Estonia is one of the least populated countries in Europe but it is larger than Denmark and Holland . The size of the country is 45 227 km2 and it’s population counts over 1.3million people, from which 69% are Estonians, 25% Russian, 2% Ukranian, 1% Belarusians, 0.8% Finns and 1.6% other.
The flag of Estonia was officially adopted on May 8th, 1990 and it contains three colours. Blue – represents loyalty and the country’s blue skies, sea and lakes; black – symbolises the past oppression and the fertile soil; white – stands for virtue, white snows and Estonian’s long struggle for freedome and independence
Tallinn is the capital, primate and most populus city of Estonia. Located in the northern side of the country, on the shore of Baltic Sea, on the south from Finland. Tallinn is main financial, industral, cultural, educational center of Estonia. Number of start-ups per person is the highest here among European countires. Tallinn is a birthplace of many international companies like Skype or Transferwise.
Second biggest city of Estonia is Tartu. It is often called intellectual center of the country.
Every five years in July, the city of Tallinn organizes one of the biggest amateur choral event in the world – Estonian Song Festival. The joint choir has comprised more than 30.000 singers perorming to an audience of 80.000