Mayor: Edgar Savisaar (2007-)
Population: Approx. 430,000
Nationalities: Estonian 54%, Russians 36%, Ukrainians 4%, Others: 6%
Total municipal area: 159.2 km2
Where: 59°26’ N 24°46’ E
Time: GMT+2 (GMT+3 from 29 March to 26 September)
Climate: In-between continental and maritime climate, the average temperature in January is – 4 C and in July +17 C. Some weeks in the summertime the temperatures can reach +30°C.
Currency: National currency: 1 Euro = 100 cents
Most larger hotels, stores and restaurants accept Visa, MasterCard, Eurocard, Diner’s Club and American Express. However, it is advisable to carry some cash with you.
Phone Area Code: Country Code + 372. Tallinn itself has no area code.
Airport: Lennujaam International Airport, Tallinn (TLL)
Main Train Station: The main train station in Tallinn is about ten minutes walk from the old city. Tram No 1 or 2 will take you to the city.
Districts: There are eights administrative districts in Tallinn: Haabersti, Kesklinn, Kristiine, Mustamäe, Nõmme, Pirita, Põhja-Tallinn
Passport & Visa: Citiziens of EU do not need any visa but passport has to be valid for at least six months. Other countries: check with the embassy which documents that are required.
Bank hours: 9.00 – 18.00
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