Estonia is not a Slavic country, but used to belong to the U.S.S.R. , which included Slavic countries like Russia and Ukraine. … Estonia borders Russia, which is a predominantly Slavic nation; there is a large Russian minority in the country and many Estonians speak Russian as a second language.
What ethnicity is Estonia?
Are Estonians Eastern European?
According to the classification of countries by geographical region for statistical use by the United Nations Statistics Division, Estonia belongs among countries of Northern Europe. Under the UN classification by regional group, Estonia belongs in the Eastern European Group.
Is Estonia expensive?
Estonia has become the most expensive country in the Eastern part of the European Union, Poland being cheapest. As confirmed by personal experience and fresh Eurostat data.
Do they speak English in Estonia?
This so-called “elven” language is spoken by around 1.1 million people globally. Estonia has one of the highest literacy rates in the world at 99.8% and nearly everyone speaks a foreign language, most commonly English and Russian, but also Finnish, German or Swedish.