Estonia : Republic 1918-1940

The declaration of independence of Estonia is dated February 14, 1918. November 10, 1918 Jaan Paska, State Minister, commissioned Hindrek Rikkand to set up a management of the post. Also he was commissioned to take over the main post office in Tallinn from the Germans.

Part of a map in the Times Atlas 1922.
Detail from the map: northestern part of Estonia with the capital Tallinn.

The border with the Soviet Union is slightly different in 1922: more to the east. After the Second World War, the border of the Soviet Republic changed: more to the west, the river Narva became the border river.