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Öland is an A small island in the Adriatic sea An island is any piece of land smaller than a continent and larger than a rock, that is completely surrounded by water. Very small islands are called islets. Although seldom adhered to, it is also proper to call an emergent land feature on... island in the The Baltic Sea is located in Northern Europe, bounded by the Scandinavian Peninsula, the mainland of east and central Europe, and the Danish islands. It drains into the Kattegat by way of the Öresund, the Great Belt and the Little Belt. Kattegat then continues in the Skagerrak into the... Baltic Sea. At 1,342 km² it is the largest island belonging to The Kingdom of Sweden ( Swedish: Konungariket Sverige  listen?) is a Nordic country in Scandinavia, in Northern Europe. It is bordered by Norway on the west, Finland on the northeast, the Skagerrak Strait and the Kattegat Strait on the southwest, and the Baltic Sea and the Gulf of Bothnia on... Sweden, after Gotland is the largest island in the Baltic Sea. At 2,994 km² it is also the largest island belonging to Sweden, ahead of Öland. Inhabitants of the island number 57,381 (2002 figure) and the primary income sources are tourism and agriculture. Gotland The main city on Gotland is... Gotland. It is a part of Kalmar County, or Kalmar län is a County or län in southern Sweden. It borders to the counties of Kronoberg, Jönköping, Blekinge and Östergötland. To the east in the Baltic Sea is the island Gotland. Provinces For History, Geography and Culture see: Smalandia or Oelandia... Kalmar County, or Kalmar län.

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  • Oelandia (Öland) is a historical Province (landskap) of Sweden. It is located in the Baltic Sea off the coast of Smalandia, and consists of the island of Öland, which is the largest island belonging to Sweden after Gotland. Map highlighting the location of Oelandia County For current affairs see: Kalmar... Oelandia, or Öland — a historical The provinces or landskap were the subdivision of Sweden until 1634, when they were replaced by counties in a reform, led by Axel Oxenstierna, that still remains in force in Sweden proper. The county reform also survived until 1997 in Finland, despite the separation from Sweden in 1809. The provinces... Province of Sweden
  • Öland County, or Ölands län — a former A County, or Län, is an administrative and political subdivision of Sweden. Sweden is divided into 21 counties, and in each county there is a County Administrative Board as well as a County Council. The County Administrative Board, or Länsstyrelse, is appointed by the Government to coordinate administration... County of Sweden
  • Categories: Sweden-related stubs | Municipalities of Sweden | Municipalities of Kalmar County | Öland ... Borgholm Municipality, or Borgholms kommun — a current The Municipalities or Kommuner represent the local level of self government in Sweden. Each municipality also belong to one of the 21 Counties of Sweden or Län. Municipalities can be further divided into boroughs (stadsdelsnämnder or kommundelsnämnder). The existence of such divisions are at... Municipality of Sweden
  • Mörbylånga Municipality, or Mörbylånga kommun — a current The Municipalities or Kommuner represent the local level of self government in Sweden. Each municipality also belong to one of the 21 Counties of Sweden or Län. Municipalities can be further divided into boroughs (stadsdelsnämnder or kommundelsnämnder). The existence of such divisions are at... Municipality of Sweden

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