Capitalofculture Estonia Capital Tallinn isCapitalofCulture 2011
Nature Mountain “SuurMunamägi“(BigEggmountain)(318 m), which is located in the middle part of Haanja uplands (Võru county), is the highest point in Estonia and other two Baltic countries. On the top of the SuurMunamägi there is an observation tower – the view from 346.7 meters is 50 km in radius. Tamme-Lauri oak is the thickest oak in Estonia. Its girth is 130 centimetres, height eight metres and it is 680 years old. The hollow in its trunk is filled with an iron framework and eight tons of concrete. Before the hollow was filled there was space for up to seven people. As our greatest primeval tree, Tamme-Lauri oak also adorns the ten-kroon note.
Tuhala nõiakaev The Tuhala Witch's Well, is famous in Estonia because it can "boil over" after heavy rains or when the snow finally melts. The well happens to be placed just over an underground river, when the volume of water exceeds what the underground river can handle, water comes out of the well. Riverbeds and pools in the area that are otherwise dry are then also filled.
Estonian money Thekroon (sign: kr; code: EEK) was the official currency of Estonia for two periods in history: 1928–1940 and 1992 – 31 December 2010.TheEuro(sign: €; code: EUR) since 1. Jan. 2011
Torino 2006.WinterOlympics Medal table: Estonia: 3 gold, 0 silver and 0 bronze Andrus VeerpaluGold - 15 km classical Kristina ŠmigunGold- 10 km classicalGold - 7.5 km + 7.5 km double pursuit
Estonian Presidents Lennart Meri First PresidentKonstantin Päts Current PresidentToomas Hendrik Ilves Arnold Rüütel
Famoussingers Birgit õigemeel Eurovision 2001 winners Kerli Kõiv Robin Juhkental Getter Jaani Lenna Kuurmaa
Estonian songfestival Estonian Night Song Festival The Estonian Song Festival (In Estonian: Laulupidu) is one of the largest amateur choral events in the world, a Masterpiece of the Oral and Intangible Heritage of Humanity. It is held every five years in July on the Tallinn Song Festival Grounds (Lauluväljak). The joint choir has usually comprised 25,000 singerswhile in 2009, there were more than 30,000 participantsperforming to an audience of 80,000.