Estonia is one of the smallest independent Baltic states.
Its territory is about 45,100 square kilometers and population is
more than 1.5 million people.
Temperate climate, but with considerable temperature variations.
Summer is warm with relatively mild weather in spring and autumn.
Winter, which lasts from November to mid-March, can be very cold.
Rainfall is distributed throughout the year with the heaviest rainfall
in August. Heavy snowfalls are common in the winter months.