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Destinations: Baltic sea region

Yachts Destinations, All places in Baltic Sea Region

The terms Baltic region, Baltic Rim countries, and Baltic Rim refer to slightly different combinations of countries in the general area surrounding the Baltic Sea.

Yacht Destination Guide travel vacation places in Baltic Sea Region, Abruka, Aegna, Baltic Sea, Bornholm, Danholm, Ertholmene, Falster, Fehmarn, Fredericia, Gotland

Yacht Destination Guide travel vacation places in Baltic Sea Region, Halmstad, Hamburg, Halmstad, Helsingor, Helsinki, Hiddensee, Hiiumaa, Hohwacht, Jurmala, Kassari

Yacht Destination Guide travel vacation places in Baltic Sea Region, Kesselaid, Kihnu, Kimitoon, Koinastu, Laajasalo, Lauttasaari, Lidingo, Little Belt, Ljustero, Lolland

Yacht Destination Guide travel vacation places in Baltic Sea Region, Manilaid, Marina, Middelfart, Mohni, Muhu, Oland, Osmussaar, Pakri Islands, Poel, Prangli
Yacht Destination Guide travel vacation places in Baltic Sea Region, Replot, Riddarholmen, Riga, Rugen, Ruhnu, Russia, Saaremaa, Stora Karlso, Suomenlinna, Szczecin, Tallinn, Turku, Ummanz, Uppsala, Usedom, Ustka, Varmdo, Ventspils, Vilsandi, Vormsi, Warsaw, Winter Palace, Wolin, Ystad
Abruka
Abruka
Abruka
Abruka
Abruka is an 8.78 km² Estonian island in the Gulf of Riga, 4 km south of the island of Saaremaa. Together with few neighbouring smaller islands (Vahase, Kasselaid, Linnusitamaa and Kirjurahu) Abruka forms the village of Abruka, which is part of Kaarma Parish, Saare County. The village has a population of 33 (as of 1 January 2011) and an area of 10.1 km².

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Aegna
Aegna
Aegna
Aegna
Aegna is an Estonian island in the Bay of Tallinn in the Baltic Sea. Administratively it is part of the city of Tallinn, the capital of Estonia and is a sub district of the Kesklinn (City center) district.

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Baltic Sea
Baltic Sea
Baltic Sea
Baltic Sea
The Baltic Sea is a mediterranean sea located between Central and Northern Europe, from 53°N to 66°N latitude and from 10°E to 30°E longitude. It is bounded by the Swedish part of the Scandinavian Peninsula, the mainland of Europe, and the Danish islands.

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Bornholm
Bornholm
Bornholm
Bornholm
Bornholm is a Danish island in the Baltic Sea, to the east of most of Denmark, south of Sweden, and north of Poland. The main industries on the island include fishing, arts and crafts such as glass making and pottery using locally worked clay, and dairy farming. Tourism is important during the summer. The topography of the island consists of dramatic rock formations in the north (unlike the rest of Denmark which is mostly gentle rolling hills) sloping down towards pine and deciduous forests (greatly damaged by storms in the 1950s) and farmland in the middle and sandy beaches in the south.

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Danholm
Danholm
Danholm
Danholm
Danholm (literally Danes' Isle) is a small island on the German coast of the Baltic Sea. It is situated in the Strelasund just east of Stralsund. Both bridges linking Rügen with the mainland, Rügendamm and Rügenbrücke, run over it. The island was the scene of an incident between the Swedish and French armies in 1807, when it belonged to Swedish Pomerania.

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Ertholmene
Ertholmene
Ertholmene
Ertholmene
Ertholmene, generally called Christiansø, is a small archipelago situated approximately 18 km northeast of Bornholm in the Baltic Sea. Its permanent population is 92 (as of 2013)[citation needed] and its area is 39 hectares (0.39 km2). Ertholmene belongs to Denmark and has the country's easternmost point.

