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|Native name: Fasta Åland|
Fasta Åland (Finland)
|Area||685 km2 (264 sq mi)|
|Largest city||Mariehamn (pop. 11,048)|
Fasta Åland (Finnish: Manner-Ahvenanmaa or Ahvenanmanner) is the largest and most populous island of Åland, an autonomous province of Finland. The provincial capital Mariehamn is located on the island. With the area of 685 km² it is the 3rd largest island in Finland.
Ninety per cent of the population live on Fasta Åland (the Main Island), which is also the site of the capital town of Mariehamn. Fasta Åland is the largest island in the archipelago, extending over 1,010 square kilometres, more than 70% of the province's land area. It measures approximately 50 kilometres (31 mi) from north to south and 45 kilometres (28 mi) from east to west.
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