Finland has 431 inhabited small islands in archipelago areas, 152 of them in big lakes. The number of islanders is about 8 700, ranging from 1 to 972. In addition the region Aland is also an archipelago with 25 islands, 24 of these with less than 600 inhabitants.
Pro Aboland UtskĂ¤r, www.foss.fi, is the association for the archipelago areas in the southwest.
Visit website of National Association of Finnish Islands