Finnic ǀ Finno-Ugric
Estonia is a country in the Baltic region of Northern Europe. It is bordered by the Baltic Sea, Latvia and Russia. Ethnic Estonians are a Finnic ethnic group. The territory of Estonia has been inhabited since at least 9,000 B.C. Ancient Estonians were some of the last European pagans to be Christianized following the Livonian Crusade in the 13th century After centuries of successive rule by Germans, Danes, Swedes, Poles, and Russians, a distinct Estonian national identity began to emerge in the 19th and early 20th centuries This culminated in independence from Russia in1920 after a brief War of Independence at the end of World War I.Estonians are typically blond- haired and blue-eyed but are known to have darker hair and eyes
The Estonia population data represent DNA samples from 150 randomly selected individuals from Estonia. Samples were provided by the database release sorted by marker and country of the ENFSI database.
Source publication: ENFSI