The younger generation speaks English very well. Elder people speak less English than Russian. Very often people in Estonia speak also Finnish or German. But it is always appreciated when you can say simple Tere or aitäh.
From the Northest point to the Southest it takes three and a half to four hours to drive. From Latvian border Ikla through Estonia until Russian border in Narva it takes four and a half hour to drive.
The official language is Estonian but people can speak English, Finnish, Russian and German as well.
Euro. There is a tendency to use also cryptocurrencies between friends.
Only 16% of Estonians are considering themselves religious. Mostly Christian, which includes followers from 90 affiliations, also Orthodoxy from Russia and we can find even Lutheranism.
Estonia’s safety index is 0,86 comparing to San Francisco’s 0,66. So crime rates are low, people are relaxed and friendly. But still recommend keeping your goods in a safe place
Estonia contains of 15 counties.
Foreigners say that Estonian is one of the hardest languages to learn. Especially hard might be to pronounce the letters – õöäü.
A Viking ship has been found from Saaremaa with remains inside. Estonians might have a small number of genes from Vikings but because of the rich history not always.
In Estonia lives 60 species of different mammals including elk, wild pigs, bears, wolves, foxes, rabbits, lynx, goats, beavers and etc.
In Estonia average rent for a 3-room apartment per month is 859USD comparing to Amsterdam’s 2554USD. It is affordable, although Tallinn is the most expensive part.
There are around 700 brown bears living in Estonia. But when and how to see them – contact with us.
There are around 200 wolves living in Estonia. It is very difficult to spot them, usually they see you first.
In Estonia is living mainly Viper and Grass snake who you can barely meet. They are under protection.
Because of the historical Estonian Viking Age Scandinavian connection with the Danish and Swedish Empires for several centuries, which was called Estland these times. This had a influence on creating Estonian identity. About this history you can learn more in Tallinn Old Town Tour.
By becoming an e-resident you don’t receive benefits that are related to EU residency and this status doesn’t grant permission to live in Estonia. The simple answer is no, you need more than that to live in Estonia.
Vana Tallinn, Kali, Birch Sap, Apple Juice are the most national drinks in Estonia. To have a taste of other Estonian national drinks visit Tallinn Old Town to find out more!
Black bread, blood sausage, pork, potatoes, cabbage, dairy products, sprats, aspic, sour cabbage and a lot more.
For two UNESCO World Heritage sites Tallinn Old Town and Struve Geodetic Arc. Also of its digital society and growing unicorns.
Free education, free trade, a flat-rate income tax, the lowest debt-to-GDP ratio in the EU, supportive government, and digital innovation with political transparency are making Estonia so successful.
With data from 2015 there are approximately 2,222 islands in Estonia. Bigger islands are – Saaremaa, Hiiumaa, Muhu, Vormsi, Naissaar, Kihnu, Väike-Pakri, Suur-Pakri, Ruhnu, Vilsandi, Abruka, Piirissaar, Prangli, Osmussaar, Vohilaid, Tauksi, Aegna, Kõinastu laid, Väike-Tulpe, Manilaid, Kesselaid, Heinlaid,
Saarnaki laid, Liialaid, Kaevatsi laid, Loonalaid, Rammu saar, Kõrksaar, Pedassaar and Hobulaid. You can visit them by request firstname.lastname@example.org or have a seatrip by Finnish coast here.
Because of the digital society e-Estonia is aiming to make government more transparent and efficient for everyone. Thanks to that Estonian residents have favored opportunities to build success.
At the moment the president is Kersti Kaljulaid since 2016. She is the first woman and youngest person ever held the position.
The percentage of millionaires in the adult population is 0.7
With a long-stay D visa, it is possible to stay up to 365 days within 12 months. You can stay in the other Schengen Member States 90 days within 180 days period.
Yes, Schengen visa is valid for Estonia, as Estonia is in European Union.
Fill the online application form here, after the Estonian Police and Border Guard will do a background check. When your application is approved, then you can choose where you want to pick up your digital ID card.
It takes 30 days to be processed to get the Estonian visa.
If you speak Estonian then yes. Fees come into it if you don’t speak Estonian.
The safety rate in Estonia is 0,86 comparing to San Francisco’s 0,66. Also NATO cooperative Cybersecurity center of Excellence is located in Estonia.
Value-added tax for products and services is 20% in Estonia. Accommodation and books are taxed with 9% of VAT.
Just open an account with a broker on TALSE and fund the account.