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Basic country information

  • U.S. Library of Congress Country Study - Estonia (excellent starting point for learning about the country; includes facts-at-a-glance and sections on ethnicity, religion, and culture; early to modern history; geography, government, and the economy)
  • US Department of State Background Note: Estonia (basic facts about Estonia: geography, population, history, economy, etc.)
  • Estonia (an online introduction to Estonia, with basic facts on its economy, defence, geography, government, history and people)
  • The World Factbook - Estonia, (by CIA; covers geographical data, information on population, government, economy, communications, transportation, military, and transnational issues)
  • Infoplease - Estonia (basic data on geography, government and history plus basic statistics)
  • Estonian Embassy in Washington (the web page offers general information on the country's geography, history, culture, natural resources, education, business and economy, etc.
  • Flags of the World: Estonia (the site contains graphics and descriptions of the flags used in Estonia as well as its coat of arms)
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Internet searching tools (search engines, internet guides, etc.)

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Area study centers (academic and research)

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Associations (professional, non-governmental, international, local)

  • Profile of the Estonia Red Cross (this .pdf from the web site of the International Federation of Red Cross and Red Crescent Societies contains information on the local chapter's history, activities, resources, etc.)
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Communications (incl. computer and Internet issues)

  • Estonia Internet Access Provider List (aside from the internet provider list, the site also offers links to other communications sites related to Estonia; part of the Internet directory maintained by B. J. Herbison)
  • NSRC Estonia (information on Internet service providers and telecommunications issues from the Network Startup Resource Center)
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Culture, fine arts and entertainment

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Current events and media

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Economics (incl. business and finances)

  • Tallinn Stock Exchange (the site offers the latest stock news, trade information, legislation, etc.)
  • Eesti Pank (Central Bank of Estonia, includes lots of valuable resources in several languages regarding the economy of Estonia)
  • Arikataloog (an Internet catalog of Estonian businesses; in Estonian, English or Russian)
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Education

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Geography and travel (incl. cities, maps, transportation, etc.)

  • Estonia - Consular Information Sheet (from the U. S. State Department; contains the essential information on the country for travellers)
  • Lonely Planet World Guide: Destination Estonia (an excellent source of information for travellers)
  • Estonia Maps (from the Perry-Castaneda Library Map Collection, The University of Texas at Austin; political and other maps)
  • List of Place Names (an official Estonian gazeteer; the site also has data on the 1997 and 1998 place name reforms)
  • Tallinn (an information portal offering tourist, historical, business, statistical, etc. information about the capital of Estonia; in English, Estonian or Russian)
  • Estonian Tourist board (an official site; in Estonian, English, Russian, Finnish and German)
  • Tartu (an informational site about the city; offers historical and cultural information, contains a business directory and a collection of city images)

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Government

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Grants

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Health and fitness (incl. medicine, sports, etc.)

  • World Health Organization - Estonia (an overview of Estonian health care system, including its legislation, statistics and personnel issues)
  • Profile of the Estonia Red Cross (this page from the web site of the International Federation of Red Cross and Red Crescent Societies contains information on the local chapter's history, activities, resources, etc.)
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History (incl. genealogy, etc.)

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Language (incl. dictionaries and teaching)

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Law

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Libraries and archives

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Literature (incl. books online and book vendors)

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People (biography)

  • List of Estonians (A Wikipedia article with a list of the most famous and influential Estonians in history, with links to many biographies)
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Politics (incl. international relations, military affairs and US policies)

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Religions

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Science and technology (incl. environmental issues)

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Social science (incl. human rights, women issues, etc.)

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Statistics

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