Mariehamn


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Mariehamn

(mariəˈhamn)
n
(Placename) a city in SW Finland, chief port of the Åland Islands. Pop: 10 693 (2004 est). Finnish name: Maarianhamina
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Noun1.Mariehamn - a town that is the chief port of the Aland islands
Finland, Republic of Finland, Suomi - republic in northern Europe; achieved independence from Russia in 1917
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The Finns slumped to third bottom in the league after 15 games following their latest loss, 2-1 at home to IFK Mariehamn.
Were scored in the second half to send Zesco to the top of the standings on 34 points, similar to second-placed Green Buffaloes, who have played 15 games, one more than champions Zesco.In Finland, midfielder Amos Ekhalie clocked 90 minutes as IFK Mariehamn lost 3-2 to Inter Turku in a Finnish top flight fixture on Saturday.
With its graceful waterfront, and sailboats tacking back and forth against the summer sky Mariehamn, the capital of Aland, a Finnish archipelago comprised of 6,500 islands in the middle of the Baltic, is about as close to Shangri-la as one can find near the troubled continent of Europe these days.
Finavia also completed development work at several other regional locations, namely Ivalo (IATA: ILV) and Kittila (KKT) in Lapland, plus Joensuu (JOE), Mariehamn (MHQ), Oulu (OUL), Tampere-Pirkkala (TMP), Turku (TKU) and Vaasa (VAA) airports.
Whilst with the Blades, Boden was sent out on loan to Finnish Premier League side IFK Mariehamn. He returned the England in 2008 to make more than 100 appearances for Chesterfield.
Second division champions last autumn, they've now secured back-to-back promotions under coach Jani Honkavaara and kicked off their season with a 1-1 draw at Mariehamn.
The goalkeeper perhaps thought he might have escaped all that kind of thing when he signed for Finnish side IFK Mariehamn.
The government of the Aland Islands - an autonomous region of Finland situated between Sweden and Finland - said it will auction off one bottle each of the oldest preserved examples of Veuve Clicquot and Juglar in the islands' main city of Mariehamn on June 3.
Summary: The world's oldest drinkable champagne was corked on Wednesday in Mariehamn, Finland, after nearly two centuries under water.
FINNISH VEIKKAUSLIGA.- JJK 1, HJK Helsinki 2; MyPa 2, IFK Mariehamn 1.
The airport in Mariehamn on the island of Aland remained closed.
Birka Line, headquartered in Mariehamn in the Aland Islands, operates passenger services from Stockholm in Sweden, where the company also has a sales and marketing subsidiary.