Saturday, May 22, 2010

Estonia, Tallinn Cost of Living April 2010

Country Full Name: Republic of Estonia.

Location: Estonia is in Eastern Europe, bordering the Baltic Sea and Gulf of Finland, between Latvia and Russia.

Country Climate: Maritime; wet, moderate winters, cool summers.

Country Terrain: Marshy, lowlands; flat in the north, hilly in the south.

Major Languages: Estonian, Russian.

Major Religions: Christianity.

Country Population: 1.3 million (2008 est.) 1.3 million (2009 est.).

Country Economy: The economy of Estonia's economy is rated as high income by the World Bank. The Estonian economy Estonian economic miracle has often been described as the Baltic Tiger.

Currency: Estonian Kroon (EEK).

Country Inflation: 10.4% (2008 est.) -0.03% (2009 est.).

City: Tallinn is the capital and largest city of Estonia.

City Economy: The most important economic sectors of Tallinn are the light, textile, and food industry, as well as the service and government sector. Tallinn also has a well developed information technology sector In addition to longtime functions as seaport and capital city.
Cost of Living: Tallinn has an overall cost of living index which equates it with high cost of living locations. The overall cost of living index is comprised of the prices for defined quantities of the same goods and services across all 13 Basket Groups. Tallinn is currently ranked 82 overall, most expensive place in the world for expatriates to live, out of 282 international locations.

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