Åland in Finland

21 May 2012 | Author/Destination: | Rubric: General Reading Time:  7 minutes

Åland map © Ulamm

Åland map © Ulamm

The Åland Islands form an archipelago in the Baltic Sea. They are situated at the entrance to the Gulf of Bothnia and form an autonomous, demilitarised, monolingually Swedish-speaking region of Finland. The islands collectively constitute the smallest region of Finland, with only 0.49% of its land area, and 0.50% of its population.   read more…

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