Showing posts with label HELSINKI. Show all posts
Showing posts with label HELSINKI. Show all posts

21 July 2011

ÅLAND ISLANDS : MIDWAY BETWEEN STOCKHOLM AND FINLAND (Ahvenanmaa)

PUBLISHED BY KENNETH S. DOIG




Åland's poisition on Neuromap[1] & Worldmap
[1] north+European= "neuro" "Seuromap"
southern Europe
The Parliament of Åland
Åland, situated at southern end of
Gulf of Bothnia, midway between the
Finnish & Swedish mainland. 



The Åland Islands during the Crimean War

The Åland Islands are governed according to the Act on the Autonomy of Åland and international treaties. These laws guarantee the islands' autonomy from Finland, which has ultimate sovereignty over them, as well as a demilitarized status. The Government of Åland, or Landskapsregering, answers to the Parliament of Åland, or Lagting, in accordance with the principles of parliamentarism.

16 June 2011

HELSINKI, BEST QUALITY OF LIFE

Published by Kenneth S. Doig 
And the city with the best quality of life is … Helsinki!
At least, that’s what British magazine Monocle declared after taking a look at a number of urban centers around the globe. The magazine bases its annual top-25 list on a variety of factors, aiming to find the city that is the best to call home.

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