Basic data

Population: 1,354,679 (as of 01.01.2014)
Territory: 45,227km2
Density: 29.9 inhabitants/km2
Ethnic composition: Estonians 68.7%, Russians 24.8%, Ukrainians 1.7%, Others 4.8%
Tallinn population: 430,772. Density: 2,709.3 inhabitants/km2. Ethnic composition: Estonians 52.5%, Russians 38.5%, Ukrainians 3.7%, Others 5.4%
Elevation: The highest point in Estonia (and the Baltics) is Suur Munamägi (318m) in Võru County
Islands: 1,521. The three largest are Saaremaa 2,673km2, Hiiumaa 1,023km2, and Muhu 206km2
Lakes: Lake Peipsi, on the Russian border, covers an area of 3,555km2, of which 1,529km2 is in Estonia. It also holds the title as the 4th largest lake in Europe.
Rivers: Estonia’s longest rivers are the Võhandu 162km, Pärnu 144km and Põltsamaa 135km.
Other cities: Tartu 97,847, Narva 62,064, Pärnu 41,527, Kohtla-Järve 38,190.
Local time: Estonia is in the Eastern European Time Zone (GMT+2hrs). Summer time (GMT+3hrs) is in effect from the last Sunday of March until the last Sunday of October.

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