About Tallinn

Tallinn is the capital and largest city of Estonia.

Tallinn occupies an area of 159.2 km2 (61.5 sq mi) and has a population of 434,330. 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 listed as a UNESCO World Heritage Site. 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 in Finland.

Tallinn is the financial and business capital of Estonia. The city benefits from the high level of economic freedom, liberal economic policy and has a highly diversified economy with particular strengths in information technology, tourism and logistics.

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Guest Photographer feature:
“Discover Tallinn through Andrew Bodrov's Eyes.”


Aaron SpencePhotographer Andrew Bodrov, a member of the International Virtual Reality Photography Association (IVRPA), has been professionally engaged in panoramic photography for over 10 years. He has shot panoramas for for the 3D Tallinn Project, Tallinn Song Festival, Cathedral of Christ the Savior in Moscow, Baikonur Cosmodrome as well as hundreds of other panoramas from around the world. 

» More about Andrew can be found at: 360.tallinn.ee

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