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About Estonia

Estonia, a former Soviet Union country in Northern Europe borders the Baltic Sea and the Gulf of Finland. It has a diverse terrain with more than 1500 islands.

It is a developed country and considered as a high-income economy. The country is well known for its adaptation of Technology and communications systems and the first country to hold elections over the internet.

The key industrial sectors of the country are banking, services, food and fishing, timber, shipbuilding, electronics, Oil shale energy, telecommunications, textiles, chemical products, and transportation. The country has special benefits for tech-based start-ups.

Country Facts


Basic Details
RegionEastern Europe
Capital CityTallinn
Government TypeUnitary parliamentary republic
Official LanguagesEstonian
Currency Euro, EUR
Phone Code +372
Important CitiesTartu, Narva, Parnu, Kohtla-Järve, Viljandi, Rakvere, Maardu, Sillamäe, Kuressaare, Valga, Võru, Jõhvi, Haapsalu, Keila, Paide
National DayNational Day (23rd Jul)
Ease of Doing Business Ranking18 (Very Easy)
Primary IndustriesOil shale energy, telecommunications, textiles, chemical products, banking, services, food and fishing, timber, shipbuilding, electronics, and transportation
Major Exportsmineral products, agricultural products, wood (wood products) and metals, telephones, refined petroleum, cars, scrap iron.
Major Exports to IndiaFuels, Food Products, Textiles and Clothing, Vegetables, Hides and Skins, Plastic or Rubber, Stone and Glass, Transportation, Raw Materials, Metals
Major Importsrefined petroleum, telephones, integrated circuits, packaged medicaments, machinery and equipment, mineral products and agricultural products and food preparations.
Major Imports from IndiaMachinery and Electricals, Metals, Chemicals, Textiles and Clothing, Vegetables, Transportation, Plastic or Rubber, Raw Materials, Wood, Hides and Skins
Foreign Relations
Trade Agreements with IndiaBilateral Agreements, Economic and Technical Cooperation, Bilateral Relations
Bordering NationsRussia, Latvia
Member ofThree Seas Initiative(3SI), Antarctic treaty system(ATS), European Economic Area(EEA), European Union(EU), North Atlantic Treaty Organization(NATO), Organisation for Economic Co-operation Development(OECD), Organization for Security and Co-operation in Europe(OSCE), United Nations(UN), Union for the Mediterranean(UfM), World Trade Organization(WTO)
Indian Embassy Details for EstoniaH.E. Raveesh Kumar
Honourable Ambassador
Embassy of India
32, Kulosaarentie, 00570 Helsinki
Phone: 00-358-9-22899110
Embassy Details of Estonia in IndiaH.E. Ms. Katrin Kivi
Embassy of Republic of Estonia
C-15Malcha MargChanakyapuriNew Delhi-110021
Phone: +91-11-49488650 (O)