Definitions for tallinnˈtɑ lɪn, ˈtæl ɪn
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Tal•linnˈtɑ lɪn, ˈtæl ɪn(n.)
the capital of Estonia, on the Gulf of Finland. 499,800.
Category: Geography (places)
Tallinn, Tallin, capital of Estonia(noun)
a port city on the Gulf of Finland that is the capital and largest city of Estonia
The capital of Estonia.
Origin: Compound of Taani and linn (Danish town).
Tallinn is the capital and largest city of Estonia. It occupies an area of 159.2 km² with a population of 426,503. It is situated on the northern coast of the country, on the shore of the Gulf of Finland, 80 km 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 in Finland. Tallinn is the oldest capital city in Northern Europe. The city was known as Reval from the 13th century until 1917 and again during the Nazi invasion of Estonia from 1941 to 1944.
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