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Estonia

Official English Name: Republic of Estonia

Official Local Name(s): Eesti Vabariik

Common English Name: Estonia

Capital: Tallinn

REGION
Eastern Europe
NEIGHBORING COUNTRIES
Russia (East)
Latvia (South)
NEIGHBORING BODIES OF WATER
Baltic Sea (North and West)
TOTAL AREA
45,228 km2 (93.7% land, 6.3% water)
TOTAL LAND BOUNDARIES
657 km
TOTAL COASTLINE
3,794 km
CLIMATE
Maritime
TERRAIN
Marshy lowlands
Hills in the south
Flat in the north
HIGHEST POINT
Suur Munamägi (318 m)
LOWEST POINT
Sea Level
NATURAL RESOURCES
Oil shale
Peat
Rare earth elements
Phosphorite
Clay
Limestone
Sand
Dolomite
Arable land
Sea mud
NATURAL DISASTERS
Floods
DEMONYM
Estonian
LARGEST ETHNIC GROUPS
Estonian (69.7%)
Russian (25.2%)
Ukrainian (1.7%)
Belarusian (0.9%)
Finnish (0.6%)
OFFICIAL LANGUAGE(S)
Estonian
OTHER MAJOR LANGUAGE(S)
Russian
Ukrainian
LARGEST RELIGIOUS GROUPS
Atheist (54.1%)
Unspecified (16.7%)
Orthodox (16.2%)
Lutheran (9.9%)
Other Christian (2.2%)
POPULATION
1,258,545
LARGEST CITY
Tallinn (429,829)
OTHER MAJOR CITIES
Tartu (97,843)
GOVERNMENT TYPE
Parliamentary republic
HEAD OF STATE
President Kersti Kaljulaid
HEAD OF GOVERNMENT
Prime Minister Taavi Rõivas
ADMINISTRATIVE DIVISIONS
15 Counties
INDEPENDENCE GAINED
6 September 1991 (from the Soviet Union)
NATIONAL SYMBOL
Barn swallow
NATIONAL ANTHEM
Mu isamaa, mu õnn ja rõõm
GDP PER CAPITA
$28,700 (USD)
CURRENCY
€ (Euro)
EXCHANGE RATE
$1 (USD) = €0.90
INTERNET COUNTRY CODE
.ee
TELEPHONE COUNTRY CODE
+372

Most Estonians consider themselves to be Nordic than Baltic.

https://www.cia.gov/library/publications/the-world-factbook/geos/en.html (Majority of information)

http://bit.ly/2fjVp9s (Ethnic group and city population data)

Wolfram|Alpha (Currency exchange data)

Information accurate to best of ability as of 3 November 2016