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  • Estonia | Studyinestonia
    is 41 526 km2 neighbours Finland Sweden Latvia and Russia Population 1 3 million Membership European Union WTO OECD NATO Schengen Area Independence Declared in 1918 regained independence from the Soviet Union in 1991 National day 24th of February Independence Day Main religion Lutheran Currency Euro Language Estonian English Russian and German are also widely spoken Climate Humid temperate 50 of Estonian land is covered by forests Proportion of urban population 68 Largest city Tallinn 418 000 inhabitants 32 of the total population 2012 Other major cities Tartu 100 000 Narva 66 700 Kohtla Järve 45 400 Pärnu 44 100 Telephone Country code 372 Time zone GMT 2 hours GDP PPP 21 059 per capita estimated 2012 Major natural resources Timber oil shale phosphorite peat limestone dolomite Distances from Tallinn Helsinki 85 km Riga 307 km St Petersburg 395 km Stockholm 405 km Vilnius 605 km Flight times Helsinki 35 min Stockholm 1 h Copenhagen 1 h 30 min Moscow 1 h 40 min Amsterdam 2 h 20 min London 2 h 45 min Estonian inventions Skype Minox miniature camera Schmidt s telescope etc Successful Estonian start ups e g Erply TransferWise GrabCAD Fortumo Click Grow ZeroTurnaround Fits me Now

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  • State | Studyinestonia
    Estonian capital is only about 85 km south of Helsinki the capital of Finland across the Gulf of Finland Sweden is Estonia s nearest western neighbour across the Baltic Sea Estonia is often referred to as a very small country With an area of 45 000 sq km Estonia is in fact larger than e g Belgium the Netherlands Denmark or Switzerland but still for example five times smaller than

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  • Nature and climate | Studyinestonia
    and pristine nature Furthermore Estonia has more than 1 500 charming islands the largest are Saaremaa Hiiumaa and Muhu Spending time outdoors is a pleasure in Estonia Estonian nature is picturesque and vibrant Hiking trips and camping are very popular in summer and skiing and other winter sports are enjoyed by many in winter The State Forests offer beautiful hiking trails and possibilities for accommodation There are also many other places in Estonia where one can spend enjoyable time outdoors Probably the best places for skiing are in southern Estonia where you will possibilities for mountain skiing for example at Kuutse Hill in Estonian Kuutsemäe but don t expect the Alps Beautiful cross country skiing trails can be found in Otepää Kääriku Vooremäe Haanja Mõedaku or Kõrvemaa but also within city limits in Pirita in Tallinn and in Tähtvere park in Tartu Beautiful places worth visiting include Taevaskoja Soomaa Saaremaa Hiiumaa the Northern coast Lahemaa the Piusa caves the Endla Nature Reserve and Suur Munamägi and many others Interesting facts about Estonian nature The length of the longest day in summer is over 19 hours while the shortest winter day lasts only six hours Bogs and wooded swamplands of different types cover over one fifth of the country a world index topped only by the northern neighbour Finland Estonia is at the same latitude in Europe as central Sweden and the northern tip of Scotland Temperatures in Estonia may fluctuate by 20 C in the early morning the thermometer might read 12 C and by afternoon it may already be 10 C About 10 of Estonia is a nature reserve Estonian wooded meadows are among the richest biomes in the world one square metre has more than 70 species This figure at times exceeds the diversity in the tropics Taking

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  • Economy | Studyinestonia
    fastest growing economic regions in Europe It is located at the heart of the Baltic Sea Region the Europe s fastest growing market of more than 90 million people This region is one of the most diverse and rewarding markets in Europe as it spans the well developed economies of Scandinavia and Northern Germany the rapidly expanding economies of the Baltic States and Poland and the vast potential markets of Northwest Russia The Estonian economy is considered to be liberal and innovative IT is one of the most popular areas of business and also the thing to study The use of IT has infiltrated services as well as the industrial sector and has greatly changed the way things are done nowadays The main trend is towards simplification innovation and customer friendliness The facts that companies do not have to pay income tax for re invested profits and a company can be registered in just 18 minutes are considered to be an effective method for enhancing entrepreneurship and for the promotion of innovation and new business solutions Income tax must be paid only on profits that are paid out to shareholders Estonian economy foreign trade and our economic strategies Ministry of

