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  • 1. Estonia by Urmas and Kristi
  • 2. Compare
    • Utah: 219,887 km 2
    • USA: 9,826,675 km 2 (217 times bigger than the Estonia )
    • Estonia: 45,227 km 2 (5 times smaller than Utah)
    • Simple arithmetic - Estonia 5 times smaller than Utah - Estonia 217 times smaller than the USA
    • The population of Estonia 1, 356, 000. Ethnically: Estonians (67.9%), Russians (25.6%), Ukrainians (2.1%), other.
  • 3. Europe
  • 4. Estonia
  • 5. History – some facts
    • Independen t country 1918 – 1940
    • Soviet Union 1940 – 1991
    • Independent country again from 1991 - present
    • Member of European Union since 2004
    • Member of North Atlantic Treaty Organization since 2004
  • 6. Culture: a typical Estonian
    • hard-working
    • reliable
    • smart
    • innovative
    • friendly
    • always singing
    • better than neighbors 
    • reserved (to its extremes)
    • ironic
  • 7. Culture: Old Tallinn
  • 8. Culture: Tartu University
  • 9. Culture: Islands
  • 10. Culture: song festivals
  • 11. Culture: money
  • 12. Estonia – positively transforming
    • e-services (e-school, e-elections, e-banking, wifi in public places, e-prescriptions, …)
    • Play the video
  • 13. Estonia vs Utah
    • Mountains (Est: h ighest hill 318m above the sea level )
    • In Estonia: a bout 22% of wetlands/mires ( swamps, bogs )
    • Animals nad p lants
    • Islands , the “country of the sea”
    • Diversity , large forests (about 50% of territory)
    • Four seasons
    • Transport
  • 14. Culture: language
    • Complicated case system
    • Pronunciation: s õida hästi tasa üle silla ; ö öpäev
    • Words with similar sound but different meaning in Eng and Est: sink, hi, my, ring, wrong, wrist, rest, sell
  • 15. Nature conservation
    • Still quite close relationship with the land and forests;
    • In the history: Sacred trees, several regulations 1297 , by Danish King
    • 1910 – first consrevation area on Vaika islans (now: Vilsandi NP, western islands)
    • 1971 (100 y after world 1. National Park, Yellowstone) , Lahemaa NP in northen part.
    • About 12% of territory;
  • 16. Nature conservation
  • 17.  
  • 18. With the warm heart from a cold country
    • Welcome to Estonia
  • 19. References
    • http://images.nationalgeographic.com/wpf/media-live/photos/000/229/cache/estonia-wooden-windmills_22966_600x450.jpg
    • http://t.imedia.io/Muhu-1.jpg
    • http://y.delfi.ee/norm/contest/23/1427093_SHPo0k.jpeg
    • http://3.bp.blogspot.com/-a_5yLC1d3Rc/Tg_tYSRl4jI/AAAAAAAADNY/ZKmg-TNDV_o/s1600/a2.jpg
    • http://3.bp.blogspot.com/_Ullm5nSPXGE/TRzMruqiWhI/AAAAAAAACQc/c2bj0cIIXY8/s1600/RAEKOJA%2BPLATS%2B071.jpg
    • http://api.ning.com/files/2f720wWKwzRjxNXm4ukdRtQVxESpsf8RErU0sv5r-F3rFS54kHdo8piN7unV8otOzRxKVpTkKcJbzBOU1nsgYmWVTl4EgOtM/002.JPG?width=500
    • http://www.bed24.eu/Welcome-to-Estonia/Images/welcome-to-estonia-symbol.jpg
    • Video help
    • Positively transforming: http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=UKbl4CENx6I&NR=1
    • Welcome to Estonia Tanel Padar: http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=v_s6PVoexvE&feature=related
    • Estonia presentation video: http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=fj9BRdHhk2I&feature=related
  • 20. Thank you
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