Estonia

Economy at a Glance: http://www.vm.ee/estonia/kat_398/pea_172/281.html

 

Geographical location
Estonia is a country in Europe, in the West and in the North it borders with the Baltic Sea (and the Gulf of Finland in the North), in the South with Latvia and in the East with Russia. To the North across the Gulf of Finland there is Finland; to the West, across the Baltic sea is Sweden.
Official language
Estonian
Territory
45 227 km²
Population
1 340 000
Capital
Tallinn (401 372)
Other big cities (population)
Tartu (102 000)
Narva (70 000)
Pärnu (43 500)
Currency
Estonian Kroon
1 Estonian Kroon=100 cents
Average salary
12 976 kroons (830 EUR)
Economy growth 2005-2007
2007 +7.1%
2006 + 11,4%
2005 + 9.8 %
Working age population 15-64 years
847 200 (63.2%)
Internet usage
2007 - 57.0 %
2006 - 51.8%
2005 - 44.9 %
Main industries
Manufacturing sector (more than 18% of all products), transportation, logistics and communications (15%), retail (more than 12%) along with real estate, rent and commercial services (about 16,5%)

Useful links:
Invet in Estonia
http://www.investinestonia.com/
Visit Estonia
http://www.visitestonia.com/
Information on Estonia
http://www.estonica.org/
Estonian Foreign Ministry
http://www.vm.ee/
Estonia's virtual Embassy in Second Life
http://www.flickr.com/photos/estonian-foreign-ministry/2088834072/