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Falster
Falster
Falster
Falster
Falster is an island in south-eastern Denmark with an area of 514 km² (198 sq. miles) and 43,398 inhabitants as of 1 January 2010. Located in the Baltic sea, it is part of Region Sjælland (County of Zealand) and is administered by Guldborgsund Municipality.

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Fehmarn
Fehmarn
Fehmarn
Fehmarn
Fehmarn (Danish: Femern) is an island and since 2003 a town on this island in the Baltic Sea, off the eastern coast of Schleswig-Holstein, Germany, and ca. 18 kilometers south of the Danish island of Lolland. It belongs to the district of Ostholstein.

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Fredericia
Fredericia
Fredericia
Fredericia
Fredericia is a town located in Fredericia municipality in the eastern part of the Jutland peninsula in Denmark, in a sub-region known locally as Trekanten, or The Triangle. It was founded in 1650 by Frederick III, after whom it was named.

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Gotland
Gotland
Gotland
Gotland
Gotland, Gutland in the local language Gutnish, is a province, county, municipality, and diocese of Sweden. It is Sweden's largest island. The island of Gotland and the other areas of the province of Gotland make up less than one percent of Sweden's total land area. The province includes the small islands of Fårö and Gotska Sandön to the north, as well as the even smaller Karlsö Islands (Lilla and Stora) to the west. The population is 57,221 of which about 23,600 live in Visby, the main town.

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Halmstad
Halmstad
Halmstad
Halmstad
Halmstad is a port, university, industrial and recreational city at the mouth of Nissan in the province of Halland on the Swedish west coast. Halmstad is the seat of Halmstad Municipality and the capital of Halland County.

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Hamburg
Hamburg
Hamburg
Hamburg
Hamburg is the second largest city in Germany and the eighth largest city in the European Union. It is also the thirteenth largest German state. It is home to over 1.8 million people, while the Hamburg Metropolitan Region has more than 5 million inhabitants.

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Halmstad
Hanko
Hanko
Hanko
Hanko is a bilingual port town and municipality on the south coast of Finland, 130 kilometres west of Helsinki. Its current population is 9,270 (31 January 2014), with a majority being Finnish speakers and a strong minority being Swedish speakers.

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Helsingor
Helsingor
Helsingor
Helsingor
Helsingor is a city and the municipal seat of Helsingør Municipality on the northeast coast of the island of Zealand in eastern Denmark. Helsingor has a population of 46,407 including the southern suburbs of Snekkersten and Espergærde. It is known internationally for its castle Kronborg, where William Shakespeare's play Hamlet is set.

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Helsinki
Helsinki
Helsinki
Helsinki
Helsinki is the capital and largest city of Finland. It is in the region of Uusimaa, located in southern Finland, on the shore of the Gulf of Finland, an arm of the Baltic Sea.

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Hiddensee
Hiddensee
Hiddensee
Hiddensee
Hiddensee is a car free island in the Baltic Sea, located west of Germany's largest island, Rügen, on the German coast. The island is located at 54°33' north 13°07' east, and has about 1,300 inhabitants. It was a popular holiday destination for East German tourists during German Democratic Republic (GDR) times and continues to attract tourists today with its natural beauty. It is the location of the University of Greifswald's ornithological station. Gerhart Hauptmann and Walter Felsenstein are buried there.

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Hiiumaa
Hiiumaa
Hiiumaa
Hiiumaa
Hiiumaa is the second largest island (989 km²) belonging to Estonia. It is located in the Baltic Sea, north of the island of Saaremaa, a part of the West Estonian archipelago. Its largest town is Kärdla.

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Hohwacht
Hohwacht
Hohwacht
Hohwacht
Hohwacht is a municipality in the district of Plon, in Schleswig-Holstein, Germany. It lies within the region of Wagria and its subordinate parishes are Hohwacht, Haßberg, Neudorf, Niedermühle and Schmiedendorf. The village was first mentioned in 1557 as Hohenwacht.

