Where is Estonia?

Estonia is a European country covering 45,228.00 km2 of which 6.28% is water and 42,388.00 km2 is land. The are includes 1,520 islands in the Baltic Sea. This makes it the 66th smallest country in the world and about twice the size of New Jersey. Its geographic coordinates are 59 00 N, 26 00 E and Tallinn is the capital city.

Estonia has a 657.00 km border with Latvia (333 km) and Russia (324 km). In 2005, Russia and Estonia signed a techical border agreement.

The country's name is said to come from the Aesti, an ancient people who lived along the Baltic Sea.

Its ISO code is EE.

Geography

It is located in Eastern Europe. Estonia has a mean elevation of 61 m above sea level.

It has a martime climate with wet, moderate winters and cool summers. Its terrain is marshy and flat in the north, with some hills in the south.

Population

Estonia has a population of 1,258,545 making it the 157th largest in the world. The population of the country is pretty fairly distributed.

Estonian is the official language. The major ethnic group is Estonian, followed by Russian, Ukrainian and Belarusian. The majority of the population identifies as non-religious.

The dialing code for the country is 372.

Government

Estonia is an independent country. It declared its independence in 1991. Its constitution was last ratified in 1992.

Economy

Factoring in Purchasing Power Parity, Estonia's GDP is $38,930,000,000.00 (USD) with $29,500.00 (USD) per capita. This makes it the 116th largest economy and its citizens the 61st richest in the world. The currency of Estonia is the Euro (EUR).

Its major export partners are Sweden, Finland, Latvia, and Russia. Its main exports are machinery and electrical equipment, as well as food products and beverages. Its major import partners are Finland, Germany, and Lithuania. Its major imports include machinery and electrical equipment, mineral fuels, food, and food products.