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  • Culture | Studyinestonia
    the Estonians mostly consider themselves a Northern people and conceptually bound to Scandinavia Marginal and border cultures are where one can find the most interesting phenomena and combinations In this regard Estonia is a country of dozens of possibilities Interesting facts about Estonian culture Estonian language belongs to the Finno Ugric language family which also includes Finnish and Hungarian Ernest Hemingway has written that in every port in the world at least one Estonian can be found This speaks volumes about the nation s enterprising spirit Despite its small population there are about one hundred different nationalities and ethnic groups represented in Estonia Estonian Song Festivals have been held every five years for the past 130 years The joint choir of the General Song Festival has the biggest number of singers in the world Estonians have one of the biggest collections of folk songs in the world with written records of 133 000 folk songs Tallinn 2011 for a year the Estonian capital city held the title of European Capital of Culture The first daily newspaper was published in Tallinn as early as in 1675 in England 1702 Estonia is egalitarian 51 of engineers and scientists are women European Union

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  • Life-style and character | Studyinestonia
    clear shapes quality in both thinking and action as well as sustainable development and concern for the future Roots We have inhabited this land for thousands of years This is phenomenal in the whole of Europe and rare in the world We have been daunted by various wars and foreign domination but we re still here This provides us with a historical background that is unique in the world There is heroic romance in our rootedness It also gives us unique language and traditions The Eastern influence We ourselves come from the east and many people have come here from the east It would be naïve to think that we have no relation with the land of the rising sun We have inherited our generally quite hospitable nature from the east Also our present educational background has discernible eastern influences Progress Logistically we are located in a complex place We straddle the sea land forest and various cultures Throughout our existence we have had to adapt to different influences and restrictions We are adapters Today our e and m thinking is a good example of our adaptability We are pioneers who apply efficient means and do so quickly Many exciting

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  • Language | Studyinestonia
    the teacher uses a type of teaching methods that you are able to follow It would be advisable to listen to a sample lesson Larger language learning centres offer several courses per year Estonians value their language and culture highly but generally do not expect foreigners to have any knowledge of it Sometimes it even seems that they take pride in the Estonian language being so difficult for foreigners to learn as if this feature alone would make the language exceptional and mysteriously beautiful Practice has proved that the quickest way for a foreigner to open up a reserved Estonian is to at least try to say something in Estonian a simple Tere Hello or Aitäh Thank you will make any Estonian smile in surprise and delight Learning Estonian Free online Estonian English based language online course for beginners KEELEKLIKK Free online Estonian Russian based language online course for beginners KEELEKLIKK BASIC VOCABULARY tere Hello nägemiseni Good bye tšau Ciao informal and a very common way between friends to say both Hi and Bye aitäh tänan thank you palun please jah yes ei no TRANSPORT buss bus bussipeatus bus stop rong train kuukaart a month s pass for public transport DOCUMENTS id kaart ID card isikut tõendav dokument personal identification document juhiluba driving licence lugejapilet library card pass passport SERVICES postkontor post office ümbrik envelope mark stamp arst doctor hambaarst dentist kiirabi ambulance pood shop restoran restaurant kohvik café baar bar juuksur hairdresser MONEY valuutavahetus currency exchange vahetuskurss exchange rate palk wage salary hind price arve bill tasuta free of charge FAMILY naine woman mees man abikaasa spouse kool school lasteaed day care centre nursery school õpetaja teacher ACADEMIC GLOSSARY teadus science teadlane researcher scientist õppemaks tuition fee üliõpilane student lektor lecturer professor professor üliõpilaspilet student card sihtasutus foundation SOME

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  • News | Studyinestonia
    in Twitter com Twitter post 15 02 2016 RT gyaneshwer7 The growing Indian PhD 039 s from Estonia https t co iNEYolbvlL via wordpressdotcom ICAEST UniTartu StudyinEstonia Open in Twitter com Twitter post 09 02 2016 RT SkypeUniHack Mark your calendars for Skype University Hackathon 2016 Registration and additional information https t co Eiu27Pi3Fc Open in Twitter com Twitter post 05 02 2016 Estonians are planning to clean up the whole planet with a single day greenenvironment estonia studyinestonia https t co PSFJkWyJqi Open in Twitter com Twitter post 03 02 2016 RT EstoniaInvest Estonia Ranks 3rd in Europe in Economic Freedom InvestinEstonia https t co kZsmPhCtz9 https t co LMfy66jLGo Open in Twitter com Twitter post 03 02 2016 RT TartuUniversity European prize for literature 2016 is awarded to our alumnus Jaan Kaplinski https t co g1drEtemMI https t co vsrU Open in Twitter com Twitter post 02 02 2016 Two Estonian biggest universities TartuUniversity and TallinnTech are having an info session in Ukraine Kyiv https t co 8HUpVBJtxa Open in Twitter com Twitter post 27 01 2016 RT TartuUniversity Our Tavo Romann is Estonia s science photographer of the year congrats https t co MC1MWIlpXE https t co

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