Estonia has a temperate
climate, with warm summers and severe winters. Temperatures range from a
summer average of 70 F (30 C) to a winter average of 18 F (-8 C).
Estonian is the official
language of Estonia, spoken by about 1.1 million people in Estonia and
tens of thousands in various migr communities. It is a Uralic language
and is closely related to Finnish.
The Estonian Kroon, denoted by EEK, is the official currency of Estonia.
The EEK was introduced in 1991, and since 1993, has been pegged to the
euro at a rate of 15.64664 Krooni to 1 euro.