Aland Islands


Aland Islands Country Info

Pronounced: Oh-lan or Oh-land in English

Swedish name: Landskapet Åland

Finnish name: Ahvenanmaan maakunta/Ahvenanmaa

Location: Fasta Åland is separated by open water from the coast of Sweden, 40 km to the west. In the east, the Åland archipelago is virtually contiguous with the Finnish Archipelago Sea.

Climate: Cold temperate; potentially subarctic but comparatively mild because of moderating influence of the North Atlantic Current, Baltic Sea, and more than 60,000 lakes

Capital: Mariehamn

Major Cities: Brändö, Eckerö, Finström, Föglö, Geta, Hammarland, Jomala, Kumlinge, Kökar, Lemland, Lumparland, Mariehamn, Saltvik, Sottunga, Sund, Vårdö

Language: Swedish

Time Zone:
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Currency: Euro (EUR)





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