Tallinn, the capital of Estonia, is located in Northern Europe in the north-eastern part of the Baltic Sea region. Area of Tallinn - 159,2 km² (Estonia 45 227 km²).
Calling code: +372
Emergency calls: 112
Estonia is in the Eastern European Time Zone: GMT + 2 hours.
Time zone durin Summer: GMT +3.
Medical service: For entry into Estonia no vaccinations or health certificates are required. Health insurance policy is optional.
The climate in Tallinn is characterized by a fairly cold winter, a cool spring with little precipitation, a moderately warm summer and a long and rainy autumn. However, some summers have weeks at a stretch of temperatures around +30°C, and a warm, sunny summer can keep autumn at bay until mid-October.
Average temperature in July +16,7°C. Average temperature in February -4°C.
The population of Tallinn is 1.34 million.
Nationalities: Estonian 52.3%, Russian 38.5%, Ukrainian 3.9%, other 5,3%.
The largest denomination is Lutheran (30%) followed by Russian Orthodox (28%), and Catholic (3%). However, only about 20% of Estonians actively practice their religion.
Estonian's official language is Estonian. Russian, Finnish, English and German are also understood and widely spoken.
Hallo - Tere
Good bye - Hüvasti
Yes - Jah
No - Ei
Thank you - Aitäh
Please - Palun
Sorry - Vabandust
Latvia Government Type: Parliamentary democracy
Nationals of EU and EEA member states are free to enter Estonia. The required travel document for entry is a national ID card or passport.
National currency:1 Euro= 100 cents
Industries: shipbuilding, electric motors, furniture, clothing, textiles, paper, shoes, and apparel.
Natural resources: Oil shale, phosphorus, limestone, blue clay.
1 January - New Year's Day
24 February - Independence Day: the 93th anniversary of the declaration founding the Republic of Estonia (1918)
22 April - Good Friday
24 April - Easter Sunday
1 May - Spring Day
12June - Whitsunday
23 June - Victory Day
24 June - St. John's Day
20 August - Day of Restoration of Independence: Estonia regains independence after Soviet times
24 December - Christmas Eve
25 December - Christmas Day
26 December - Boxing Day