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The ancient land of Estonia is a small country described by some large numbers. From the length of the coast line to the number of vowels used in its language, Estonia is a great place.
5 Facts You Might Not Know
Estonia has 3,794 kilometers of coastline. It is bordered by the Baltic Sea and the Gulf of Finland with a variety of inlets, bays and straits. It also boasts more than 150 islands off shore as well as more than 1,500 lakes and a variety of bogs within its interior. If you like beaches, Kabli is a coastal town in the southwest with a scientific bird ringing center near its secluded beaches.
Ice Roads are real in Estonia. In the winter, the Baltic Sea freezes and ice roads are created for travel between the islands and the mainland. For safety reasons, cars are only allowed on the road every one to two minutes. In 2010 the 16 mile long ice road to Hiiumaa island was open for only 11 days.
The medieval street system from the 13th to 15th centuries is still intact in Tallinn's Old Town. This is the most complete medieval city remaining in Europe with many of the houses still the same sizes as originally built. Perhaps more interesting are the governmental buildings and churches from the Medieval era still in existence. The city celebrates its past with music festivals and gives tourists a chance to become a Viking for a day.
The Estonian language is part of the Finno-Ugric language family and uses more vowels than any other language in Europe. Non-native speakers frequently find find themselves stumbling over pronunciation. Don't worry too much if you find yourself in Estonia having trouble with the language. Just say 'Palun aidake' and someone will lend you a hand. By the way, 'Palun aidake' means 'I need help.'
Estonia loves museums. Even though the population of the country is only 1,3 million, the country boasts more than 250 museums. There are art museums, local lore museums, beer museums and even a motorcycle museum.

The capital of Estonia is Tallinn. The currency of Estonia is the Kroon(EEK) Flag of Estonia

Estonia belongs to the European continent

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Airports in Estonia

Võhma, Viljandi-Vosa, Vasalemma, Torva North, Tartu lennujaam, Tartu, Tapa, Tallinn Airport, Tallinn-Lasnamae, Pikknurme, Pärnu, Koigi, Johvi, Kardla, and Kuressaare

Leaders of Estonia
The Country dialling code of Estonia is +372, and the TLD (Top-level domain) of Estonia is .ee

Map of Estonia



Languages spoken in Estonia


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Airlines in Estonia

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Coordinates (in Latitude & Longitude) of Estonia

59 00 N, 26 00 E

Kilometers of coastline

3,794 kilometers

Square kilometers of land

43,211 square kilometers

Square kilometers of water

2,015 square kilometers

Birth rate

10.17 / 1000 population

Death rate

13.3 / 1000 population

Irrigated land

40 sq km
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