Estonia country profile

Alexander Nevsky Cathedral in Tallin The orthodox Alexander Nevsky Cathedral in Tallinn
  • Full name: Republic of Estonia
  • Population: 1.3 million (UN, 2012)
  • Capital: Tallinn
  • Area: 45,227 sq km (17,462 sq miles)
  • Major languages: Estonian, Russian
  • Major religion: Christianity
  • Life expectancy: 70 years (men), 80 years (women) (UN)
  • Monetary unit: euro
  • Main exports: Machinery, textiles, wood products
  • GNI per capita: US $15,260 (World Bank, 2011)
  • Internet domain: .ee
  • International dialling code: + 372

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