Swedish Speaking

Some articles on swedish:

Archipelago Sea - Culture
... The culture of the archipelago resembles that of the Swedish-speaking coastal areas of Finland ... The Åland archipelago in the west is almost completely Swedish-speaking, the Åboland archipelago in the south is mostly Swedish-speaking and the ...
Language Shift - Examples - Finland
... Finland still has coastal Swedish-speaking enclaves, unlike Estonia where the last coast-Swedes were decimated or escaped to Sweden in 1944 ... As Finland was under Swedish rule from the medieval ages until 1809, the language of education was Swedish, with Finnish being allowed as a medium of education at ... Several of the coastal cities were multilingual Viipuri had newspapers in Swedish, Finnish, Russian and German ...
Estonian Swedes
... Swedes, Estonia-Swedes, or Coastal Swedes (Swedish estlandssvenskar, "Estonia Swedes", colloquially aibofolke, "Island People", Estonian rannarootslased, i.e ... Coastal Swedes" or eestirootslased) are a Swedish-speaking linguistic minority traditionally residing in the coastal areas and islands of what is now western and ... in these areas (known as Aiboland) dates back to the 13th and 14th centuries, when their Swedish-speaking ancestors arrived in Estonia from what is now Sweden and Finland ...

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