History: Estonia seceded from Soviet Union and attained independence in August, 1991, 50 years after the three Baltic states were annexed by Stalin's USSR. The first free elections in over 50 years were held in Sept. '92.
Location: Estonia is bounded west and north by the Baltic, east by Russia and south by Latvia.
Natural resources: Agriculture and dairy farming are the major occupations. Some 22% of the territory is covered by forests, which provide fuel and raw material for Industries. Agricultural products: Grain, potatoes, vegetables, and dairy products.
Natural resources: Shale deposits, timber, peat, phosphorites.
Industry: Ship-building, furniture, match & pulp, leather, garments, agricultural machinery, electric motors.
Mission in India:
General of the Republic of Estonia,
A-11, Kailash Colony, First Floor,
New Delhi - 110 048, India
Tel: +91 - 11 - 26449808
Fax: +91 - 11 - 256484575.