Travel Information for Estonia
Time zone:GMT +2 (Eastern European time)
Daylight savings:GMT +1hr, begins last Sunday in March; ends last Sunday in October
Main languages:Estonian Other languages:    Russian
Currency: euros (EUR)

$1 = 0.89, £1 = 1.19

(rates as of Sep 2016)

Internet Domain:.eeInternational Dialling Code:    372

For help planning your trip to Estonia including visas, vaccinations, currency exchange, flights, accomodation and insurance, see our Estonia trip planning page.

Further information on Estonia

Discover more about Estonia - the country's geogrpahy and natural features, an assessment of its status on freedom and rights and data on the country's population and economy.

Geography & Natural Features

Map of estonia

Total area: 45,226 sq km (2,015 sq km under water)

Coastline: 3,794 km (Baltic Sea, Gulf of Finland)

Neighbours (border lengths): Latvia (343km), Russia (290km)

Highest mountain: Suur Munamagi (318m)

Freedom & Rights

Summary status and rankings for Estonia from classifications of different organisations measuring political and economic freedom, democracy and civil rights. See more details of these rankings.

Freedom in the WorldFree -
Democracy IndexFlawed democracy 34/167
Economic FreedomMostly Free 8/179
Press FreedomSatisfactory situation 10/179
ILGA LGBT rightsBroad rights -
Corruption PerceptionsLow corruption 26/174
Overall Ranking:    18/195

Other Data & Links

Full name: Republic of Estonia     Status: Independent Country

Population: 1,257,921 (rank: 153/196)     Density: 27.8 people/sq km (rank: 151/196)

Ethnic groups: Estonian 67.9%, Russian 25.6%, Ukrainian 2.1%, Belarusian 1.3%, Finn 0.9%, other 2.2% (2000 census)

Religions: Evangelical Lutheran 13.6%, Orthodox 12.8%, other Christian (including Methodist, Seventh-Day Adventist, Roman Catholic, Pentecostal) 1.4%, unaffiliated 34.1%, other and unspecified 32%, none 6.1% (2000 census)

GDP (PPP): $29.94 billion       GDP per capita: $22,400 (rank: 49/195)

Information derived from the CIA World Factbook. Other country profiles: BBC News.