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The Gulf of Bothnia separates what two countries?

The Gulf of Bothnia separates what two countries?

Gulf of Bothnia, Swedish Bottniska Viken, Finnish Pohjan Lahti, northern arm of the Baltic Sea, between Sweden (west) and Finland (east).

  1. Who owns the Gulf of Bothnia?
  2. What sea is between Finland and Russia?
  3. What is the body of water between Sweden and Finland?
  4. What country is located between Norway and Finland?
  5. Where is the Gulf of Finland?
  6. Why is Åland part of Finland?
  7. Is Finland a part of Scandinavia?
  8. What is the island between Sweden and Finland?
  9. What countries border the Gulf of Finland?
  10. Which two countries are directly to the west of Finland?
  11. Which sea borders both St Petersburg and Kaliningrad?
  12. Is Finland Scandinavian or Baltic?
  13. Does the Gulf of Bothnia freeze?
  14. What countries border Sweden?

Who owns the Gulf of Bothnia?

The Bothnian Bay has a catchment area of 260,675 square kilometres (100,647 sq mi). Of this, 56% lies in Finland, 44% in Sweden and less than 1% in Norway. The catchment contains about 11,500,000 hectares (28,000,000 acres) of forest, split roughly equally between Sweden and Finland.

What sea is between Finland and Russia?

Gulf of Finland, Finnish Suomen Lahti, Russian Finsky Zaliv, easternmost arm of the Baltic Sea, between Finland (north) and Russia and Estonia (east and south).

What is the body of water between Sweden and Finland?

Bothnian Sea, Swedish Bottenhavet, Finnish Selkämeri, the southern part of the Gulf of Bothnia, the northern arm of the Baltic Sea, which lies between Finland and Sweden.

What country is located between Norway and Finland?

Sweden is located on the east side of the Scandinavian Peninsula in North Europe. It is bound by Finland, the Gulf of Bothnia and the Baltic Sea to the east, Kattegat to the southwest and Norway to the west and northwest....

Where is the Gulf of Finland?

Finskiy zaliv, IPA: [ˈfʲinskʲɪj zɐˈlʲif]; Swedish: Finska viken) is the easternmost arm of the Baltic Sea. It extends between Finland to the north and Estonia to the south, to Saint Petersburg in Russia to the east, where the river Neva drains into it.

Why is Åland part of Finland?

The League of Nations granted Finland sovereignty over Åland in 1921. Finland was placed under an obligation to guarantee to the population of the islands their Swedish culture, language, local customs and the system of self-government.

Is Finland a part of Scandinavia?

In general, Scandinavia denotes Norway, Sweden, and Denmark. The term Norden refers to Denmark, Finland, Iceland, Norway, and Sweden. These form a group of countries having affinities with each other and are distinct from the rest of continental Europe.

What is the island between Sweden and Finland?

Åland Islands, Swedish Åland Skärgård, Finnish Ahvenanmaa, archipelago constituting Åland (Ahvenanmaa) autonomous territory, southwestern Finland. The islands lie at the entrance to the Gulf of Bothnia, 25 miles (40 km) east of the Swedish coast, at the eastern edge of the Åland Sea.

What countries border the Gulf of Finland?

Finland is bordered to the north by Norway, to the east by Russia, to the south by the Gulf of Finland, to the southwest by the Gulf of Bothnia, and to the northwest by Sweden.

Which two countries are directly to the west of Finland?

It shares land borders with Sweden to the west, Russia to the east, Norway to the north, and is defined by the Gulf of Bothnia to the west, and the Gulf of Finland of the Baltic Sea across Estonia to the south.

Which sea borders both St Petersburg and Kaliningrad?

Since May 2004, with the accession of the Baltic states and Poland, the Baltic Sea has been almost entirely surrounded by countries of the European Union (EU). The remaining non-EU shore areas are Russian: the Saint Petersburg area and the Kaliningrad Oblast exclave.

Is Finland Scandinavian or Baltic?

The Baltic countries are the three young Baltic republics of Estonia, Latvia, and Lithuania. All three countries lie on the Baltic sea (hence the name) along with Finland, Sweden, Denmark, Germany, Poland, and Russia.

Does the Gulf of Bothnia freeze?

Being nearly fresh, the gulf is frozen over five months every year. The icing of the Baltic Sea begins and ends in the northern Gulf of Bothnia.

What countries border Sweden?

Sweden shares a border with Norway in the west, Finland in the northeast and, like an artery, the Öresund Bridge and tunnel connects us physically and culturally to Denmark in the southwest. Our land border with Norway is the longest uninterrupted border in Europe at 1,619km long.

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