Welcome to Mariehamn and the Åland Islands!

On this blogg we would like to show you photos from our islands. The town, the Baltic Sea and other places. We hope that we can give you as much information about our paradise as possible.

Tuesday, 26 October 2010

The Åland Islands - some background information

The Åland Islands consists of more than 6,500 islands situated right between Finland and Sweden. The Åland Islands are self governed and demilitarised, though belonging to Finland. The Islands have some 27,000 inhabitants. More than 90 % of the population are Swedish-speaking.

The Åland Islands on Wikipedia