Estonia is a smallest country that is situated most northerly of the Baltic States and it covers a land area of 45,226 square kilometers. Its population is estimated as 1,400,000 people and this population is made of Ukrainians, Russians, Estonians, and Belarusians. In Estonia, Russian is widely spoken, but their official language is Estonian. It has a literacy rate of 99.8 per cent and ranks second place in the world. Kroon is the currency of Estonia. More than one million tourists flock to Estonia every year, the medieval buildings of Tallinn, Estonia's capital are the major attractions with its wealthy historical monuments. Textiles made from flax, cotton is among Estonia's leading exports, and the other major industries are electronics, telecommunication, engineering, and information technology. Boating, yachting, and summer regattas in the sheltered waters of the Gulf of Riga are also popular. Estonia was the first country in the world to use online voting for political purposes.