Capital: Tallinn

Population: 1,303,715 (estimated in 2015)

Currency: Euro (EUR)

Official Language: Estonian

Unofficial Languages: Russian, Ukrainian, and others

Main Religion: Christianity

Ethnic Groups: Estonian, Russian, Finn, Ukrainian, Belarusian, and others

Largest Cities: Tallinn, Tartu, Narva

Main Sport: Ski, Track and Field, Basketball, Football

Political System: Parliamentary Republic

National Holidays (2016):

New Year’s Day (January 1)

Independence Day (February 24)

Good Friday (March 25)

Easter Sunday (March 27)

Spring Day (May 1)

Whit Sunday (May 15)

Victory Day (June 23)

St John’s Day (June 24)

Independence Restoration Day (August 20)

Christmas (December 25-26)