Global Sourcebook for International Data Management

                                         by Graham Rhind

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Åland Islands

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The Åland Islands are an autonomous part of Finland.

For supplementary information, see links to post office home pages here External, to postal code pages here External and to other personal name and addressing issues pages here External.

Table of Contents

Åland Islands - Country information


Local short name form

Official name





International telephone access code


ISO 3166 country codes

Car nationality plate code

Internet country code


GRC Country Code


Åland Islands - Languages


The Åland Islands are officially unilingually Swedish External, though some people speak Finnish External.

image For address information, please refer to the chapter on Finland.

Åland Islands - Post office box


This is written as Postilokero (PL) in Finnish, Box in Swedish.


Åland Islands - Postal codes

Postal codes (Postnummer) for The Åland Islands all begin with 22.

The Åland postal authorities prefer that 'AX-' is placed before the postal codes, but the rules of the country from which the mail is sent must define if you do this - please refer to Formatting an international address.

Metadata containing postal code formatting rules, exceptions and regular expressions can be acquired External

Åland Islands Postal code format

Åland Islands Postal code specifics

Åland Islands Postal code regular expression


Åland Islands Postal code level of coverage


Åland Islands - Administrative districts


Administrative districts graphic


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