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Estonian speaking countries

Estonian is the official language in Estonia and is spoken in 1 more countries as monther tongue by a part of the population. The Estonian language (native name: eesti, eesti keel) has its roots in the Uralic language family.

With a share of around 69%, it is most widespread in Estonia. A total of about 905,757.3 people worldwide speak Estonian as their mother tongue.

CountryRegionOfficial languageDistributionTotal
EstoniaNorthern Europeyes68.5 %906,000
Åland IslandsNorthern Europeno0.7 %300