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Estonia: Baltic country in Northern Europe
Estonia, officially the Republic of Estonia, is a country on the eastern coast of the Baltic Sea in Northern Europe. It is bordered to the north by the Gulf of Finland across from Finland, to the west by the Baltic Sea across from Sweden, to the south by Latvia (343 km), and to the east by Lake Peipus and Russia (338.6 km). The territory of Estonia consists of the mainland and of 2,222 islands in the Baltic Sea, covering a total area of 45,227 km2 (17,462 sq mi), water 2,839 km2 (1,096 sq mi), land area 42,388 km2 (16,366 sq mi), and is influenced by a humid continental climate. Tallinn, the capital of Estonia, and Tartu are the largest cities and urban areas in the country. Other notable cities include Narva, Pärnu, Kohtla-Järve and Viljandi. The official language of the country, Estonian, is the second-most-spoken Finnic language.

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Lukashenko banned from Baltics after 'massive electoral fraud' and 'human rights breach' [Video]

Lukashenko banned from Baltics after 'massive electoral fraud' and 'human rights breach'

The Estonian foreign minister told Euronews the sanctions were decided over a 'massive' electoral fraud by Lukashenko's administration, as well as a "breach of human rights".View on euronews

Credit: euronews (in English)     Duration: 05:42Published

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