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Jurmala
Jurmala
Jurmala
Jurmala
Jurmala is a city in Latvia, about 25 kilometres (16 miles) west of Riga. Jūrmala is a resort town stretching 32 km (20 miles) and sandwiched between the Gulf of Riga and the Lielupe River. It has a 33 km (21 miles) stretch of white-sand beach, and a population of 55,580, making it the fifth largest city in Latvia.

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Kassari
Kassari
Kassari
Kassari
Kassari is an Estonian island. It is 19,3 km² in area with a population of around 300. It has a museum dedicated to Aino Kallas. Philosopher and pedagogue Ülo Kaevats (born 1947) was born on Kassari.

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Kesselaid
Kesselaid
Kesselaid
Kesselaid
Kesselaid (also Kessulaid, or diminutively Kessu. German: Schildau; Swedish: Sköld, Skölldo) is a 1.7 km2 (0.66 sq mi) Estonian islet located between the mainland and the island of Muhu in the Suur väin (Big Strait) which connects the Väinameri strait and the Gulf of Riga. There's only one village on the island Kesse, which is administratively part of Muhu Parish, Saare County.

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Kihnu
Kihnu
Kihnu
Kihnu
Kihnu (Swedish: Kynö) is an island in the Baltic Sea. With an area of 16,4 km² it is the largest island in the Gulf of Riga and the seventh largest island of Estonia. The length of the island is 7 km and width 3.3 km, the highest point is at 8.9 m above sea level.

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Kimitoon
Kimitoon
Kimitoon
Kimitoon
Kimitoön is a municipality of Finland. It was created on January 1, 2009, when the municipalities of Dragsfjärd, Kimito and Västanfjärd were consolidated into a single municipality.

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Koinastu
Koinastu
Koinastu
Koinastu
Kõinastu is a 2.62 km² islet in the southern part of the Väinameri Sea, Estonia. Administratively it forms Kõinastu village which is part of Orissaare Parish, Saare County. Kõinastu has a population of 4 (as of 1 January 2011).

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Laajasalo
Laajasalo
Laajasalo
Laajasalo
Laajasalo (Swedish: Degerö) is a group of islands that forms a neighbourhood in southern Helsinki, the capital of Finland. As of 2010, it had a population of 15,961.

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Lauttasaari
Lauttasaari
Lauttasaari
Lauttasaari
Lauttasaari is an island and neighbourhood of Western Helsinki (Helsingfors in Swedish), about 3 kilometres west of the city centre. With a population of 20,000 as of January 2010, Lauttasaari is primarily a residential area but also contains services, including several marinas and canoe clubs. Although close to the city centre, Lauttasaari is noted for its preserved forest areas and rocky outcrops.

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Lidingo
Lidingo
Lidingo
Lidingo
Lidingö is an island in the inner Stockholm archipelago, northeast of Stockholm, Sweden. By the end of 2013, the population was 45,178. It is the seat of government of the Lidingö Municipality, Stockholm County.

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Little Belt
Little Belt
Little Belt
Little Belt
The Little Belt is a strait between the Danish island of Funen and the Jutland Peninsula. The belt is about 50 km long and 800m to 28 km wide, the maximum depth is approximately 75 m, and contains numerous small Danish islands.

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Ljustero
Ljustero
Ljustero
Ljustero
Ljusterö is an island in Sweden. It is in the northern part of the Stockholm archipelago in Österåker Municipality, Stockholm County. It is approximately 65 kilometers north of central Stockholm. With an area of 62 km², it is the 17th largest island in the country. The island is accessed from the mainland by regular ferries from Östanå as well as by boat from central Stockholm.

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Lolland
Lolland
Lolland
Lolland
Lolland is the fourth largest island of Denmark, with an area of 1,243 square kilometers (480 sq. miles). Located in the Baltic sea, it is part of Region Sjælland (Region Zealand). As of 1 January 2013, it has 62,578 inhabitants.

