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Published: Thu, 25 Jan 2007 20:38:13 +0100

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Required travel documents for Estonia
Required travel documents for Estonia: passport [...]

Electric power
Electric power: 230V / 50 Hz [...]

Area code to Estonia
Area code to Estonia: +372 [...]

Stamps in Estonia
A stamp which has been bought in the country which is a part of the EU can
be used only within the area of this country. Even if it has been paid for
in euro.

Sending a postcard to another country, which is also a part of the EU, you< [...]

Credit & debit cards
Credit cards are widely accepted. Check with your credit or debit card company for details of merchant acceptability and other services which may be available.

Currency exchange
All major currencies can be exchanged at banks and bureaux de change. The value of the Kroon has been tied to the Euro. There are ATMs in most towns.


Amber and local folk-art are good buys. Shopping hours: Mon-Fri 0900-2100. Many shops are also open at the weekend. [...]

Required clothing
Light- to mediumweights are worn during the summer nonths. Medium- to heavyweights are needed during winter. Rainwear is advisable all year. [...]

The climate is on the cool and damp side of temperate, verging on continental as you move inland where, in winter, it can be a few degrees colder than the coast or, in summer, a few degrees warmer. Winters are fairly severe. The waters around Hiiumaa and [...]

Short history about Estonia
Over the ages, foreign domination and repression have recurred with regularity in Estonia. The first settlers, tribes related to ancestors of the modern-day Finns, arrived in the area more than 6,000 years ago. In the 13th century, Teutonic knights invade [...]