Republic of Estonia (Parliamentary Republic) - A state in the northeastern part of Europe, on the southern coast of the Gulf of Finland of the Baltic Sea. It borders with Latvia in the south and Russia in the east. In the north it is washed by the Gulf of Finland, in the west - by the Gulf of Riga of the Baltic Sea.

The country's territory includes more than 1 500 islands (10% of the territory of Estonia), the largest of which are Saaremaa, Hiiumaa, Muhu, Vormsi, Naisaar, Aegna, Prangli, Kihnu, Ruhnu, Abruka and Vilsandi. The relief is predominantly flat. Most of the country is a flat moraine plain covered with forests (almost 50% of the territory), swamps and peatlands (almost 25% of the territory). Only in the north and in the central part of the country stretches the Pandivere upland (up to 166 m in the city of Emumägi), and in the southeastern part of the country there is a narrow strip of hilly hills (up to 318 m in the city of Suur-Munamägi). The lake network is also extensive - more than 1 thousand moraine lakes. The total area of the country is about 45.2 thousand square meters. km. is the northernmost and smallest of the Baltic States.

Administrative division - 15 counties, 64 rural municipalities and 15 city governments.

Capital: Tallinn

Currency: On January 1, 2011, Estonia adopted the euro.

Time: Estonia switches to summer and winter time, so the time in Estonia coincides with Moscow summer and 1 hour behind Moscow in winter

Climate: temperate, transitional from maritime to continental... More

Main seaports: Tallinn, Pärnu, Sillamäe.

State language: Estonian (belongs to the Finno-Ugric group of languages and is related to Hungarian and Finnish). Russian, Finnish, English and German are widely spoken in everyday life.

Population: about 1.33 million people, mostly Estonians (70% belong to the Finno-Ugric group), Russians (25%), Ukrainians (2%), Belarusians ( 1%), Finns (0.6%), etc.

Religion: religious institutions are separate from the state. Most of the believers are Lutherans (70%) and Orthodox (20%), the rest are Baptist, Methodist and Catholic churches. Freedom of religion is guaranteed by the Constitution.

Estonian cuisine — cooking traditions and national dishes of Estonians. National dishes often mean, first of all, typical dishes of peasant cuisine until the middle of the 19th century. More

Estonia has a very well developed network of intercity, urban public transport, taxi, rail and air transport. More
Regions, cities, resorts of the country
Tourists come to Estonia primarily to get acquainted with the ancient and original culture of this country, to visit the wonderful song performances for which this land is so famous, and also to relax in the seaside resorts of the Baltic coast. More
Real estate market
Estonia is attractive for tourists and people wishing to buy real estate in the Baltic region, not only because of the mild climate and wonderful seaside resorts, but also because of its ancient history and culture. This is a land of sandy beaches and steep seashores, old estates, and the ruins of order castles, fortified churches and monasteries, a land of mixing cultures and turbulent history, where you can easily find architectural monuments of the XII-XVI centuries. More

Business in Estonia
Estonia is increasingly becoming an attractive destination for foreign investment in the European region due to its 0% income tax rate on profits and its geographical location. More