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Manilaid
Manilaid
Manilaid
Manilaid
Manilaid is a 1.87 km2 (0.72 sq mi) Estonian islet in the Gulf of Riga, located between the island of Kihnu and the mainland's Tõstamaa peninsula. Together with the neighbouring smaller uninhabited islets Sorgu and Anilaid, Manilaid forms the village of Manija. Administratively the village belongs to Tõstamaa Parish in Pärnu County.

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Marina
Marina
Marina
Marina
A marina is a dock or basin with moorings and supplies for yachts and small boats. A marina differs from a port in that a marina does not handle large passenger ships or cargo from freighters.

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Middelfart
Middelfart
Middelfart
Middelfart
Middelfart is a town in central Denmark, with a population of 14,815. The town is the municipal seat of Middelfart municipality on the island of Funen.

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Mohni
Mohni
Mohni
Mohni
Mohni is an island belonging to the country of Estonia.

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Muhu
Muhu
Muhu
Muhu
Muhu is an island in the Baltic Sea. With an area of 198 km² it is the third largest island belonging to Estonia, after Saaremaa and Hiiumaa.

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Oland
Oland
Oland
Oland
Öland is the second largest Swedish island and the smallest of the traditional provinces of Sweden. Öland has an area of 1,342 km² and is located in the Baltic Sea just off the coast of Småland. The island has 25,000 inhabitants, but during Swedish Midsummer it is visited by up to 500,000 people. It is separated from the mainland by the Kalmar Strait and connected to it by the 6 km Öland Bridge, which opened on 30 September in 1972.

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Osmussaar
Osmussaar
Osmussaar
Osmussaar
Osmussaar is an Estonian island situated in the mouth of the Gulf of Finland in the Baltic Sea, 7.5 km off the Estonian mainland. Administratively the island is part of Noarootsi Parish in Lääne County. Its area is 4.8 km2 (1,200 acres).

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Pakri Islands
Pakri Islands
Pakri Islands
Pakri Islands
Pakri Islands (Estonian: Pakri saared, Swedish: Rågöarna) are two Estonian islands in the Finnish Gulf: Suur-Pakri and Väike-Pakri (Swedish: Stora Rågö and Lilla Rågö). Administratively they belong to the town of Paldiski. For centuries the islands had been inhabited by Estonian Swedes, until during the Second World War the entire population was forced to leave.

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Poel
Poel
Poel
Poel
Poel is an island in the Baltic Sea. It builds the natural northern and eastern boundaries of the Bay of Wismar on the German coast. The northern coast of the island is also on the south side of the large gulf known as the Bay of Mecklenburg, which Wismar Bay enters into. Insel Poel thus forms on its northern side the unofficial latitude of the northern boundary of the Wismar Bay.

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Prangli
Prangli
Prangli
Prangli
Prangli is an Estonian island in the Gulf of Finland. The first records are from 1387 as when it was called Rango. The first Settlers came from Sweden. The Estonian culture spread to the island in the 17th century. Prangli is part of Viimsi Parish. In Kelnase is a harbour which is connected by ferry to Leppneeme on the mainland.

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Replot
Replot
Replot
Replot
Replot is an island in the Kvarken ("The Throat"), the narrowest part of the Gulf of Bothnia in the northern part of the Baltic sea. It has about 2,100 inhabitants, almost only Swedish-speaking. The size is about 150 square kilometres (58 sq mi), one of the largest islands of Finland. Replot was an independent municipality until 1973, when it was consolidated to the municipality of Korsholm, near Vaasa.

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Riddarholmen
Riddarholmen
Riddarholmen
Riddarholmen
Riddarholmen is a small islet in central Stockholm, Sweden. The island forms part of Gamla Stan, the old town, and houses a number of private palaces dating from the 17th century. The main landmark is the church Riddarholmskyrkan, the royal burial church since the 16th century and where a number of Swedish monarchs lie buried.

