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Why is Åland a seperate country?  XML
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embe



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Åland belongs to Finland. https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/%C3%85land_Islands
Also GB is Great Britain not United Kingdom. http://brilliantmaps.com/eng-gb-uk/
marc



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GeoNames is using the ISO-3166-1 country codes. The feature code says whether it is a independent or dependent country.

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embe



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Ok, thanks!

Is there any sound reason for doing that?
 
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