The current mainstream view outside of Estonia does not usually include it among them, but categorizing Estonia as a Nordic country is very common in Estonia. … The Estonian language is closely related to the Finnish language, both are Finnic languages.
Is Estonia a Scandinavian language?
Until the evacuation of the Estonian Swedes near the end of World War II, both Swedish and Estonian were commonly spoken on the named islands.
|Language family||Indo-European Germanic North Germanic East Scandinavian Estonian Swedish|
What race are Estonians?
Estonians (Estonian: eestlased) are a Finnic ethnic group native to Estonia who speak the Estonian language and share a common culture and history.
What’s the difference between Scandinavian and Nordic?
In the current scenario, while the term ‘Scandinavia’ is commonly used for Denmark, Norway and Sweden, the term “Nordic countries” is vaguely used for Denmark, Norway, Sweden, Finland and Iceland, including their associated territories of Greenland, the Faroe Islands and the Åland Islands.