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Riga
Riga
Riga
Riga
Riga is the capital and largest city of Latvia. With 693,064 inhabitants, Riga is the largest city of the Baltic states and home to more than one third of Latvia's population. The city lies on the Gulf of Riga, at the mouth of the Daugava. Riga's territory covers 307.17 km2 (118.60 sq mi) and lies between 1 and 10 metres (3.3 and 32.8 ft) above sea level, on a flat and sandy plain.

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Rugen
Rugen
Rugen
Rugen
Rügen is Germany's largest island by area. It is located off the Pomeranian coast in the Baltic Sea and belongs to the state of Mecklenburg Western Pomerania.

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Ruhnu
Ruhnu
Ruhnu
Ruhnu
Ruhnu is an island situated in the Gulf of Riga in the Baltic Sea. It belongs to Estonia and is an administrative part of Saare County. At 11.9 km2 it has currently less than 100, mostly ethnic Estonian permanent inhabitants. Prior to 1944 it was for centuries populated by ethnic Swedes and traditional Swedish law was used.

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Russia
Russia
Russia
Russia
Russia is a country situated in northern Eurasia. It is a federal semi-presidential republic. From northwest to southeast, Russia shares land borders with Norway, Finland, Estonia, Latvia, Lithuania and Poland (both with Kaliningrad Oblast), Belarus, Ukraine, Georgia, Azerbaijan, Kazakhstan, China, Mongolia, and North Korea.

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Saaremaa
Saaremaa
Saaremaa
Saaremaa
Saaremaa is the largest island in Estonia, measuring 2,673 km². The main island of Saare County, it is located in the Baltic Sea, south of Hiiumaa island, and belongs to the West Estonian Archipelago. The capital of the island is Kuressaare, which has about 15,000 inhabitants; the whole island has over 30,966 inhabitants.

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Stora Karlso
Stora Karlso
Stora Karlso
Stora Karlso
Stora Karlsö is a small Swedish island in the Baltic Sea, situated about 6 km west of Gotland. It has an area of about 2.5 km² and is up to 52 meters high. Most of the island consists of a limestone plateau, bordered by steep cliffs along the shore. It is mostly covered with alvar, with many juniper bushes and some small groves of deciduous trees.

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Suomenlinna
Suomenlinna
Suomenlinna
Suomenlinna
Suomenlinna, until 1918 Viapori (Finnish), or Sveaborg (Swedish), is an inhabited sea fortress built on six islands (Kustaanmiekka, Susisaari, Iso-Mustasaari, Pikku-Mustasaari, Länsi-Mustasaari and Långören) and which now forms part of the city of Helsinki, the capital of Finland.

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Szczecin
Szczecin
Szczecin
Szczecin
Szczecin is the capital city of the West Pomeranian Voivodeship in Poland. In the vicinity of the Baltic Sea, it is the country's seventh-largest city and a major seaport in Poland. As of June 2011 the population was 407,811.

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Tallinn
Tallinn
Tallinn
Tallinn
Tallinn occupies an area of 159.2 km2 (61.5 sq mi) and has a population of 431,184. It is situated on the northern coast of the country, on the shore of the Gulf of Finland, 80 km (50 mi) south of Helsinki, east of Stockholm and west of Saint Petersburg. Tallinn's Old Town is listed as a UNESCO World Heritage Sites.

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Turku
Turku
Turku
Turku
Turku is a city on the southwest coast of Finland at the mouth of the Aura River, in the region of Finland Proper. Turku, as a town, was settled during the 13th century and founded most likely at the end of the 13th century, making it the oldest city in Finland. It quickly became the most important city in Finland, a status it retained for hundreds of years.

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Ummanz
Ummanz
Ummanz
Ummanz
The island of Ummanz lies in the Baltic Sea, off the west coast of the island of Rügen, and belongs, like the latter, to the county of Vorpommern-Rügen in the German state of Mecklenburg-Western Pomerania.

