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Åland is an autonomous, demilitarised, Swedish-speaking region of Finland.
The largest island is the main island of Åland, which makes up 70 per cent of the Islands’ total land area and is home to 90 per cent of the population. The longest distance from north to south is 50 km and from east to west 45 km. Despite its relatively small size, there are 912 km of public roads in Åland.
The population of Åland is currently at an all-time high. 28,502 persons are living in Åland. 11,346 of them live in Mariehamn, the only town. 14,996 live in the countryside and 2,160 persons are living in the archipelago. (31.12.2012)
More statistics at Statistics and Research Åland’s website (English).
You can find basic statistics about Åland in the folder (pdf) Åland in figures (English version).