Estonians

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Estonians
Eestlased
Regions with significant populations
 Estonia: 930,219
Other significant population centers:
 Finland36,000
 Russia30,000
 Sweden26,000
 United States25,000
 Canada22,000
 Australia6,300
 Germany5,000
 Ukraine4,300
 United Kingdom4,000
 Latvia2,381
 Ireland2,373
Languages
Estonian
Võro
Religion
Lutheran Tradition
Historically Finnish paganism
Related ethnic groups
Baltic Finns

Estonians (Estonian: eestlased) are a Finnic people closely related to the Finns and inhabiting, primarily, the country of Estonia. The Estonians speak a Finno-Ugric language, known as Estonian. Although Estonia is traditionally grouped as one of the Baltic countries, Estonians are linguistically and ethnically unrelated to the Baltic peoples of Latvia and Lithuania.