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Finland is a Northern European nation bordering Sweden, Norway, and Russia. Its capital, Helsinki, occupies a peninsula and surrounding islands in the Baltic Sea.

Flag of Åland Islands

Flag of Åland Islands

The flag of the Åland Islands was adopted in 1954, The Flag is blue with a red Scandinavian cross fimbriated yellow. The Swedish cross looks like the island’s ancient relationship with Sweden while the red-cross signifies its connotation with Finland.   Flag of Åland Islands Design and Colour Scheme The flag of the Aland Islands […]

8 Interesting Facts About Lappeenranta

Interesting Facts About Lappeenranta

Facts About Lappeenranta Lappeenranta lies at the southern end of Lake Saimaa, northeast of Kotka. Lappeenranta’s original core settlement, Lapvesi, later Lappee, was originally formed around a headland jutting into Lake Saimaa, the site of the present fortress. Lappeenranta incorporated the neighbouring municipalities of Lappee and Lauritsala on 1 January 1967, Nuijamaa on 1 January […]