8 Interesting Facts About Sillamäe

Facts About Sillamäe The locality of Sillamäggi was first mentioned in 1502 when the area was under the control of Livonian Order. The bridge across Sõtke and a mill in Sillamäggi were documented [...]

8 Interesting Facts About Keila

Facts About Keila The oldest traces of human settlement in Keila trace back 2000 to 3000 years BC. Keila officially became a town on 1 May 1938. Keila is a town and an urban municipality in Harju [...]

30 Interesting Facts About Estonia

Facts About Estonia Estonia has the highest number of supermodels per capita, 74 models per 1 million people. Estonian women had the right to vote as early as in 1917. Estonia has the highest [...]

5 Informative Facts About Kadriorg Palace

Facts About Kadriorg Palace The house today is the result of a drastic renovation ordered by Nicholas I of Russia in 1827. Kadriorg Palace is a Petrine Baroque palace built for Catherine I of [...]

10 Interesting Facts About Kohtla-Järve

Facts About Kohtla-Järve The history of Kohtla-Järve is closely tied to the history of extraction of oil shale, the main mineral of Estonia. After Soviet Union collapsed and Estonia regained [...]

8 Interesting Facts About Toompea

Facts About Toompea Toompea is part of the Tallinn Old Town UNESCO World Heritage Site. In Estonian mythology, Toompea is known as the tumulus mound over the grave of Kalev, erected in his memory [...]

8 Interesting Facts About Võru

Facts About Võru Võru is home to Taara Army Base, headquarters of the Kuperjanov Infantry Battalion. The Võru Folklore Festival is held annually in Võru in July since 1995. Võru was founded on 21 [...]

10 Interesting Facts About Viljandi

Facts About Viljandi The flag of Viljandi is bi-coloured, its upper part light blue and lower part white. The city’s shield-shaped coat of arms is light blue, with a white rose in the [...]