Estonia regained its independence in 1991, five decades after its annexation by the Soviet Union. The country joined the EU in 2004.
Estonia is one of the most digitally connected countries in the world. It was the first to adopt online voting in 2005, while Skype was developed in the country.
More than half of the country is forested, making it one of the greenest in Europe.
Estonia’s population is 1.3 million.
Historically, typical foods in Estonia included rye bread, pork, potatoes and dairy products, with fish also common in coastal areas.
Learn more at Visit Estonia here.