Tallinn is the capital and largest city of Estonia. It occupies an area of 159.2 km2 with a population of 416,536. It is situated on the northern coast of the country, on the shore of the Gulf of Finland, 80 km south of Helsinki, east of Stockholm and west of Saint Petersburg. Tallinn's Old Town is in the list of UNESCO World Heritage Sites. It is ranked as a global city and has been listed among the top 10 digital cities in the world. The city was a European Capital of Culture for 2011, along with Turku, Finland.Tallinn is the oldest capital city in Northern Europe. The city was known as Reval from the 13th century until the 1920s.