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Provincial town: Abo Area (sq miles): 6,862 Population: 251,011 Population density: 36.6 people per square mile Towns: 6
Trade is extremely significant. The climate is healthful. There is a first-class fortress on the island of Aland, a harbor at Nystad, a port at B'erneborg. You will find an ancient fort, the Aland islands, a shipbuilding wharf, and more lakes than you can count.
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