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Very beautiful and little-known Åland Islands: a quiz

The Åland archipelago is distinguished by the unique beauty of pristine nature. 6,700 islands – the especial small world where the sea is always nearby. The Åland landscape varies from the inner archipelago’s leafy greenery to the outer skerries’ red granite rocks. Also there you can see a great variety of different plants and birds. This nature magic is really able to touch the hearts of everyone.

Let’s try to take a closer look at this wonderful place! And my picture hints are for you, as usual.

  • The Åland Islands/Åland constitute an autonomous and monolingual Swedish region of __________________________.

    • Finland
    • Sweden
    • Norway
    • Denmark
  • The colors of Åland flag are as follows:

    • blue, yellow, red
    • blue, white, red
    • white, blue, red
    • white, yellow, red
  • __________________________ is the official currency of Åland:

    • Åland krona
    • Euro
    • Swedish krona
    • USD
  • __________________________ is the sole official language of the province.

    • Finnish
    • Swedish
    • Norwegian
    • Danish
  • Åland has its own internet top-level domain

    • .al
    • .ala
    • .ax
    • .and
  • The total area of Åland includes more than 6,700 islands of which __________________________ are inhabited.

    • 60
    • 70
    • 80
    • 90
  • Åland has about 29,000 inhabitants and about 11,500 of them live in the capital and Åland’s only town, __________________________.

    • Mariahamn
    • Mariehamn
    • Merryhamn
    • Meriehamn
  • Åland’s original name was translated as:

    • “land of fish”
    • “northern land”
    • “land of water”
    • “land of cold”
  • Transport links between the islands and with the entire world are provided by numerous __________________________ , both domestic and international.

    • buses
    • trains
    • planes
    • ferries
  • Åland attract tourists with magnificent __________________________and gorgeous __________________________.

    • sea walks, fishing
    • bus tours, swimming
    • water excursions, hiking
    • luxury tours, shopping
  • __________________________is one of the main Åland places of interest.

    • The Museum Ship Pommern
    • Skansen
    • Mount Fløyen
    • Helsinki Cathedral
  • _________________________ is one of the local signature dishes.

    • Åland pie
    • Åland pancake
    • Åland snack
    • Åland muffin

What do you think?

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  1. I surprised myself as I got a whopping 11 out of 12. These islands look idyllic to live on. I wonder if there are any chalet for rent to enjoy the solitude and beauty for a while. Great quiz (where I guessed most of the answers) and beautiful pictures of a fantasmagoric area.

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