Tallinn, the capital of Estonia
- Tallinn is the capital and largest city of Estonia.
- It occupies a surface of 159.2 km2 and is home to approximately 400,000 people.
- It is situated on the northern coast of the country, on the banks of the Gulf of Finland, and is 80 km south of Helsinki.
- Tallinn’s Old Town is listed as a UNESCO World Heritage Sites.
- Raekoja plats (Town Hall Square) is a town square beside Town Hall (Raekoda) in the center of the Old Town in Tallinn, Estonia.
- There has been a town hall in Tallinn since at least 1322 and a town square next to it ever since then. The hall was rebuilt from 1402 to 1404 into its current form, and a Christmas tree display has been held in the square since 1441, making the Christmas tree display over 570 years old.
- It is ranked as a global city and has been listed among the top 10 digital cities in the world.
- Wireless internet is almost everywhere in Tallinn and almost always free.
- Tallinn was a European Capital of Culture for 2011, along with Turku in Finland.