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  Estonia - Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia
Estonia was administratively divided between the provinces of Estonia in the north and Livonia in southern Estonia and northern Latvia, a division which persisted until the early 20th century.
Estonia was occupied by Soviet troops in June 1940, as a consequence of the secret amendment to the August 1939 Molotov-Ribbentrop Pact between Nazi Germany and the Soviet Union.
Estonia lies on the eastern shores of the Baltic Sea on the level northwestern part of the rising east European platform between 57.3° and 59.5° N and 21.5° and 28.1° E. Average elevation reaches only 50 metres (164 ft), and the country's highest point is the Suur Munamägi in the southeast at 318 metres (1,043 ft).
en.wikipedia.org /wiki/Estonia   (3771 words)

  
 Index of Economic Freedom 2006 - Estonia
Estonia adopted the trade policies of the European Union when it joined the EU in May 2004.
Estonia's sound, prudently regulated banking sector is considered the strongest and most developed in the Baltic States.
Estonia maintains a minimum wage that affects only 5 percent to 6 percent of the workforce.
www.heritage.org /research/features/index/country.cfm?id=Estonia   (1072 words)

  
 Estonia   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-31)
Estonia lies on the eastern shore of the Baltic Sea.
As a result of WWII, Estonia was annexed to the USSR in 1940, much against their will.
Estonia gained its freedom in 1991 from Russia.
www.salvos.com /estonia/Facts_Estonia.html   (141 words)

  
 Välisministeerium : Estonia and Malta
Malta recognised Estonia on 26 August 1991 and diplomatic relations between the two countries were established on 1 January 1992.
In 2000, Eric Gerada-Azzopardi became the Maltese Ambassador to Estonia residing in Stockholm.
Estonia and Malta have signed the Agreement on the Abolishment of Visa Requirements, which came into force on 1 January 1998.
www.vm.ee /eng/kat_176/3105.html   (376 words)

  
 7 Invitees - Estonia
It is one of seven countries that were invited to begin accession talks to join the Alliance at the 2002 Prague Summit.
Estonia was involved in dialogue and cooperation with NATO since the beginning of the 1990s.
Joining the North Atlantic Alliance serves as a logical extension of this principle by enabling Estonia to maximise the cost-effectiveness of its participation and contributions through closer cooperation with other allies.
www.nato.int /invitees2004/estonia.htm   (234 words)

  
 Invest in Estonia - Estonian Investment Agency   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-31)
This website is created for foreign investors looking for investment opportunities in Estonia.
Estonia is a country located at the heart of the Baltic Sea Region - Europes fastest-growing market of more than 90 million people.
An excellent business environment and conditions for production, liberal economic policy and low taxes have already attracted numerous companies and continue to make Estonia an exceptional location for foreign direct investment.
www.investinestonia.com   (67 words)

  
 Records in Other Countries - Estonia
Estonia was independent in 1918, formed from Estland gubernia and northern Livonia gubernia of the Russian Empire, but was a republic of the USSR between 1940 and 1989.
'Judaica in the Historical Archives of Estonia', by Tatiana Shor, in Avotaynu IX:3 (Autumn 1993), pp.
All Jewish birth, marriage and death records in Estonia were microfilmed in 1993-94 and are available here in 1995.
www.movinghere.org.uk /galleries/roots/jewish/country/estonia.htm   (128 words)

  
 Car Hire Estonia from carhire.co.uk
Tallinn, Estonia's capital city is only about 40 miles south of Helsinki, across the Gulf of Finland.
Estonia has thrown her doors back open to the world and invited visitors to come sample her charms.
The climate in Estonia is temperate, characterized by warm summers and fairly severe winters.
www.carhire.co.uk /car-hire/estonia.htm   (403 words)

  
 WHKMLA : History of Estonia, 1660-1721
In 1673, Estonia was elevated to a General Government (hitherto duchy).
was defeated by the Russians in the Battle of Poltava; Estonia was occupied by Russian forces in 1710.
In the PEACE OF NYSTAD (1721) Sweden ceded Livonia and Estonia to Russia.
www.zum.de /whkmla/region/eceurope/estonia16601721.html   (233 words)

  
 Estonia News
According to a report in Postimees, when Queen Elizabeth II visits Estonia on October 19 and October 20, she won't just want to meet with the debonnaire Arnold Ruutel.
Bush is coming to Tallinn : TALLINN, Estonia U.S. President George W. Bush will visit Estonia before a NATO summit in neighboring Latvia in November, Estonian officials and the White House said Thursday.
Washington/Tallinn- US President George W Bush will visit the Baltic nations of Estonia and Latvia in November, paying tribute to their post-communist economic success and their support in the war on terror,...
www.topix.net /world/estonia   (746 words)

