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Capital : Tallinn
Language :  Estonian
Currency :  Euro
Population : 1 315 944
Area : 45 227 km2

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1. The change from summer to winter time (moving clockwise back one hour) is on the last Sunday in October.

2. 25% of fatal accidents were caused by people under the influence of alcohol.

3. This country has more than 746,000 motor vehicles (582 vehicles per 1,000 inhabitants).

4. The national top-level domain is .ee . There are over 69,160 websites with this extension.

5. The most popular pages with the .ee extension are google.ee, delfi.ee and postimees.ee.

6. In this country there are more than 58 412 km of paved roads including over 115 km of express roads (0.09% of all roads in the world).

7. The country has 18 airports, 13 of the paved surface.

8. In this country there are more than 1 196 km of railway tracks.

9. Full name of the country – Republic of Estonia.

10. Political system – parliamentary republic.

11. SKYPE was developed in Estonia.

12. The Minox spy camera was invented in 1936 by Walter Zapp in Estonia.

13. To set up a company on the Internet, you only need 15 minutes.

14. The digital signature is equivalent to the traditional signature.

15. Ernest Hemingway wrote that at least two Estonians can be found in every port in the world.

16. There are ostrich farms in this country.


Geography in Estonia

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1. Over 20% of the country is peatland.

2. Estonian has the largest number of meteorite craters in the world.

3. Estonia borders with such countries as: Latvia 343 km, Russia 290 km.

4. Church of St. Olaf in Tallinn’s Old Town was the tallest building in the world in the 16th century. It was 159 meters high.

5. 99.9% of the territory of Estonia is covered by the GSM network.

6. The country is 7 times smaller than Poland.

7. The highest peak is Suur Munamägi, 318 m above sea level.

8. The longest river is Võhandu, 162 km.

9. Estonia includes more than 1,500 islands and islets in the Gulf of Riga.

10. In Estonia there are 9450 km2 of agricultural land (22% of the country).

11. Otepää is the highest located city in the country.

12. 23004 km2 of the country is covered by forests (54.3%)

13. 48% of Estonia is overgrown with forests.

14. About 10% of Estonia is a nature reserve.

15. The longest day in summer lasts over 19 hours, while the shortest winter day only 6.

114. The nearest capital in a straight line from Tallinn is Helsinki (Finland) – 82 km.

115. The furthest capital city in a straight line from Tallinn is Wellington (New Zealand) – 17129 km.


Finance in Estonia

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1. The minimum wage is 390 euro (approximately 1652 zlotys) per month and 2.23 euros (approximately 9.9 zlotys) per hour (data from 2015).

2. The amount of income tax in Estonia is 20%.

3. In this country, the amount of income tax for natural persons is 20%, and for companies 20% (2018).

4. The tax on goods and services is 20% (2018).

5. The level of inflation in 2018 is 3.5%.

6. Gross domestic product (GDP) …
– in 2015 it is $ 27 410 000 000 (PLN 117 314 800 000) ,
– in 2018 it is $ 25,920,000,000 (PLN 110,937,600,000).

7. Internal debt at the beginning of …
2015 year was 10.6% of GDP, which is about: $ 2 905 460 000 (PLN 12 435 368 800),
2018 year was 9% GDP, i.e. around: $ 2,332,800,000 (PLN 9,984,384,000). To pay it back, each citizen would have to give about $ 1,776 (PLN 7,603).

8. Foreign debt at the beginning of …
2015 was around: $ 22,950,000,000 ,
2018 year is around: $ 22 594 000 000 .

9. The country has over $393,000,000 in foreign exchange reserves (0.0033% of foreign currency reserves of all countries in the world).

10. Estonia has 250 kg of gold reserves (2018).


Law in Estonia

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1. Zero tolerance for drivers driving a car “by glass”. You must have 0.0 promil.

