Estonia is a low-lying coastal country located in the Baltic region. It is characterised by a significant number of islands and islets, with the largest ones being Saaremaa and Hiiumaa. The country has a terrestrial area of close to 45,000km² and a marine area of approximately 36,000km². Estonia shares its borders with 2 neighbouring countries. The highest point in Estonia is Suur Munamägi, reaching a height of 318m. With a population of 1.3 million people, Estonia has a population density of 30.6 people per km².


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