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    Estonian history

    Brief history of Estonia summarized An entertaining journey through the history of Estonia, the northernmost Baltic country, and with strong ties to Finland. Old Estonian The Estonians are a Finno-Ugric people related to the Finns. A first century Roman writer named Tacitus mentioned the Estonians. He called them the Aesti. Amber was exported from Estonia to other parts of Europe. Despite this, for centuries the Estonian tribes had little contact with Western civilization. They often traded goods and items with the Vikings. Between the 11th and 12th centuries, the Estonians fought several times against the Russians and remained undefeated. Then…

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  • Estonian traditions and customs

    What traditions and customs are there in Estonia? An overview of the Baltic country of Estonia and its customs and traditions. Food and economy Food in daily life In autumn and winter, soups and stews predominate, with potatoes being a staple in most meals. In spring and summer, fresh tomatoes and cucumbers accompany every meal. Sandwiches are a common breakfast food, and coffee is frequently enjoyed throughout the day and at social events. In coastal areas fish is eaten. Many people grow fruits, vegetables, and berries during the summer and can make what is left over in the fall. Family…

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    Estonian language

    The Republic of Estonia is a European country in the Baltic Region (together with Latvia and Lithuania), whose capital is Tallinn. It has a population of 1.3 million inhabitants (151º) and an area of ​​45,227 km 2 (129º). Its human development index is very high (30º) and its official currency is the euro. But what language is spoken in Estonia? What language do they speak in Estonia? Estonia has one official language, Estonian. The most learned foreign languages ​​are Russian (56%), English (50%), Finnish (21%), German (15%). Despite occupying the first position, the popularity of Russian decreases while English is…

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