2. Built-up area allowed speed depending on the area varies from 20 to 70 km / h.

3. Outside the built-up area, the speed limit on the regular road is 90 km / h, and on highways from 90 to 110 km / h.

4. In winter, outside the built-up area you can drive at a maximum speed of 90 km / h.

5. Women can retire at the age of 62 and 6 months and men at the age of 63.

6. In this country, the amount of income tax for natural persons is 20%, and for companies 20% (2018).

7. The tax on goods and services is 20% (2018).

8. Double citizenship is not accepted in Estonia.

9. All apartments are equipped with smoke detectors. You can smoke only in designated places.

10. Smoking in public places is completely forbidden.

11. In this country, men and women can get married at the age of 18.

12. In Tallinn’s capital Estonia, the use of public transport is free for the residents of the city. Free communication is also available for those traveling with a child up to 3 years old.

13. In this country, a person who is 14 years old is subject to criminal liability.

14. In this country, the formalities associated with setting up a business last 35 days.

15. The last death penalty was carried out in 1991.

16. Copying notes is illegal.

17. To get a driving license you need to pass an additional driving test in the winter.


Education in Estonia

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1. In this country, compulsory education lasts 9 years.

2. The beginning of education begins at the age of 7.

3. The average IQ level is 99.

4. In this country there are 0.2% of people above 15 years of age who can not read or write (approximately 2,627 people).


Work in Estonia

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1. The minimum wage is 390 euro (approximately 1652 zlotys) per month and 2.23 euros (approximately 9.9 zlotys) per hour (data from 2015).

2. In 2018, the average monthly salary in this country is 1 240 €.

3. The amount of income tax in Estonia is 20%.

4. Women can retire at the age of 62 and 6 months and men at the age of 63.

5. The unemployment rate in 2018 is 5.1% .

6. In this country, the amount of income tax for natural persons is 20%, and for companies 20% (2018).

7. In this country, the formalities associated with setting up a business last 35 days.

8. The work week is 40 hours.


Best in Estonia

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1. You can easily connect to a Wi-Fi network on 98% of Estonian territory.

2. The tallest building in the country is Tallinn TV Tower in Tallinn, 314 meters high. Established in 1980.

3. The most deadly disease in this country is heart failure.

4. Estonia is the only country in the world where the number of mobile network customers is greater than the number of citizens.

5. Estonian has the largest number of meteorite craters in the world.

6. Church of St. Olaf in Tallinn’s Old Town was the tallest building in the world in the 16th century. It was 159 meters high.

7. 99.9% of the territory of Estonia is covered by the GSM network.

8. Estonia has the cheapest gas in the European Union.

9. 99% of Estonians have a blue eye color.

10. The highest peak is Suur Munamägi, 318 m above sea level.

11. The longest river is Võhandu, 162 km.

12. Otepää is the highest located city in the country.

13. Estonians have one of the largest collections of folk songs in the world (133,000 recorded songs).

14. There are more users of online banks than there are actually Estonian citizens.

15. The oldest pharmacy in the world is in the Old Town of Tallinn.

16. The lowest temperature: -43.5 °C was measured in Jõgeva.

17. The highest temperature: 35.6 °C was measured in Võru.


Army in Estonia

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1. Mandatory military service lasts only 8 months.

2. Position in the list of the best armies of the world:
2015 year – 95 place,
2018 > year – 107 place.

3. There are over 5,000 professional soldiers and 30,000 reservists (2018).

4. Number of equipment:
2014 year – 0 tanks, 270 > armored vehicles, 6 jet aircraft and 4 helicopters,
2018 year – 0 tanks, 318 armored vehicles, 6 jets and 4 helicopters.

5. Army expenses:
2014 year – $ 330,000,000 (PLN 1,412,400,000),
2018 year – $ 335 000 000 (PLN 1 433 800 000).

6. The naval fleet …
– in 2014 there were about 237 ships, in 2018 it was about < strong style = "color: green;"> 315 ships.


Society in Estonia

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1. In Estonia, an average person consumes about 10.3 liters of pure alcohol per year.

