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In November 2003, UNESCO declared Estonia’s Song and Dance Celebration tradition a masterpiece of the Oral and Intangible Heritage of Humanity, Estonia is the smallest of all the Baltic States, Lake Peipsi/Chudskoe is the fourth largest and the biggest transboundary lake in Europe, Estonia was the first country to adopt flat tax, Tallinn is the city of the first Christmas Tree in the world; In 1441 a Christmas tree was put at the town hall square in Tallinn

  Estonia Facts & Figures
Latitude and Longitude 58º 30' N, 25º 30' E
Area 45000 km2
Capital Tallinn
Time Zone UTC+2
Official Name Republic of Estonia
Currency Estonian Kroon (EEK)
Government Republic
Legislature Unicameral
Population 1307605
Independence Date 02/24/18
International Dialing Code 372
ISO Code alpha-3 EE
ISO Code alpha-2 EST
GDP per Capita (PPP) $21,800.00
Climate Type Temperate
Major Language(s) Estonian (official), Russian
Major Ethnic Groups Estonian, Russian
Major Religious Groups Christian (Evangelical Lutheran, Orthodox)
Administrative Divisions 15 Counties (maakonnad)
Neighbouring Countries Latvia, Russia
Major Industries Wood and wood products, Textile, Electronics, Information Technology, Engineering, Telecommunication
Natural Resources Arable land, Clay, Dolomite, Limestone, Peat, Phosphorite, Oil shale, Sand