The Åland Islands Åland is a demilitarised, Swedish-speaking autonomous region of Finland. Here are some interesting tidbits about Åland: Åland has its own parliament (Ålands lagting) and government (Ålands landskapsregering) Mariehamn – the one and only town – is the the ‘capital’ of Åland. Swedish is the only official language in Åland. Åland has its own coat of arms, flag, anthem, stamps, license plates, and top level domain (.ax). For more about Åland check the Wikipedia page.

The Åland Islands is a demilitarised, Swedish-speaking autonomous region of Finland. It has its own parliament (Ålands lagting) and government (Ålands landskapsregering) Mariehamn – the one and only town is its‘capital’.

Mariehamn, Aland Islands, Finland - Municipalities of Åland: Brändö, Eckerö, Finström, Föglö, Geta, Hammarland, Jomala, Kumlinge, Kökar, Lemland, Lumparland, Mariehamn, Saltvik, Sottunga, Sund, Vårdö

Mariehamn, Finland: My Kind of Town

The author Jeremy Duns returns to picturesque Mariehamn in Finland to escape the stresses of city life.

Åland, Finland - The Åland Islands or Åland is an autonomous, demilitarised, monolingually Swedish-speaking region of Finland that consists of an archipealgo lying at the entrance to the Gulf of Bothnia in the Baltic Sea. Åland's autonomous status means that those provincial powers normally exercised by representatives of the central Finnish government are largely exercised by its own government.

The Åland Islands or Åland is an autonomous, demilitarised, Swedish-speaking region of Finland in an archipealgo lying at the entrance to the Gulf of Bothnia in the Baltic Sea.

Ålands pannkaka / Åland Pancake. Tasted and it was delicious.

Ålandspannkaka / Åland Pancake (by me)

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