  
 Estonia
Estonia is mainly a lowland country that is bordered by the Baltic Sea, Latvia, and Russia.
Estonia: History - History To the Nineteenth Century The Estonians settled in their present territory before the...
Challenges to Estonia's economic policymaking at the Eve of EU enlargement (1).
www.infoplease.com /ipa/A0107501.html   (528 words)

  
 Estonia Hotels, Estonia Hotel Reservations, Discount Hotels in Estonia
Estonia requires visas from all nationalities except citizens of most northern, central and eastern European countries, Australia, New Zealand, Japan and the USA.
Estonia's ancient seacoast capital is just that kind of jewel.
Tartuans, who host the country's main liberal arts university, have the reputation of being more contemplative, more prone to sitting back over a cup of tea or a glass of beer and philosophizing with a visitor.
www.stayxs.com /estonia/index.html   (533 words)

  
 Hand Crafted Scandinavian Log Houses and Timber Frame Houses - TimberHome - Estonia - Estland - Construction of timber ...   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-31)
The very first dwelling houses made of horizontal logs were built in Estonia probably about 2,000 - 3,000 years ago.
The tradition of building wooden houses has survived in Estonia through many generations as fathers have always taught their sons.
TimberHome LLC manufactures log houses using the knowhow and traditions that have accumulated in Estonia and Norway through many centuries.
www.toptimber.com   (287 words)

  
 Advice: Inexpensive calling card to Estonia and how to make cheap phone calls to Estonia.
Estonia prepaid calling cards and other cheap ways to call Estonia.
You may have friends or family in Estonia, and want to keep in touch with them the cheapest ways possible.
The Prefix, or calling code, or routing number, or country code (this goes by many names) for calling Estonia, is +372.
www.strive4impact.com /callingadvice_files/international-calling-cards-advice-estonia.html   (549 words)

  
 Pictures of Estonia
Picturesque ruins of Vahtseliina castle, in southeast Estonia.
Village located on an island in lake Peipsi, the picture was taken from Estonia, while the village is located in Russia.
As Estonia is part of the European Union, no visa is required for E.U. citizens and citizens of most western countries.
www.7is7.com /otto/estonia   (562 words)

  
 Alquiler de coches Estonia. Coches alquiler Estonia desde Beneluxcar.com
Beneluxcar puede ayudarte a alquilar un coche en Estonia y entregar tu coche de alquiler en otra ciudad.
Seleccionamos solamente las mejores compañías de alquiler de coches en Estonia para proveerte de los precios de alquiler de coches más baratos y competitivos.
Estonia es una democracia constitucional, con un presidente elegido por el Parlamento unicameral cada cinco años.
www.beneluxcar.com /alquiler-coches/estonia   (235 words)

  
 ICL - Estonia Index
Estonia gained independence from the former Soviet Union on 6 Sep 1991.
Estonia has concluded the Europe-Agreement with the EU in June 1995 and ratified it unanimously during an extraordinary session of the Parliament on 1 Aug 1995.
Oct 1995: Eavesdropping Affair; Prime Minister Tiit Vähi offered his resignation to President Lennart Mevi when tapes of secret phone observations of politicians were found among the property of Minister of the Interior Edgar Savissar.
www.oefre.unibe.ch /law/icl/en__indx.html   (114 words)

  
 Estonia Times - latest news stories and top headlines.
Estonia Times - latest news stories and top headlines.
Great Britain's women made a winning start to their campaign in Division B of the EuroBasket as they posted a 72-66 victory over Estonia.
Estonia's 12% GDP growth too fast: central bank
www.estoniatimes.com   (430 words)

  
 RealPlanet.net: Estonia long distance rates from the USA as low as 7¢ per minute!   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-31)
RealPlanet.net: Estonia long distance rates from the USA as low as 7¢ per minute!
Rates as low as 17¢ per minute to Estonia from anywhere in the USA by dialing an 800 number and an access code or pin code!
Call the United States from Estonia for as low as 17¢ per minute.
www.realplanet.net /international/estonia.shtml   (302 words)

  
 Rahvusooper Estonia - Ooper, Operett, Ballet   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-31)
Adamson-Ericu muuseum näitab Estonia teatri kavandeid ja kostüüme
Oma saja aasta juubelikuul pühendub Rahvusooper Estonia noorte külastajate teatrisse kutsumisele.
Estonia Seltsi fondi asutamislepingu allkirjastasid sihtasutuse Eesti Rahvuskultuuri Fond nõukogu esimees Eri Klas ja Estonia Seltsi juhatuse esimees Arne Mikk.
www.opera.ee   (309 words)

