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Three Thousand Foreigners Move to Iceland

In the first nine months of this year, 3,046 foreigners moved to Iceland. One third, or 1,018, are from Poland, followed by 176 individuals from Germany and 144 from the U.S., Morgunblaðið reports.

intercultural_day_2013_07_zrFrom the Reykjavík Intercultural Day 2013. Photo: Zoë Robert/Iceland Review.

Nationals of the other countries in the top ten are:

Lithuania: 132

Spain: 120

Denmark: 118

UK: 95

France: 76

Latvia: 73

Portugal: 70

Kenyans total 17, Japanese and Indians 15, Syrians 13 and Belgians ten. Statistics Iceland, however, does not break down how many Flemings or Walloons have arrived in the country this year.


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