Articles in Aland Islands ( 17 )

17 Articles of interest in Aland Islands

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  • Archipelago Sea

    The Archipelago Sea (Finnish: Saaristomeri, Swedish: Skärgårdshavet) is a part of the Baltic Sea between the Gulf of Bothnia, the Gulf of Finland and the Sea of Åland, within Finnish territorial waters. By some definitions it contains the largest ar…

  • Mariehamn Airport

    Mariehamn Airport (Swedish: Mariehamns flygplats, Finnish: Maarianhaminan lentoasema) (IATA: MHQ, ICAO: EFMA) is located in Jomala, Åland, Finland, some 3 kilometres (2 mi) north-west of Mariehamn town centre.

  • Battle of Grengam

    The Battle of Grengam (Russian: Гренгамское морское сражение, Swedish: Slaget vid Ledsund, or Slaget vid Föglöfjärden. ) of 1720 was the last major naval battle in the Great Northern War that took place in the Åland Islands, in the Ledsund strait be…

  • Fasta Åland

    Fasta Åland (Finnish: Manner-Ahvenanmaa or Ahvenanmanner) is the largest and most populous island of Åland, an autonomous province of Finland. The provincial capital Mariehamn is located on the island.

  • Kastelholm Castle

    Kastelholm Castle (Swedish: Kastelholms slott) is a Swedish-built medieval castle located off Road 2 in Sund, Åland, Finland, approximately 25 km (16 mi) northeast of Mariehamn, overlooking a fjord to the south of the village of Kastelholm. Along wi…

  • Långnäs

    Långnäs is a port in Lumparland on the eastern mainland of Åland. Road ferries to Kumlinge and Galtby via Kökar start here. In the early 1960s, Silja Line built a ferry terminal in Långnäs, designed by architect Bengt Lundsten. The terminal was in u…

  • Lumparn

    Lumparn (fi. Lumpari) is a large bay devoid of islands in the Main Island of Åland, Finland, bordered by Sund to the north, Lumparland to the east, Lemland to the south and Jomala to the west.

  • Finnish escort Aura II

    Aura II (formerly known as SS Halland, Bore II, SS Seagull and SS Aura) was a Finnish escort vessel, and a former presidential yacht, operated by the Finnish Navy between 1939 and 1940. The ship participated in the Winter War.