Estonia

Geography

  • Area: 45 227 km²
  • Coastline: 3794 km
  • Borders: 633 km total, 339 km with Latvia and 294 km with the Russian Federation
  • Distance from Tallinn to Helsinki: 85 km; to Riga: 307 km; to St.Petersburg: 395 km;
    to Stockholm:
    405 km

Government

  • Type: Parliamentary democracy
  • Head of State: President Toomas Hendrik Ilves
  • Head of Government: Prime Minister Andrus Ansip
  • Legislature: unicameral Riigikogu
  • High court: Supreme Court
  • Suffrage: Universal for citizens who have attained 18 years of age for national elections. All legal residents, regardless of citizenship, who have attained 18 years of age can vote in local elections
  • Administrative regions: 15 counties

Links

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