National Symbols of Estonia

Estonia is a country in Europe. It shares borders with the following countries: Latvia, Russia, . The capital of Estonia is Tallinn.

The official language is Estonian and the Euro is the currency of the Estonia. The domain is .ee and the country code is +372.

National day is celebrated on 24 Feb 1918. Every country in the world has national symbols including national animal, national flower, motto, etc and Estonia is no exception.

In Estonia, Football is considered as a national sport, and it is a passion of many Estonian people. Kali is not only a traditional drink, but one of the national drink of Estonia. As poetry is a highly appreciated art, many poets like Lydia Koidula, Friedrich Reinhold Kreutzwald represent a national Estonian symbol.

The country was founded by Konstantin Päts. The current president of Estonia is Kersti Kaljulaid and Kaja Kallas is the Prime Minister.

In Estonia the power plugs and sockets are of type C, F. The standard voltage is 230 V and the frequency is 50 Hz.

The Estonian national anthem was written by Johann Voldemar Jannsen and composed by Fredrik Pacius.

Country information

Former name(s) Aesti
Official name(s) Republic of Estonia
Alternative name(s) Esthonia (archaic, English)
Regional location Eastern Europe, bordering the Baltic Sea and Gulf of Finland, between Latvia and Russia
Country name etymology "Land of the Aesti", a correction of earlier Esthonia, a re-Latinization of the Old English Estland, a development of the Old High German Aestland, a combination of the Latin Aestia and the German-land ("land").
Climate Maritime; wet, moderate winters, cool summers
Terrain Marshy, lowlands; flat in the north, hilly in the south
Population 1,326,535
National Day 24 Feb 1918
Language(s) Estonian
Religion Christianity
Country code +372
Literacy rate 99.9%
Currency Euro
Capital city Tallinn
Domain(TLD) .ee
Ethnicity Estonians, Russians, Ukrainians, & Belarusians
Head of government Prime Minister
Nationality Estonian
Driving side Drive on the Right-hand side
Date format dd/mm/yyyy
Total area 45,339 km2 (17,505 sq mi)
Timezone UTC+02:00 (EET)
Average elevation 61 m (200 ft)
Coastline 3,794 Km
Mains electricity 230 V
Emergency telephone numbers Emergency Telephone Numbers

Coat of arms

Flag map of Estonia

Flag map of Estonia

Motto of Estonia

No official motto

National animal of Estonia

The National animal of Estonia is Grey Wolf

National Animal of Estonia - Grey Wolf

National flower of Estonia

The National flower of Estonia is Cornflower. Botanical name is Cyanus.

National flower of Estonia - Cornflower

National bird of Estonia

The National bird of Estonia is Barn swallow

National bird of Estonia - Barn swallow

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Estonian Proverbs - Popular quotes, proverbs and sayings.

Who never built a house thinks that the walls grow out of the ground.

Who does not thank for a little will not thank for a lot.

Where there is no fear, there is no pity.

When God gives a child, he also gives the clothing.

When death comes, the rich man has no money and the poor man no debt.

Wasting time is stealing from oneself.

They are not all men who wear trousers.

There is no room for two kings in one castle.

The work will teach you how to do it.

The wood is the poor man’s coat.

The town is new every day.

The summer comes and kisses the child, the winter comes and kills it.

The stomach never gets full with licking.

The pipe is nearer than the wife.

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