The city was known as Reval from the 13th century until 1918 and again during the Nazi occupation of Estonia from 1941 to 1944.
Approximately 32% of Estonia's total population lives in Tallinn.
In 1154, a town called Qlwn or Qalaven (possible derivations of Kalevan or Kolyvan) was put on the world map of the Almoravid by the Arab cartographer Muhammad al-Idrisi, who described it as a small town like a large castle among the towns of Astlanda. It has been suggested that the Quwri in Astlanda may have denoted the predecessor town of today's Tallinn.
Some sort of bus service had resumed between the capitals of Riga and Tallinn and Moscow and St ... So, I warmed more to the shorter Tallinn to St ... I started chatting to one such guy and it turned out he had made his way from Munich (he was even on the same Vienna-Tallinn flight as me).
I had the chance to talk with people in Spain, Estonia, France, and Russia about quarantines, alcohol sales, everyone’s hoarding habits (buckwheat in Moscow, garlic and potatoes in Tallinn, weed in Barcelona). When I first came into the chat, there was only me and an older man with a bottle of scotch.
Even the remote Estonian islands, like beautiful Saaremaa, have internet access,” said Austrian entrepreneur AlexandraNima who currently lives in the Estonian capital of Tallinn... “It is far easier for me to ask something from chat,” said Tallinn resident Tarmo Annus, a developer at cryptocurrency platform Obyte.
Sophie, 52, who is on a two-day tour of the northern European country, looked to be in her element as she chatted to youngsters at the Pallipõnn Pre-School in Tallinn... the Pallipõnn Pre-School in Tallinn on Tuesday.
Estonia’s biggest claim to fame in recent tech innovation dates back to 2003, when software developers Ahti Heinla, Priit Kasesalu and JaanTallinn created Skype. While the video chat system has since been bought by eBay, followed by Microsoft in 2011 for an estimated $8.5bn, a majority of its development team are still based in Tallinn.
Dividing its focus between Tallinn, Seville, Dublin and Thessaloniki, the film gains intimate access to the ... Her ice-breaking chat-up line, she breezily recalls to some friends, was “Do you have any heroin?” In Tallinn, Veronika and Harri are trying to balance their blended family.
Shortly after arriving in Rome, Las Vegas and Tallinn, however, the lines of gameless resolve I had chalked across my mind were wiped clean. In Rome this took two months; in Vegas two weeks; in Tallinn two days ... I had been in Tallinn for five months when, in a club, I found myself chatting with someone who was obviously lit.
Skype users are under attack from a new worm that spreads through the peer-to-peer Internet phone application's chat feature. The attack begins when a user receives an instant message containing a link from someone in their contact list or an unknown Skype user, said Villu Arak, a Skype spokesman based in Tallinn, Estonia.