23 October 2012

#145 Tallinn, Estonia

Tallinn is the capital and largest city of Estonia. It occupies an area of 159.2 km2 (61.5 sq mi) with a population of 417,741. It is situated on the northern coast of the country, on the shore of the Gulf of Finland, 80 km (50 mi) south of Helsinki, east of Stockholm and west of Saint Petersburg. Tallinn's Old Town is in the list of UNESCO World Heritage Sites. It is ranked as a global city and has been listed among the top 10 digital cities in the world. The city was a European Capital of Culture for 2011, along with Turku, Finland.
Date of Inscription on the List of UNESCO: 1997
Minor modification inscribed year: 2008

Date of Issue: September 13, 2012 - Estonian Lighthouses - Käsmu
Aitäh, Katrina !

Sent on: October 21, 2012
Received on: October 23, 2012

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