Destination Estonia, a virtual guide to Estonia, a Baltic country on the southern coast of the Gulf of Finland, which is part of the Baltic Sea. The Eastern European country is borded by Latvia and Russia, and shares a maritime border with Finland. The former Soviet republic became independent in 1991. With an area of 45,227 km2 it is slightly larger than Denmark or slightly smaller than the U.S. states of New Hampshire and Vermont combined.
Estonia has a population of 1.3 million people (in 2015), spoken languages are Estonian (official), Russian and some Swedish and Finish.
Read on to get an overview of Estonia's art, culture, people, environment, geography, history, economy and government.