During the 1980 Summer Olympics a regatta was held in Tallinn. Many buildings like the Town Hall, Olympic Hotel, Post Office and Regatta Center were built for the Olympics.
According to Eurostat, the statistical agency of the European Union, Tallinn is the city with the largest number of non-EU nationals: 27.8% of its population are not citizens/nationals of a European Union country.
Distance between Helsinki and Tallinn is just 83 km. There are more then two dozens of ferries each day in summertime and plenty of daily helicopter flights between this two capitals.
Estonian language is spoken by about 1.1 million people. Estonian is related to Finnish, spoken on the other side of the Gulf of Finland, and more distantly to Hungarian.
The national flag of Estonia features three equal horizontal bands of blue (top), black, and white. Blue mirrors the sky, the lakes and the sea of Estonia and symbolizes the loyalty to the nationalist ideas; black is the colour of the homeland's earth and the national coat; white is the people's striving for happiness and light.