2. The most beer is beer – 41%, then spirit – 37%, wine – 11%, and other alcoholic beverages – 11%.

3. In 2013, 81 people died as a result of road accidents.

4. Women can retire at the age of 62 and 6 months and men at the age of 63.

5. The average IQ level is 99.

6. 21% of adults living in this country are overweight.

7. Estonia is the only country in the world where the number of mobile network customers is greater than the number of citizens.

8. In this country, women having their first child on average 26.4 years old.

9. On average, a woman gives birth to 1.6 children.

10. In this country, over 1 106 000 (2015) 1 276 521 (2018) people have access to internet (approximately 97% of the population).

11. Around 590,000 (2015) 620,000 (2018) accounts on Facebook.

12. 99% of Estonians have a blue eye color.

13. Estonians are known for their tacit and quiet. Loud speaking and noisy behavior are treated as manifestations of very bad manners,

14. The population density is 28.4 people / km2. It is one of the least populated countries in Europe.

15. The main religion is Lutheranism, 10%.

17. The average age of people living in this country is 42.1 years.

18. The country is around:
210,000 people (15.99%) in the age range 0-14 years.
851 000 people (64.89%) in the age range 15-64 years.
250 800 people (19.12%) who are over 65 years old.

19. In this country, about 13,800 children are born annually (1.1% of the population), and about 16,300 people die (1.2% of the population).

20. 92 people in 1000 possess firearms.

21. 69% of the country’s population lives in urban areas.

22. Estonia’s population is rapidly decreasing. In 1990, about 20,300 children were born, now they are half as much.

23. Estonia is the least religious country in the world.

24. There are more users of online banks than there are actually Estonian citizens.

25. 98% of banking transactions are carried out electronically.

26. There are about one hundred different nationalities and ethnic groups living in Estonia.

27. In this country an adult person smokes an average of 127 cigarettes a month.

28. The average life expectancy in this country is 73.9 years (women – 79.2 years and men – 68.4 years).


Symbols of Estonia

1. The national alcohol is Vana Tallinn.

2. The national tree is pedunculate oak.

3. The national animal is a swallow bird.

4. The tune of Estonia’s hymn is the same as the hymn of Finland.


History of Estonia

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1. Church of St. Olaf in Tallinn’s Old Town was the tallest building in the world in the 16th century. It was 159 meters high.

2. Independence from the USSR was obtained on August 20, 1991.

3. In this country, women have the right to vote from 1917.

4. He joined the United Nations on September 17, 1991.

5. On March 29, 2004, Estonia joined a political and military organization called NATO.


Language in Estonia

1. A lot of Estonian words begin with the letter “o”.

2. There are 14 cases in Estonian, there is no future time, no gender. For that there are 3 different past tenses.

3. In Estonian, the word “tusk” means worry.


Answers

What is the highest peak in Estonia?

The highest peak in Estonia is Suur Munamägi (318 m above sea level).

answer: Marta


What is the largest river in Estonia?

The largest river in Estonia is Võhandu, 162 km.

answer: Marta


Which Estonia has national colors?

National colors: blue, black and white.

answer: Marta


What is national alcohol?

The national alcohol is Vana Tallinn.

answer: Marta


What is the national animal?

The national animal is a swallow bird.

answer: Marta


What is the national sport?

Basketball is a national sport.

answer: Marta


Which countries borders Estonia?

Estonia borders with countries such as Latvia 343 km, Russia 290 km.

answer: Marta


What is the average age of people living in this country?

The average age of people living in this country is 42.1 years.

answer: Marta


What is the minimum wage?

The minimum wage is 390 euro (approximately 1652 zlotys) per month and 2.23 euros (approximately 9.9 zlotys) per hour (data from 2015).

answer: Marta


What is the population density in Estonia?

The population density is 31 people per km2.

answer: Marta


What is the highest temperature recorded in this country?

The highest temperature: 35.6 ° C was measured in Võru.

answer: Marta


What is the lowest temperature recorded in this country?

The lowest temperature: -43.5 ° C was measured in Jõgeva.

answer: Marta