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Estonia

Estonia
  • Capital

    Capital

    Tallinn

  • Local time

    Local time

    19:12

  • Population

    Population

    1.35 m

  • Driving side

    Driving side

    Right

  • Calling code

    Calling code

    +372

  • Currency

    Currency

    € EUR (euro)

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Estonia

Estonia
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  • Capital

    Capital

    Tallinn

  • Local time

    Local time

    19:12

  • Population

    Population

    1.35 m

  • Driving side

    Driving side

    Right

  • Calling code

    Calling code

    +372

  • Currency

    Currency

    € EUR (euro)

  • Average Salary

    Average Salary

    $ 914

  • Petrol price

    Petrol price

    € 1.46 pl

  • Precipitation

    Precipitation

    626mm /year

Geography & travel

  • Country Area

    Country Area

    45 226 km2

  • Protected Area

    Protected Area

    21%

  • Forest Area

    Forest Area

    53%

  • Agricultural area

    Agricultural area

    22%

  • Railways

    Railways

    1016km

  • Annual air passengers

    Annual air passengers

    346 281

Population

  • Ethnicity

    Ethnicity

    Estonian - 67 %
    Russian - 25 %
    Ukrainian - 2 %

  • Religion

    Religion

    Evangelical Lutheran - 14 %
    Russian Orthodox - 13 %
    other Christian - 1 %

  • Literacy rates

    Literacy rates

    99.9%

  • Languages

    Languages

    Estonian
    Russian
    other

  • Armed Forces

    Armed Forces

    6 400

  • Murders

    Murders

    3 per 100k

  • Alcohol consumption

    Alcohol consumption

    10.3 l/person

  • Smoking

    Smoking

    41.2%

  • Diabetes

    Diabetes

    4.4%

  • Tuberculosis

    Tuberculosis

    18 per 100k

Economy

  • Industries

    Industries

    engineering, electronics, wood and wood products, textiles, information technology, telecommunications

  • Agriculture

    Agriculture

    grain, potatoes, vegetables, livestock and dairy products, fish

  • Natural Resources

    Natural Resources

    oil shale, peat, rare earth elements, phosphorite, clay, limestone, sand, dolomite, arable land

  • Energy Import

    Energy Import

    3%

  • Natural Resources

    Natural Resources

    oil shale, peat, rare earth elements, phosphorite, clay, limestone, sand, dolomite, arable land

  • Renewable Energy

    Renewable Energy

    25%

  • CO2 Emissions

    CO2 Emissions

    19 519kt

  • Ease of Business

    Ease of Business

    12 (Best=1, Worst=200)

  • ATMs per 100k people

    ATMs per 100k people

    73

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What not to do when visiting Estonia

1/15
Marker Estonia
Business & Communication

Don't always be general with your questions - they're usually very straightforward and going around won't do you any good.

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2/15
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Don't get easily offended by the jokes - locals have a great sense of humour and jokes tend to be more sarcastic.

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3/15
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Don't be surprised or uptight if you get harassed - it can happen "foreign" can be harassed.

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4/15
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Don't necessary ask locals to speak Russian - they prefer English with foreigners and besides that, they also have their own language - Estonian.

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5/15
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Business & Communication

Don’t forget to shake hands when greeting, maintaining eye contact. Try and wait for a woman to extend her hand.

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6/15
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Don't necessary talk about the history.

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7/15
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Don't forget to greet elders and women first.

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8/15
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Business & Communication

Don't judge Estonians too quickly - they may seem reserved at first, but are warm and friendly once acquainted

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9/15
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Don't enter someone's house without removing your shoes.

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10/15
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Don’t forget to handshake when greeting (men). Women usually greet with light kisses on both cheeks (”air kisses” where you just touch cheeks and kiss the air), a handshake is common on first meeting. Eye contact is important.

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11/15
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Don't smack or slurp - it's not appreciated.

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12/15
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Business & Communication

Don't avoid eye contact business and personal conversations. It's a sign of courtesy.

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13/15
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Social Events

Don't forget to disrobe completely before you sauna - bring a towel (only) if you are shy.

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Don't enter buses, trains or similar before everyone who wants to get out has done so.

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Don't forget to wear reflectors when riding a bike or walking at dark.

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