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  1. 1. OUR ESTONIA<br />Kohtla-Järve Ühisgümnaasium<br />
  2. 2. 2<br />ESTONIA<br />Blue representing ancient freedom, black symbolizing lost independence and white, the promise of a brighter future. <br />The current coat of arms of Estonia is a golden shield which includes three slim, blue leopards in the middle, with oak branches along the side of the shield. <br />
  3. 3. 3<br /><ul><li>Capital city: Tallinn
  4. 4. Number of people: ca 1,4 milj.
  5. 5. Head of State: – Toomas Hendrik Ilves
  6. 6. Official language: Estonian
  7. 7. Polity: Democratic republic
  8. 8. Area: ca 45000 sq. km.
  9. 9. Currency: Estonian crown</li></li></ul><li>4<br />
  10. 10. 5<br />Christmas<br />Saint John`s Day<br />New Years Eve<br />OUR MAIN HOLIDAYS<br />
  11. 11. 6<br />Gustav Ernesaks<br />ESTONIAN SONG FESTIVAL<br />
  12. 12. 7<br />
  13. 13. 8<br />OLD TOWN IN TALLINN<br />
  14. 14. 9<br />WORLD FAMOUS ESTONIA<br />Model: Carmen Kass<br />
  15. 15. 10<br />WORLD FAMOUS ESTONIA<br />Skiers: Andrus Veerpalu, Jaak Mae, Kristina Šmigun<br />
  16. 16. 11<br />WORLD FAMOUS ESTONIA<br />Singers: Tanel Padar, Eda -Ines Etti, Vanilla Ninja, Bedwetters<br />
  17. 17. 12<br />WORLD FAMOUS ESTONIA<br />Artist: Eduard Viiralt<br />
  18. 18. 13<br />Conductor: Neeme Järvi<br />Composer: Arvo Pärt<br />WORLD FAMOUS ESTONIA<br />
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  21. 21. 16<br />IDA-VIRUMAA COUNTY<br />Ida-Viru County or Ida-Virumaa, is one of 15 counties of Estonia. It is the most north-eastern part of the country. The county contains large deposits of oil shale - the main mineral mined in Estonia.<br />The capital of the county is the town of Jõhvi<br />13.0% of the total population of Estonia lives in Ida-Viru County. <br />70,8% of Ida-Viru County population are Russians.<br />
  22. 22. 17<br />KOHTLA-JÄRVE<br />Possibly, the city of Kohtla-Järve would have never been developed if the "firm oil" had not been so rich here.<br />A factory, which produced oil shale, was built next to the railway station Kohtla in 1924. Then the settlement of workers started growing not far from the territory of the factory. <br />Nowadays about 50 000 people live in Kohtla- Järve and the town consists of 6 parts: Järve, Ahtme, Kukruze, Oru, Sompa and Viivikonna <br />