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Physical characteristics - Location

Coordinates: long: 19.94014 lat : 60.25576
Coordinates (gr,min,sec): WGS84long: 19°56'24.5076 lat : 60°1'32.0736
Surface area: 807.8 km2 (2.127 x Isle of Wight)
Length coastline: 849.2 km
Average height: 15 metre
Length island: 60 km
Maximum width island (estimate): 40 km
Name : Orrdals klint (129 metre)
Orientation island: West-northwest - South-southeast

Demographic data island

Habited: Yes
Number of inhabitants: 28065
Population density: 18.08 inh/km2
Important places (direction): Godby (M)

Naming - Location

Local native name: Ahvenanmaa
Archipelago (island group): Åland Islands
Neighboring islands
(Island hopping):
1) Singö 47.5 km WestSouthWest
2) Houtskär 55 km East
3) Keistiö 57 km East
4) Gräsö 57.6 km West
5) Korpo 66.6 km East
6) Utö 67.7 km EastSouthEast
7) Norrskata 70.3 km East
8) Storlandet 77.2 km East
9) Möja 85.7 km SouthSouthWest
10) Grinda 100.7 km SouthWest
11) Runmarö 103.4 km SouthSouthWest
12) Nämdö 113.6 km SouthSouthWest
13) Ornö 129.9 km SouthWest
14) Utö 146.6 km SouthSouthWest
15) Hiiumaa 155.7 km SouthEast
16) Gotska Sandön 183.6 km SouthSouthWest
17) Saaremaa 189.3 km SouthSouthEast
18) Osmussaar 192.8 km EastSouthEast
19) Vormsi 195.9 km EastSouthEast
20) Vilsandi 199.4 km SouthSouthEast
21) Suur-Pakri 217.1 km EastSouthEast
22) Väike-Pakri 220.9 km EastSouthEast
23) Muhu 221.7 km SouthEast
24) Fårö 226 km SouthSouthWest
25) Gotland 237.8 km SouthSouthWest
Country: Finland
Location in Country: South-southwest
Name maakunta: Region Åland
Name Kommun: municipalities : 1) Jomala 2) Hammarland 3) Eckerö 4) Finström 5) Geta 6) Saltvik 7) Sund 8) Lemland 9) Lumparland 10) Vårdö 11) Kumlinge 12) Brändö 13) Sottunga 14) Föglö 15) Kökar
Main place: Mariehamn
Places portal2europe
(sister website):
Finstrom (Central)
Geta (Central)
Hammarland (Central)
Haraldsby (Central)
Jomala (Central)
Lemland (Central)
Lumparland (Central)
Mariehamn (Central)
Odkarby (Central)
Saltvik (Central)

Location Main place: South
Sea: Gulf of Bothnia
Distance to main land: 44 km
Nearest Country: Sweden
Type Rock outcrop: rocky surface
island-Type: island in sea
Remarks: Swedish-speaking. This is the largest island Fasta Åland (70% of the surface of the island group and 90% of the population)


Topographic islandmap Åland (Fasta)

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Åland (Fasta) Digital terrain model - DTM



Relief: Height Classes in percentages


Relief: Slope Classes in percentages



Weather at Åland (Fasta)

The weather type in Finströmclear skyweericoon
Current temperature: 2 degrees Celcius
Precipitation last 3 hours: No precipitation
Wind: 4.12 meter per second (Wind force - bft 3)
Winddirection: South-southwest
Atmospheric pressure: 999 mb
Humidity: 87 %
Daylength at 29 January 2023:7 hour and 39 minutes
Sunrise: 08:03 Europe/Amsterdam
Sunset: 15:42 Europe/Amsterdam
Weather-page: Åland (Fasta)

The weather for the next few hours

Finström - AX (longitude: 19.9401, latitude: 60.2558)
Distance weather station to the center island (direction NNO): not known
16:00
2 degrees Celcius
992 mbar
scattered cloudsweericoon
19:00
2 degrees Celcius
984 mbar
broken cloudsweericoon
22:00
4 degrees Celcius
979 mbar
overcast cloudsweericoon
1:00
4 degrees Celcius
975 mbar
light rainweericoon
4:00
2 degrees Celcius
974 mbar
light rainweericoon

Climate: Temperature and Precipitation



Transport on your island-holiday

Directly accessible from Western Europe (The Netherlands) by plane: No
International airport present : No
Accessible by car: Yes
Distance from Western Europe (The Netherlands) (rough estimate): 1677 km
Ferry connection - Car - Car - with mainland: Yes
Boat Connection - pedestrian - with mainland: Yes
Bicycle facilities: Yes

island-Sights, island-Tourism - island-attractions

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Landuse Åland (Fasta)

 Forest   495.5 km2 
 61% 
 Nature   98.9 km2 
 12% 
 Agriculture   182.8 km2 
 23% 
 Wet nature   0.8 km2 
 0% 
 Water   7.5 km2 
 1% 
 Urban area   20.1 km2 
 3% 
 Infrastructure   0.9 km2 
 0% 
 Viticulture   0 km2 
 0% 
 Rock outcrop   1.3 km2 
 0%