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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.
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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.

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Mariehamn

a city in SW Finland, chief port of the ?land Islands. Pop.: 10 693 (2004 est.)
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