Öland is the second largest island in Sweden and is today a part of the county of Kalmar. The long and narrow island is connected with the mainland via the bridge to the city of Kalmar.
Öland is a long and narrow island. Its widest point is only 15 kilometers while it is 135 kilometers long. With a population of only 26.000 inhabitants, it is one of the smallest provinces in Sweden.
Largest City: Färjestaden
Province Flower: “Ölandssolvända”, hoary rockrose (Helianthemum oelandicum)
Province Animal: Thrush nightingale