Greenland's parliamentary election to be held on April 24: state broadcaster

Greenland’s Prime Minister Kim Kielsen holds an oil-bearing rock from Greenland in Nuke, Greenland, June 2, 2016. REUTERS/Alister Doyle

COPENHAGEN (Reuters) - Greenland's parliament has decided that the election called by Prime Minister Kim Kielsen last week is to be held on April 24, Greenlandic Broadcasting Corporation, KNR, reported on Tuesday.

Greenland is a self-ruling country within the Kingdom of Denmark and has a population of about 56,000 people.

(Reporting by Teis Jensen; Editing by Alison Williams)