The total area according to and Regional Key Figures) was 588.36 square kilometres (227.17 sq mi) (January 2016). The island is called solskinsøen (The Sunshine Island) because of its weather and klippeøen (The Rock Island) because of its geology, which consists of granite, except along the southern coast.
The heat from the summer is stored in the rock formations and the weather is quite warm until October.
Bornholm was one of the three last Danish municipalities (Danish: ) not belonging to a county — the others were Copenhagen and Frederiksberg.On 1 January 2007, the municipality lost its short-lived (2003 until 2006) county status and became part of the Capital Region of Denmark.Lili-Ann Wolff, Adult education in an unsustainable era AARO HARJU, Ph.D., is the Secretary General in Citizens´ Forum and a chair person in Finnish Adult Education Association.Edited by Aaro Harju and Anja Heikkinen The traditional nation-state context of adult education research and practice is challenged by the consequences of globalization.
Beside increased mobility and interaction across different borders, they include financial and economic, social and environmental crises at a global scale.She has been active in national and international research projects, associations and networks of vocational and adult education, and of history of education, and has coordinated the research network Vocational Education and Culture since early 1990s.She is currently engaged in projects like Freedom and Responsibility in Popular Adult Education, Promoting Regional Wellbeing through Adult and Vocational Education, and chairing the research group Equality and Planetary Justice in Adult, Vocational and Higher Education.If there is capacity on a departure, "normal" passengers can come aboard.There are also ferry routes to Sassnitz and Świnoujście.It typically takes 3 hours for passengers and freight (ferry :2 hours; driving :1 hour) to travel between Rønne and Copenhagen via Ystad in Sweden.