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Mariehamn

(märē`əhämn') or

Maarianhamina

(mä`rēänhä'mĭnä), city (1996 pop. 10,399), capital of ÅlandÅland Islands
or Ahvenanmaa Islands
, Swed. Ålandsöerna , archipelago (1996 pop. 25,257), 581 sq mi (1,505 sq km), in the Baltic Sea between Sweden and Finland, at the entrance of the Gulf of Bothnia.
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 prov., SW Finland, on Åland island. It is an active trade center and a popular summer resort. It was founded in 1861 by Czar Alexander II.

Mariehamn

 

(Maarianhamina), the main city and a port in the Aland Islands (Finland); located on the southern coast of Aland Island. Population, 8,500 (1970). It is a shipping center and is linked by ferry with Turku and Stockholm (Sweden). It is also a fishing center, with ship-building and food-processing industries. Mariehamn is a tourist site. It was founded in 1861.

Mariehamn

a city in SW Finland, chief port of the ?land Islands. Pop.: 10 693 (2004 est.)
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Virtually everything else education, medical care, law and order--is the responsibility of Mariehamn, which also has its own Parliament, the Landsting.
According to the A-clinic (outpatient alcoholism treatment facility) in Mariehamn, the number of Alanders with alcohol problems has risen in recent years.
One thing led to another and after combining coaching at FC Aland with squad duties at IFK Mariehamn, his full-time move to the Finnish top flight was confirmed last year.
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Another route, between Mariehamn and Turku, would be launched in January 2006.
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Birka Line, headquartered in Mariehamn in the Aland Islands, operates passenger traffic from Stockholm in Sweden, where the company also has a sales and marketing subsidiary.
Finnish airline Finnair Plc said on Monday (5 July) that it was continuing to expand entrepreneur cooperation at domestic airports, and was planning to transfer passenger services in Mariehamn, Aland, to Flygfaltets Reseservice Ab in a transfer of business arrangement.
Virtanen, 21, penned a three-and-a-half-year deal and leaves IFK Mariehamn to follow in the foosteps of fellow countrymen Mixu Paatelainen, Jarkko Wiss, Shefki Kuqi and Jonatan Johansson.
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The new company will be 66%-owned by Alandsbanken and 34%-owned by Tapiola Bank, and will be headquartered in Mariehamn in the Aland Islands.