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Uppsala
Uppsala
Uppsala
Uppsala
Uppsala is the capital of Uppsala County and the fourth largest city of Sweden, after Stockholm, Gothenburg and Malmo. Located 71 km (44 mi) north of the capital Stockholm, it is also the seat of the Uppsala Municipality. Since 1164, Uppsala has been the ecclesiastical centre of Sweden, being the seat of the Archbishop of the Church of Sweden.

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Usedom
Usedom
Usedom
Usedom
Usedom is a Baltic Sea island in Pomerania, since 1945 divided between Germany and Poland. It is the second biggest Pomeranian island after Rügen and before Wolin.

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Ustka
Ustka
Ustka
Ustka
Ustka is a town in the Middle Pomerania region of northwestern Poland with 17,100 inhabitants. It is also part of Słupsk County in Pomeranian Voivodeship since 1999, and was previously in Słupsk Voivodeship (1975–1998).

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Varmdo
Varmdo
Varmdo
Varmdo
Värmdö is an island in the innermost region of the Stockholm archipelago and covers an area of 180 km², making it the largest island in the archipelago. Värmdö is after Gotland and Öland the third largest island on the eastern coast of Sweden.

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Ventspils
Ventspils
Ventspils
Ventspils
Ventspils is a city in northwestern Latvia in the Courland historical region of Latvia, the sixth largest city in the country. In the beginning of the 2012, Ventspils had a population of 41,998. It is situated on the Venta River and the Baltic Sea, and has an ice-free port. The city's name literally means "castle on the Venta", referring to the Livonian Order's castle built alongside the Venta River.

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Vilsandi
Vilsandi
Vilsandi
Vilsandi
The island of Vilsandi, Kihelkonna Commune, Estonia is located in the Baltic Sea. It covers an area of some 9 square km and is the westernmost populated island in Estonia. The surrounding waters are shallow and rocky and many ships travelling the Baltic have perished nearby. The island of Vilsandi can be reached by boat, by truck having suitable clearance or on foot by wading from Saaremaa.

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Vormsi
Vormsi
Vormsi
Vormsi
Estonia's fourth largest island, Vormsi (German: Worms, Swedish: Ormsö), is located between Hiiumaa and the mainland with a total area of 92 square kilometers. It is part of a rural municipality Vormsi Parish.

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Warsaw
Warsaw
Warsaw
Warsaw
Warsaw is the capital and largest city of Poland. It is located on the Vistula River, roughly 260 kilometres (160 mi) from the Baltic Sea and 300 kilometres (190 mi) from the Carpathian Mountains.

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Winter Palace
Winter Palace
Winter Palace
Winter Palace
The Winter Palace in Saint Petersburg, Russia, was, from 1732 to 1917, the official residence of the Russian monarchs. Situated between the Palace Embankment and the Palace Square, adjacent to the site of Peter the Great's original Winter Palace, the present and fourth Winter Palace was built and altered almost continuously between the late 1730s and 1837, when it was severely damaged by fire and immediately rebuilt.

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Wolin
Wolin
Wolin
Wolin
Wolin (German: Wollin, Pomeranian Wòlin) is the name both of an island in the Baltic Sea, just off the Polish coast, and a town on that island. It is separated from the island of Usedom (Uznam) by the Świna river, and from mainland Pomorze by the Dziwna river. The island has an area of 265 km2 (102 sq mi) and its highest point is Mount Grzywacz at 116 m above sea level

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Ystad
Ystad
Ystad
Ystad
Ystad is a town, and the seat of Ystad Municipality, Skåne County, Sweden, with 18,350 inhabitants in 2010. The settlement dates back to the 11th century and the town has become a busy ferryport, local administrative centre and tourist attraction. It is associated with the fictional detective Kurt Wallander whose stories, by Henning Mankell, are set primarily in Ystad and nearby communities.

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