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Definition/Scope: Country in northeastern Europe, the northernmost of the three Baltic states. It is bounded on the west and north by the Baltic Sea and on the east by Lake Peipus (Peipsi; Russian: Chudskoye Ozero) and the Narva River; it is bordered on the east and southeast by Russia and on the south by Latvia. Estonia has an area of 17,462 square miles, of which about one-tenth is made up of some 1,500 islands and islets. The larger islands are Saaremaa (1,044 square miles) and Hiiumaa (395 square miles). The

Used For:

Estonian Soviet Socialist Republic
Estonian SSR
Republic of Estonia



Broader Terms:

Baltic States
independent states (by name)

Narrower Terms:

Haapsalu, Estonia
Kohtla-Jarve, Estonia
Kunda, Estonia
Muuga, Estonia
Narva, Estonia
Pamu, Estonia
Tallinn, Estonia
Tartu, Estonia
Valga, Estonia
Viljandi, Estonia

Related Terms:

Commonwealth of Independent States
EU members
IMF members
NATO members
PfP members
UN members

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