Honorary Consulate of the
Florence - Italy

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Ufficial name: Republic of Estonia
Area: 45 227 km2 (the Tartu Peace Treaty of 1920 defined 47 549 km2)
Coastline: 3794 km
Borders: 633 km total, 339 km with Latvia and 294 km with the Russian Federation
Capital: Tallinn
Distance from Tallinn to Helsinki: 85km; to Riga: 307km; to St.Petersburg: 395km; to Stockholm: 405km
Other towns: Tartu, Narva, Kohtla-Järve, Pärnu
National holiday: February 24 (Independence Day)

1 356 000 (01.01.2003)

Official language: Estonian language that belongs to the Finnic branch of Finno-Ugric group of languages.

Parliamentary democracy
Head of State: President of the Republic
Legislature: unicameral Riigikogu with 101 sits
High court: Supreme Court
Suffrage: Universal for citizens who have attained 18 years of age for national elections. All legal residents, regardless of citizenship, who have attained 18 years of age can vote in local elections
Administrative regions: 15 counties
Constitution: passed on 28. June 1992
Currency: Estonian kroon (EEK) kroon=100sents; 1EUR=15,6466 EEK

Italy recognised the Republic of Estonia on 26 January 1921 and re-recognised on 27 August 1991, the diplomatic relations between Estonia and Italy were restored on 31 August 1991.

Via Lamarmora, 55
50121 Florence (FI)
Phone: +39 055 588313 / 583352
Fax +39 055 575951
E-mail: info@consolatoestonia.eu

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