Official name                                Republik of Estonia (Eesti Vabariik in Estonian)

Area                                        45,227km2

Inhabitants                              1.36 million

Capital                                     Tallin

Official language                     Estonian

Form of government               parliamentary democracy

National holiday                      24 February (Independence day)

National bird                           barn swallow

National flower                       cornflower


The Republic of Estonia is a member of the European Union; Schengen area and NATO.

Estonia is in the East European time zone (GMT/BST +02:00).

Estonia’s country code is +372. To place an International call start by dialling 00.