Estonian Living Guide

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Supermarket food prices in Estonia can be described as cheap compared to the country’s living standards. 1 kg ground beef costs 6 euros, 1 kg deer sausage 11 euros, 10 egg packages cost 1-2 euros. Products with the Estonian flag label are produced in Estonia and are used to indicate that they are natural. Compared to northern European countries, market prices are quite affordable. Since there are places for the cuisine of many countries in the capital city of Tallinn, you can easily supply the ingredients of the dishes of your own culture.

There is a Turkish market in the capital for Turkish products. There are stores in Estonia where you can supply kitchen equipment very cheaply. There are places like the one-millionaire stores that have become widespread in Turkey, where tools and equipment can be obtained at lower prices than the markets. There are sections that serve hot food in supermarkets. You can get hot food as a package from supermarkets. You can use Wolf, Bolt Ford applications for take-out food orders. Sites you can review for kitchen shopping;



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Pre-school education ;
Those who have completed 18 months and 7 years of age are educated in these schools. Children have the right to start early education. Early stage education is in question so that families can raise their children as educated individuals. The preschool curriculum is determined by the state. Children who complete the pre-school curriculum register for school with the certificate they receive. Pre-school education is not compulsory. In pre-school education, the upper limit of students is 14 in kindergartens and 20 in kindergartens. Families contribute to the expenses of the student in pre-school education. Contributions of those with a low income level are covered by the municipalities. Municipalities are obliged to open educational institutions in regions where there are children in need of pre-school education.

Basic comprehensive training;
Expresses the range from Grade 1 to Grade 9. It is a compulsory education process. The first three grades are considered to be introductory school. To graduate from basic school, it is compulsory to complete the curriculum, pass the basic exam consisting of Estonian, mathematics and a subject of the student’s choice. Graduation is achieved upon completion of the final assignment. Those who want to do detailed research on this can do research by writing “põhikool”, that is, basic school.

Secondary Education;
It is divided into general secondary education and vocational secondary education. Upper secondary schools cover a period of 3 years, which is the continuation of basic education schools. The education period is 12 years in total. Students who successfully complete it are entitled to continue their education in higher education institutions or vocational education institutions.

Universities usually start in September and consist of two semesters. The normal duration of undergraduate education is 3 years. The first established university was the University of Tartu. Tartu University has a world-renowned reputation for its legal education.


In Estonia, primary health care is provided by emergency services, family doctors or polyclinics. Specialized hospitals are available in Tallinn and Tartu. Compulsory health insurance system is implemented. Foreigners residing in the country can have their treatment within the scope of the insurance because they have their health insurance. The fee for visiting public or private clinics varies between 25-100 Euros. In case of hospitalization, the hospitalization fee is 2.5 Euros per day.


Rental prices in Estonia show significant changes according to the cities. In the capital Tallinn, house rents for an average family vary between 350-500 Euros, while in the city of Narva this figure is between 150-250 Euros. Houses are generally small compared to Turkish architecture. Tallinn is a rapidly developing city. Therefore, there is a steady increase in real estate sales prices. Flat prices are in the range of 100-300 thousand Euros on average in decent districts such as Kesklinna and Kadriorg in Tallinn. But in other districts, it is between 80-150 thousand Euros on average. You can click on the link below to review the real estate sales and rental prices.



Public transport is provided free of charge if you are a resident. The means of transportation throughout the country are quite extensive. Tram and bus lines in Tallinn are used quite frequently. You can use Bolt and Uber for taxi calling application. Bolt is preferred because it is economical. Prices vary according to cities. For example, in Tallinn, there is an opening fee and a tariff per km, while a fixed price of 2.5 Euros is used everywhere in the city of Narva. It is possible to reach neighboring countries by ferries. You can travel to Finland for 13 Euros in an hour and a half. If you are going to buy your own vehicle, vehicle prices are lower than in Turkey. You can view the vehicle prices by clicking the link below.



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