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Facts about Estonia


Estonia is a country noted for its colourful culture despite its oppressed history. It is a vibrant and developing country attracting around a million international tourists annually.

LOCATION: On the Baltic Sea in northern Europe. BORDERED BY: Russia and Latvia. 

CAPITAL & LARGEST CITY: Tallinn (pop. 400,000+)

POPULATION of COUNTRY: 1.3 million (151st in the world)

AREA: 45,227 square kilometres ( 132nd largest country - about the size of Denmark)

POPULATION DENSITY: 29 people per square kilometre (181st in the world)


CURRENCY: Euro (EUR) Currently about 1.34 to AUD.

CLIMATE: Temperate with four seasons.

OFFICIAL LANGUAGE: Estonian English is spoken by 46 percent. 

RELIGION: No state religion DRIVES ON THE: right hand side

TIME ZONE: European Eastern Time (EET) (GMT + 2 )


FLAG: Wide sky-blue, black and white horizontal strips.

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MUSIC: Estonia won the Eurovision Song Contest in 2001 with the song Everybody. The Estonian Song Festival is an annual event. Arvo Part is a world-famous Estonian composer.

SPORT: Kiiking, a relatively new sport, was invented in 1996 by Ado Kosk in Eston

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