Flag of Åland (GIF)


Åland is an archipelago located at the entrance to the Gulf of Bothnia in the Baltic Sea and is an autonomous region of Finland. Its capital is Mariehamn, and its population is approximately 30,000.

The flag of Aland consists of a red cross within a thick yellow Nordic cross tilted to the left on a blue background. The yellow cross represents the Islands' old relationship with Sweden, while the red cross refers to Finland, and the blue represents justice, loyalty, truth, vigilance, and perseverance. The height-to-width ratio of the flag is 17:26, and the flag was adopted in 1954.


Keywords: Flag of Aland (Swedish: Ålands flagga), GIF

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