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Where is Estonia?

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Located in the continent of Europe, Estonia covers 42,388 square kilometers of land and 2,840 square kilometers of water, making it the 134th largest nation in the world with a total area of 45,228 square kilometers.

Estonia became an independent state in 1918, after gaining its sovereignty from Russia. The population of Estonia is 1,274,709 (2012) and the nation has a density of 30 people per square kilometer.

The currency of Estonia is the Euro (EUR). As well, the people of Estonia are refered to as Estonian.

The dialing code for the country is 372 and the top level internet domain for Estonian sites is .ee.

Estonia shares land borders with 2 countries: Latvia, Russia.

To learn more, visit our detailed Estonia section.

Quick facts

Population 1,274,709
Density 30.1 / km2 ( 77.9 / mi2 )
Language Estonian
Independence Year 1918
Capital Tallinn (Harju)
Currency Euro
GDP 25,904,874,312 (2014 data)
GDP per Capita 20,322 (2014 data)
Land Area 42,388 km2 (16,366 mi2)
Water Area 2,840 km2 (1,097 mi2)
Neighbouring Countries Russia, Latvia
Minimum Longitude 21.810
Maximum Longitude 28.210
Mininum Latitude 57.510
Maximum Latitude 59.680

What is the capital of Estonia?

map showing the location of Estonia
Location of Tallinn on a map.

Tallinn is the capital city of Estonia. It has a population of 394,024, and is located on a latitue of 59.44 and longitude of 24.75.

Tallinn is also the political center of Estonia, which is considered a Republic, and home to its Ceremonial head of state.

Quick Facts About Tallinn, the Capital Of Estonia

City Tallinn
Country Estonia
Population 394,024
Longitude 24.75353000
Latitude 59.43696000
Elevation 12 meters over sea level

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This page was last updated on October 2, 2015.