Enjoy beautiful Estonia
We’re known mostly for our digital ambition. But there’s a lot more to discover.
Estonian culture is rich in contrasts and mixes old traditions with novel ideas. Estonia attracts with its clean environment, diverse culture and fine food.
9 out of 10 foreign students are very happy with Estonia’s study and living environments.
Living in Estonia
We believe in innovation and the constant quest to improve. Our culture of low power distance enables fast advancement. There is always room for bold ideas, doing things differently, and being first.
Estonia is the most entrepreneurial country in Europe. As one of the cleanest countries and the most developed digital society in the world, Estonia is also a really cool place to live.
In addition to the traditional four seasons, some areas of Estonia also have a fifth — the natural flood — beginning at the end of March or early April. Water levels can rise as much as five meters, creating possibilities for canoeing.
Population density in Estonia is 30.3 people per km². That is almost four times less than EU’s average – 116.7 people per km² –, making Estonia the third sparsely populated country in EU.
About 1.1 million people speak Estonian, one of the world’s smallest official national languages. It is used successfully in all areas of society. Estonians also speak a variety of other languages.
Estonia is a country in the Baltic region of Northern Europe bordered to the north by the Gulf of Finland, to the west by the Baltic Sea, to the south by Latvia and to the east by Lake Peipus and Russia. Across the Baltic Sea lie Sweden and Finland. Since we spend much time in darkness, wearing a reflector at night or during conditions of poor visibility is compulsory. This way we ensure that pedestrians and bikers are noticed and safe.