Question 1: This icy photo was taken at the Alam-Pedja Nature Reserve. Where’s that?
Correct Answer: Estonia
Fact: Alam-Pedja Nature Reserve is the largest protected area in Estonia, encompassing vast forests, wetlands, and rivers, making it a haven for a wide variety of plant and animal species.
Question 2: What is the capital city of Estonia?
Correct Answer: Tallinn
Fact: Tallinn, on Estonia's northern coast, is home to around 450,000 people, roughly a third of the country's population. From the 14th- and 15th-century buildings of Tallinn Old Town to its park, zoo, museums, and the 18th-century Kadriorg Palace, there's much to see in this charming city.
Question 3: About 50% of Estonia is covered by what?
Correct Answer: Forests
Fact: Forests cover nearly 7,000 square miles of Estonia. The largest are in northeastern and central Estonia and are commonly filled with pine, birch, spruce, and aspen trees. Wolves, lynx, bears, and elks can occasionally be spotted amongst the trees.