Oland, Sodermanland

Latest articles: Cyprus - Belize - Federated States of Micronesia - Jamaica - Commonwealth of Dominica - Notable attractions in London - Bolivia - Tasmania - Sydney - South Australia - Norfolk Island - Kakadu National Park - Great Barrier Reef - Western Australia - Northern Territory

this site
Europe : Denmark, Pomerania, Belgium, Montenegro, Serbia, Croatia, Lithuania, Estonia, Finland, Belarus (Bielorussia / Byelorussia), Ukraine, Hungary, Latvia, Luxembourg, Netherlands (Holland), Macedonia, Bosnia and Herzegovina, Albania, Cyprus, United Kingdom, Andorra, Slovenia, Russia, Austria, Norway, Liechtenstein, Romania, Portugal, Sweden, France, Monaco, Ireland, Italy, Vatican, Germany, Spain, Poland, Greece, Switzerland, Austria
Sweden: Forests and Lakes, Farms and Mines, Industrial Expertise, Seasonal Lifestyle, Sweden at a Glance, Eskilstuna, Vattern, Vanern, Vasteras, Stockholm, Malmo, Lulea, Lund, Jokkmokk, Jonkoping, Gota Kanal, Gothenburg, Gotland, Boras, Trelleborg, Linkoping, Norrkoping, Oland, Sodermanland, Sodertalje, Kebnekaise

Oland, Sodermanland

Oland, Sweden
Oland, Sodermanland


Long and low-lying island covering 1345 km2 (520 sq miles), off the southeast Baltic coast. It is linked by a 6 km (4 mile) long bridge to the mainland port of Kalmar. It has a fishing fleet and there is sheep farming and limestone quarrying. Oland has numerous archaeological features, including a reconstructed Iron Age settlement. It is a popular for holidaymakers.

Population 23 800


Province covering 8388 km2 (3239 sq miles) just to the west of Stockholm. It was one of the areas around which the Swedish nation was formed in the 11th century from territory controlled by the main Germanic tribes, the Svears and Gothars.

Population 973 000

Next: Sodertalje, Kebnekaise

© www.travel-university.org 2012 - All materials contained in this website are protected by c o p y r i g h t laws, and may not be reproduced, republished, distributed, transmitted, displayed, broadcast or otherwise exploited in any manner without the express prior written permission of www.travel-university.org. You may link from your website to www.travel-university.org homepage or one of its interior pages.
Contact us