Eesti Vabariik - Republic of Estonia

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Population: 1.4 million

Capital: Tallinn

Area: 45,227 sq km (3/4 size of Tasmania)

Temperature range: average daily -8.c winter+ 18 c summer

Natural terrain: peat bog 20%, forests 50.5%

Number of islands: 1,521

Number of lakes: 1,000

Highest point: Suur Munamägi (Big Egg hill) 318m high

Major language: Estonian

Major religion: Lutheran

Money: 1 kroon (EEK)+ 100 sents

Industry: engineering, electronics, wood and wood products, textiles, information technology, telecommunications Agriculture vegetables, grain, live stock and dairy products

National flower: cornflower

National bird: swallow

National stone: Limestone

Literacy: 100%

National anthem: My homeland, my joy and delight

Chief of State: President Toomas Henrik Ilves

Head of Government: Prime Minister Andrus Ansip