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Åland Islands

ÅLAND ISLANDS    AHVENANMAA; Aaland Islands (in English, pronounced “Awland”). Group of approximately 6500 islands, 80 of them inhabited lying between the Gulf of Bothnia and the Baltic Sea and belonging to Finland. They belonged to Sweden until 1809, when they were ceded, … Continue reading

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