Interesting Questions, Facts and Information
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Interesting Questions, Facts, and Information
|What is the name of the Estonian Sydney Olympic winner in the decathlon?||Estonia Trivia
Latvia and Russia . The Russian border lies to the East and the Latvian border lies on the South.
blue, black, white. Blue is the colour of the sky, black is the colour of the earth that has nourished us and kept us alive and white is the colour of pureness and hope.
318m. It is called Munamagi (Egg Mountain).
|Who became the President of Estonia on 7th October 2001?||Estonia Trivia
Arnold Ruutel. Lennart Meri was the former President of Estonia (1992-2001), Mart Laar became Prime Minister in 1999.
Tallinn. Tartu is called the university city of Estonia, Riga is the capital of Latvia and Haapsalu is one small town in the West of Estonia.
|Estonia is one of the three countries, which Baltic States consists of. What are the names of other two countries?||About Estonia
Latvia and Lithuania . Estonia is the smallest of the Baltic States, Lithuania is the biggest.
|Estonia is known for its famous people, too (like Arvo Part, Neeme Jarvi, etc). What's the name of a world-famous Estonian model?||About Estonia
Carmen Kass. Carmen Kass was actually born in a little town called Paide, which is located in the Centre of Estonia
Everybody. The composers of this song are Ivar Must and Maian-Anna Karmas
|In 2001 Estonia won the Eurovision Song Contest. Who were those two men, who performed the song?||About Estonia
Tanel Padar and Dave Benton. Dave Benton is the oldest singer, who has won the ESC.
|Estonia was once part of a big union. What was the name of it?||About Estonia
Union of Soviet Socialist Republic. Estonia was a part of it for a long-long time, but in 1991 all the Baltic States were declared as independent countries (each three one separately) and no longer part of the USSR. Although, it soon will become a part of NATO so I have to think another Incorrect answer!:)
|In Estonia there's a big Beach Party festival, (usually in the beginning of June). What's the name of it?||About Estonia
Puhajarve Beach Party. The Puhajarve Beach Party is a festival, where several shows and games take place.In 2002 the main artists were Right Said Fred and Scooter.
Parnu. When Parnu gets the summer capital title, there are always many big celebrations going on in, for example big concerts with many great Estonian artists. (and sometimes there are artists from somewhere else, too)
Parnumaa. Kuressaare isn't actually a province, it's a small and very beautiful town in Saaremaa:)
15. ...and the province where Tallinn is located, isn't the biggest one in Estonia!
Tallinn. Tallinn is a town, where about 430 000 people live, and is the biggest town in Estonia!
blue-black-white. These colours are said to symbolize the skies, earth and peace.
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Finno-Ugric. Estonian is considered a very difficult language. It has fourteen different cases! Other Finno-Ugrian languages include Finnish and Hungarian.
1991. The exact date was August 20, 1991. It was called 'the singing revolution' - victory without bloodshed.
1.5 million. About 65% of the population are Estonian, about 28% Russian.
a composer. Arvo Pärt was born in 1935 in Paide, which is a little Estonian town. He emigrated to Austria in 1980. One year later he moved to Berlin, Germany, where he still lives. At the age of 61, Pärt was elected to the American Academy of Arts and Letters.
Tallinn. Tallinn, the historic capital of Estonia, which has had several names including Koluwan, Lindanise and Reval during its history, has a very well preserved Medieval Old Town. One of Tallinn's many churches, the Gothic Oleviste Church, was once (in 16th century) the tallest building in the world at 159 metres.
|Lake Peipsi (3555 sq km) is situated on the Estonian-Russian border and is the biggest transboundary lake in Europe. True or false?||Estonia, The Baltic Republic
t. It is also the fourth largest of all lakes in Europe, the biggest being Lake Ladoga in Russia.
Finland. Estonia is separated from its Northern neighbour by the Gulf of Finland. Other neighbours are Russia on the eastern side, Latvia in the south and Sweden in the west which lies across the Baltic Sea.
|The national bird of Estonia is barn swallow?(true or false)||Estonia
|How many counties are in Estonia?||Estonia
15. There are 15 counties in Estonia and the biggest one is Pärnumaa.
|Does Estonia have border with Germany?||Estonia
No. Estonia doesn`t have border with Germany. Estonia borders Latvia and Russia
|Estonian flag is blue, black and white?(True or false)||Estonia