Tallinn is 's capital and largest city. On the shore of the Gulf of Finland, it is a city of over 400,000 inhabitants. It is home to a third of the country's population, and is also the capital of Harju County in .

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The Riigikogu is the unicameral parliament of . Photo: Abrget47j, CC BY-SA 3.0.

The Alexander Nevsky Cathedral is an orthodox cathedral in the Old Town, . Photo: Mitten, CC BY-SA 2.5.

The A. Le Coq Arena is a football stadium in , Estonia. is situated 1½ km southwest of Tallinn. Photo: toivo, CC BY-SA 2.0.

St. Olaf’s Church or St. Olav's Church in , , is believed to have been built in the 12th century and to have been the centre for old Tallinn's Scandinavian community before conquered in 1219. Photo: Olga Itenberg, CC BY 2.0.

Localities in the Area

Toompea is a limestone hill in the central part of the city of , the capital of . Photo: Daviidos, CC BY-SA 4.0.

Kalamaja is a subdistrict of the district of Põhja-Tallinn in , the capital of . is situated 1½ km northwest of Tallinn. Photo: Dmitry G, Public domain.

Maakri is a subdistrict in the district of Kesklinn, , the capital of .


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