Tartu, the capital of Tartu County and the second-largest city in Estonia has a population of about 95,000 (see more statistics here).
The city is situated 186 kilometres (116 miles) southeast of Tallinn and 245 kilometres (152 miles) northeast of Riga, the capital of Latvia, on the Emajõgi river.
The city is best known for being home to the University of Tartu, founded by King Gustavus Adolphus of Sweden in 1632. Tartu is also the seat of the Estonian University of Life Sciences, Estonian Military Academy, Estonian Aviation Academy, and the Estonian Ministry of Education and Research.
Other notable institutions include the Supreme Court of Estonia, the Estonian Historical Archives, Estonian National Museum, Estonian Sports Museum as well as the oldest theatre in the country, Vanemuine.
The city of Tartu has been chosen to be the European Capital of Culture 2024.
Average rental prices
Renting an A class office in Tartu costs around 12.5-15 EUR/sqm/mo, B1 class office 9-12 EUR/sqm/mo, medium-sized retail in major shopping centers 10-32 EUR/sqm/mo, new and renovated warehouses around 4-5.0 EUR/sqm/mo.