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Tallinn

  1. 1. Tallinn Kati Lehtroos 6a 2009/2010
  2. 2. Facts <ul><li>The capital of Estonia </li></ul><ul><li>Largest city </li></ul><ul><li>Population 406,703 </li></ul><ul><li>Harjumaa county </li></ul><ul><li>Mayor Edgar Savisaar </li></ul><ul><li>Area 159.2 km2 </li></ul>
  3. 3. History <ul><li>Historical names: </li></ul><ul><li>Qlown or Qalaven, Kolyvan , Lindanisa . </li></ul><ul><li>The first traces of human settlement about 5000 years old. </li></ul><ul><li>Modern name: </li></ul><ul><li>Taani-linn(a ), &quot; tali-linna &quot;, &quot; talu-linna “. </li></ul><ul><li>In 1050 was built Tallinn Toompea </li></ul>
  4. 4. Geography <ul><li>Gulf of Finland, in north-western Estonia </li></ul><ul><li>Lake Ülemiste </li></ul><ul><li>Pirita river </li></ul><ul><li>Record high 32.3 </li></ul><ul><li>Record low -32.2 </li></ul>
  5. 5. Administrative districts <ul><li>Lasnamäe 108,644 (4) </li></ul><ul><li>Mustamäe 62,219 (5) </li></ul><ul><li>Põhja-Tallinn 52,573 (8) </li></ul>
  6. 6. Population
  7. 7. Tourism <ul><li>Toompea – Upper Town </li></ul><ul><li>Alexander Nevsky Cathedral </li></ul><ul><li>Lutheran Cathedral </li></ul><ul><li>All-Linn – Lower Town </li></ul><ul><li>Kadriorg </li></ul><ul><li>Pirita </li></ul><ul><li>Town Hall square </li></ul><ul><li>Fat Margareta </li></ul>
  8. 8. Song Celebraton Ground <ul><li>Was built in1959 </li></ul><ul><li>42m high fire tower </li></ul><ul><li>l Night Song Festival. 1988 300,000 </li></ul><ul><li>ll Metallica 2007 </li></ul><ul><li>78,000 </li></ul><ul><li>lll Madonna 2009 72,067 </li></ul>
  9. 9. Info <ul><li>http://en.wikipedia.org/ </li></ul><ul><li>http://www.tallinn.ee </li></ul><ul><li>http://www.google.ee </li></ul><ul><li>http://www.lauluvaljak.ee/est/ </li></ul>
  10. 10. Thanks 

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