  
 Estonian Educational and Research Network EENet. Registration .ee subdomains
Domain registration under.ee is open only for the institutions registered in Estonia.
Before submitting the application all nameservers for the domain name have to be configured.
The requirement of being registered in Estonia applies in both cases: directly under.ee and under.com.ee.
www.eenet.ee /services/subdomains.html   (476 words)

  
 Tallinn hotels Estonia, travel tourism hotel Tallinn
This website features hotels in Tallinn Estonia and is also fast becoming a one-stop travel and tourism shop for Estonia.
This is a PR advertisement page released and placed in the approv PR directory to bring awareness to this sites unique Estonia travel and tourism offerings by positioning themselves as experts in the provision of hotel information for Tallinn Estonia and other major cities in Estonia.
If you are looking for cheap hotels in Tallinn, Estonia travel and tourism advice or the best nightlife information then this site can assist you with your travel needs.
www.approv.com /prestonia.html   (327 words)

  
 Taastusravikeskus Estonia
Meelõhnalised pärnade alleed, soe ja soolane meri, valkjaskuldne rannaliiv, muul, hubased kohvikud, festivalid, kontserdid, tervis ja reipus - see ongi suvepealinn Pärnu, nii kirjeldatakse Pärnut, mille rüpes elab ja areneb ka Taastusravikeskus Estonia.
Taastusravikeskus Estonia on üks Pärnu kuurordi tugevaid alustalasid, üks osa linna üle 160aastasest kuurorditraditsioonist.
Estonias saavad tervise, reipuse ja positiivse ellusuhtumise tagasi kõik tulijad.
www.spaestonia.ee   (131 words)

  
 Estonia Hotels - find hotels and bed and breakfast accommodation in all the regions of Estonia
Estonia Hotels - find hotels and bed and breakfast accommodation in all the regions of Estonia
You can choose hotels, guest houses, bed and breakfast accommodation in Estonia, including all the major tourist destinations in Estonia with superb visitor attractions local to most of the accommodation available.
We offer you the choice of 2 star, 3 star, 4 star and 5 star hotels in Estonia from The World's popular hotel groups such as Thistle hotels, Moat House, Best Western, Inter Continental, Holiday Inn, Britannia, Corus and Regal County House Luxury Hotels and many more.
www.global-hotel-reservations.com /ct38.htm   (175 words)

  
 Search Europe: Countries: Estonia
Comprehensive, up-to-date information about Latvia, Lithuania and Estonia as well as free personalized e-mail news about Latvia, Lithuania and Estonia.
Estonia information includes events, money and costs, attractions, activities, history and culture.
Estonia info by Search Europe, includes map and other info.
www.searcheurope.com /search/Countries/Estonia/index.shtml   (200 words)

  
 Estonia Maps - Perry-Castañeda Map Collection - UT Library Online
The following maps were produced by the U.S. Central Intelligence Agency, unless otherwise indicated.
Estonia (Political) 1999 (299K) and pdf format (290K)
Estonia (Shaded Relief) 1999 (299K) and pdf format (282K)
www.lib.utexas.edu /maps/estonia.html   (69 words)

  
 Tallinn Estonia Travel Estonia Tours
Estonia tours and travel options to by private coach, train, ship and chauffeured car
Estonia is the most developed of the three Baltic Republics.
Tallinn has been under the rule of Danes, Swedes and most recently the Russians.
www.scantours.com /estonia.htm   (70 words)

  
 Estonia Travel Information | Lonely Planet Destination Guide
Ever wanted to eat blood sausages washed down with a syrupy liquor of unknown origin, go bog walking and sleep with 80 untouchable nuns and novices?
You can do it all in Estonia, the small territory which packs in some charming quirks without ruining your budget.
Disclaimer: We've tried to make the information on this web site as accurate as possible, but it is provided 'as is' and we accept no responsibility for any loss, injury or inconvenience sustained by anyone resulting from this information.
www.lonelyplanet.com /destinations/europe/estonia   (145 words)

  
 Doing Business in Estonia -- U.S. Commercial Service Estonia, Latvia, Lithuania
Estonia, Latvia, Lithuania Local time: 04:30 AM Doing business in Estonia
The U.S. Commercial Service Estonia at the U.S. Embassy offers valuable assistance to help U.S. business export goods and services to Estonia and other countries in the Baltics (Latvia and Lithuania).
It provides the business community with a comprehensive look at Estonia's commercial environment, using economic, political and market analysis.
www.buyusa.gov /baltics/en/doing_business_in_estonia.html   (136 words)

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