Overview - Estonia

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Capital:Tallinn
Area:45,226 km²
Population:1,324,333 (2006 estimate)
Language(s):Estonian (official) - 67.3%, Russian - 29.7%, others - 2.3%, unknown - 0.7%.
Religion(s):Evangelical Lutheran - 13.6%, Orthodox - 12.8%, other Christian (including Methodist, Seventh-Day Adventist, Roman Catholic, Pentecostal) - 1.4%, unaffiliated - 34.1%, others and unspecified - 32%, none - 6.1%.
Ethnic Group(s):Estonian - 67.9%, Russian - 25.6%, Ukrainian - 2.1%, Belarusian - 1.3%, Finn - 0.9%, others - 2.2%.