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  • Timor-Leste Overview

    Located in Southeast Asia, Timor-Leste boasts of beautiful scenery, including pristine beaches and mountains ensconced under lush vegetation A former Portuguese colony, East Timor is now called as Timor-Leste. The country has a strong influence of Portuguese culture and architecture. Timor-Leste was declared as an independent state in the year 2002.…
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Timor-Leste Info

ADMINISTRATIVE / COMMERCIAL CAPITAL: Dili

GEOGRAPHY

It is an Island, situated in Southeast Asia. Timor-Leste has a total area of 15,410 km².

DEMOGRAPHY

A population of close to 1 Million. Muslims account for about 1% of the population.

CLIMATE

The climate of timor-leste is tropical and generally hot and humid. A distinct rainy and dry season prevails throughout the year.

LANGUAGES SPOKEN

Tetum and Portuguese are the two official languages. English is widely used as well.

LOCAL TIME

GMT +9 hrs throughout the year

BUSINESS HOURS

General: 9 AM to 5 PM

HOLIDAYS

Independence Day: May 20th
May Day: May 1st
National Youth Day: November 12th
Christmas: December 25th

Muslim Festivals (Based on the lunar calandar):
Id-ul-Fitr
Id-ul-Adha

CURRENCY

United States Dollar

IMPORTANT PHONE NUMBERS

Police/ Emergencies: 112
Medical: 110
Fire: 115

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