Geography in Estonia

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Geography in Estonia


The continent: Europe
  
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Area in Estonia


Surface area

45 230 sq. km.[?] (2015)
(descending): 130 in the world of 233 (44,64%); 29 place in Europe from 53 (47,17%)

Land area

42 390 sq. km.[?] (2015)
(descending): 129 in the world of 230 (44,35%); 29 place in Europe from 52 (46,15%)

Territorial waters

2 840 sq. km.[?] (2015)
(descending): 79 in the world of 153 (49,02%); 14 place in Europe from 38 (65,79%)

Land use in Estonia


Land area

42 390 sq. km.[?] (2015)
(descending): 129 in the world of 230 (44,35%); 29 place in Europe from 52 (46,15%)

Agricultural land

22,98 {% of land area[?]}
(2014)
(descending): 145 in the world of 208 (30,77%); 36 place in Europe from 46 (23,91%)
2,62 % (0,523 % annual) ↘
min: 16,47; max: 32,41; max-min: 15,94 (49,18%); mid: 24,44;
-1,46 (-6,34%)
9 743 {sq.km.[?]}
(2014)
(descending): 143 in the world of 209 (32,06%); 35 place in Europe from 46 (26,09%)
2,62 % (0,523 % annual) ↘
min: 6 982; max: 13 740; max-min: 6 758 (49,18%); mid: 10 361;
-618 (-6,34%)
0,749 {hectares per person[?]}
(2015)
(descending): 61 in the world of 207 (71,01%); 10 place in Europe from 46 (80,43%)
4,91 % (0,982 % annual) ↘
min: 0,651; max: 0,944; max-min: 0,293 (31,08%); mid: 0,798;
-0,048 (-6,45%)

Arable land

15,29 {% of land area[?]}
(2014)
(descending): 68 in the world of 206 (67,48%); 30 place in Europe from 46 (36,96%)
0,478 % (0,096 % annual) ↘
min: 12,25; max: 26,30; max-min: 14,05 (53,43%); mid: 19,28;
-3,99 (-26,08%)
6 641 {sq.km.[?]}
(2015)
(descending): 119 in the world of 206 (42,72%); 31 place in Europe from 46 (34,78%)
2,88 % (0,575 % annual) ↘
min: 5 918; max: 12 130; max-min: 6 212 (51,21%); mid: 9 024;
-2 383 (-35,88%)
0,506 {hectares per person[?]}
(2015)
(descending): 15 in the world of 206 (93,20%); 7 place in Europe from 46 (86,96%)
4,30 % (0,859 % annual) ↘
min: 0,437; max: 0,773; max-min: 0,336 (43,49%); mid: 0,605;
-0,099 (-19,51%)

Forest area

52,65 {% of land area[?]}
(2015)
(descending): 43 in the world of 205 (79,51%); 6 place in Europe from 45 (88,89%)
0,090 % (0,018 % annual) ↗
min: 52,04; max: 53,13; max-min: 1,09 (2,04%); mid: 52,58;
0,071 (0,134%)
22 320 {sq. km.[?]}
(2015)
(descending): 98 in the world of 206 (52,91%); 21 place in Europe from 45 (55,56%)
0,090 % (0,018 % annual) ↗
min: 22 060; max: 22 520; max-min: 460 (2,04%); mid: 22 290;
30 (0,134%)
1,70 {hectares per person[?]}
(2015)
(descending): 31 in the world of 204 (85,29%); 5 place in Europe from 45 (91,11%)
1,37 % (0,275 % annual) ↘
min: 1,41; max: 1,70; max-min: 0,295 (17,36%); mid: 1,55;
0,148 (8,68%)

Terrestrial protected areas

20,66 {% of land area[?]}
(2014)
(descending): 63 in the world of 204 (69,61%); 22 place in Europe from 44 (52,27%)
21,60 % (4,32 % annual) ↘
min: 1,05; max: 20,66; max-min: 19,61 (94,92%); mid: 10,86;
9,81 (47,46%)
9 231 {sq. km.[?]}
(2015)
(descending): 112 in the world of 202 (45,05%); 28 place in Europe from 44 (38,64%)
0,0016597 {hectares per person[?]}
(2015)
(descending): 40 in the world of 202 (80,69%); 9 place in Europe from 44 (81,82%)

Land boundaries and coastline in Estonia


Length of land borders

657 km.[?] (2015)
(descending): 135 in the world of 166 (19,28%); 34 place in Europe from 46 (28,26%)

Number of Neighbors

2 [?] (2015)
(descending): 114 in the world of 164 (31,10%); 31 place in Europe from 45 (33,33%)

Coastline

3 794 km.[?] (2015)
(descending): 31 in the world of 191 (84,29%); 12 place in Europe from 38 (71,05%)

Elevation in Estonia


mean elevation

61 m.[?] (2015)
(descending): 157 in the world of 163 (4,29%); 39 place in Europe from 41 (7,32%)

highest point

318 m.[?] (2015)
(descending): 199 in the world of 232 (14,66%); 44 place in Europe from 52 (17,31%)

Main parameters in Estonia


Population

1 311 998 number of people[?] (2015)
(descending): 155 in the world of 233 (33,91%); 36 place in Europe from 53 (33,96%)
1,48 % (0,297 % annual) ↗
min: 1 211 537; max: 1 569 174; max-min: 357 637 (22,79%); mid: 1 390 356;
-78 358 (-5,97%)

Surface area

45 230 sq. km.[?] (2015)
(descending): 130 in the world of 233 (44,64%); 29 place in Europe from 53 (47,17%)

Population density

31,01 people per sq. km of land area[?] (2015)
(descending): 180 in the world of 230 (22,17%); 46 place in Europe from 52 (13,46%)
1,28 % (0,257 % annual) ↗
min: 28,90; max: 37,02; max-min: 8,12 (21,93%); mid: 32,96;
-1,95 (-6,28%)

Population growth rate

-0,194 annual %[?] (2015)
(descending): 199 in the world of 216 (8,33%); 36 place in Europe from 49 (28,57%)
17,59 % (3,52 % annual) ↗
min: -2,57; max: 1,44; max-min: 4,01 (279,06%); mid: -0,568;
0,374 (-193,04%)

Surface area

3,45 hectar per person[?] (2015)
(ascending): 182 in the world of 233 (22,32%); 47 place in Europe from 53 (13,21%)
1,46 % (0,293 % annual) ↘
min: 2,88; max: 3,74; max-min: 0,860 (22,98%); mid: 3,31;
0,135 (3,91%)