Estonia

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Estonia on World Map

Continent – Europe

Region – Central Europe

Size – 45,226 km²

Geography – flat in the north hilly in the south

Language – Estonian, Russian

Religion – 13.6% Lutheran, 12.8 % Orthodox, 1.4% Other Christian, 34.1% unaffiliated, 32% other, 6.1% none

Monetary Unit – Estonian Kroon

Natural Resources – oil shale, peat, phosphorite, clay, limestone, sand, dolomite, arable land, sea mud

Agriculture – potatoes, vegetables; livestock and dairy products; fish

Industry – engineering, electronics, wood and wood products, textiles; information technology, telecommunications

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Neighbouring Countries – Russia. Latvia

Population – 1,257,921 (2014 estimate)

Population Growth Rate – 0.63%

Average Life Expectancy – 74.04

Capital City – Tallinn (435,245)

Highest Mountain – Suur Munamagi (318 m)

Longest River – Pärnu 145km

Climate – cold, wet winters – -11°C to 7°C, cool summers 6°C to 20°C

Yearly Rainfall – 590 cm (approx)

 

Plant Life – Pine, birch, spruce, alder, aspen

Animal Life – lynx, wild boar, brown bear, moose, elk, otter, mink, flying squirrel, dormouse, beaver

 

Harvard Reference for this page:

Heather Y Wheeler. (2015). Estonia. Available: http://www.naturalhistoryonthenet.com/Facts_Figures/Country_Facts/estonia.htm. Last accessed Monday, July 18, 2016

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