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Waves crashing on Kökar, Åland Islands
Waves crashing on Kökar, Åland Islands

Kökar

The Åland Island forms a bridge between Sweden and Finland, geographically as well as culturally.
Photo by Miikka Airikkala

ÅLAND ISLANDS

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ÅLAND ISLANDS

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    Capital:Mariehamn, AX

    Location:Eastern Mediterranean, peninsula on the southwest coast of Cyprus

    Currency:Euro (EUR)

    Area:123 sq km

    Population:approximately 18,195 on the Sovereign Base Areas of Akrotiri and Dhekelia including 11,000 Cypriots and 7,195 Service and UK-based contract personnel and dependents (2020)

    Languages:English, Greek

    Religion:70.5%, belongs to the Evangelical Lutheran Church of Finland.

    TimeZone:UTC+2

    Tel Code:+358

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