Basic facts:


Capital city: Tallinn

Population: 1,3m

Language: Estonian

Area: 45,227 km2

Currency: Euro

Political regime: Republic

Estonia, officially the Republic of Estonia, is a country in the Baltic region of Northern Europe. It is bordered to the north by the Gulf of Finland, to the west by the Baltic Sea, to the south by Latvia (343 km), and to the east by Lake Peipus and Russia (338.6 km). Across the Baltic Sea lies Sweden in the west and Finland in the north.