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).
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.