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Tallinn, Estonia
Tallinn, Estonia

Facts about Estonia

Area: 45 227 sq. km

Population: 1 360 000

Capital: Tallinn

Other major cities: Tartu, Narva, Parnu

Currency: Kroon (EEK)

Language: Estonian, Russian

Telephone country code: 00 372

Time Zone: EET (GMT + 2 hours)

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Estonia TOP Destinations

Tallinn is not just Estonia’s capital, and financial and cultural centre, but it is also one of the Baltic cities which has mellowed best with age. Tallinn boasts the region’s best preserved medieval city-centre, which is on the UNESCO World Heritage List. Once a rich member of the Hanseatic League, the city has had a very colourful past –  historically it has belonged to Denmark, Sweden, The Order of Teutonic Knights, the Russian Empire, and later, also to the Soviet Union.More...

Tartu is the centre of South Estonia and the country’s second-largest town. The town’s most notable buildings are the main University building, St. John’s Church (1323), famous for its unique terracotta statues, and the Town Hall, which dates back to the 18th century.More...

There is a museum and an open air stage in the romantic ruins of the castle of the Teutonic knights, and next to it a recreational area with a windmill and a statue of aurochs, the symbol of Rakvere.More...

The “brand” of Kuressaare is a very well preserved 14th century episcopal castle which houses the Museum of Saaremaa. The old town, built between the 17th and 19th centuries, abounds in dining and entertainment spots, several high-standard health spas, and a yachting harbour. More...


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Tallinn is not just Estonia’s capital, and financial and cultural centre, but it is also one of the Baltic cities which has mellowed best with age. Tallinn boasts the region’s best preserved medieval city-centre, which is on the UNESCO World Heritage List. Once a rich member of the Hanseatic League, the city has had a very colourful past –  historically it has belonged to Denmark, Sweden, The Order of Teutonic Knights, the Russian Empire, and later, also to the Soviet Union.More...

 
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