Timor-Leste

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About Country

Capital
Dili
Population
Approximately 1.3 million (2021 estimate)
Population Density
86 people per square kilometer
GDP
$3.3 billion (nominal, 2020 estimate)
Language
Tetum and Portuguese are the official languages, with Indonesian and English also spoken
Currency
US dollar (USD) and Timorese centavo coins
National Dish
Ikan Pepes, a dish of grilled fish wrapped in banana leaves with spices, is a popular traditional dish in Timor-Leste
Religion
The majority of the population is Roman Catholic, with a small Muslim minority
Climate
Timor-Leste has a tropical climate with distinct wet and dry seasons
Main Industries
Agriculture, fishing, petroleum, and coffee production
Level of Development
Timor-Leste is considered a developing country with a human development index (HDI) ranking of 133 out of 189 countries (2020)
Area
Approximately 15,000 square kilometers

Delve into the hidden gem of Timor-Leste 🇹🇱, a land of breathtaking beaches 🏖️, fascinating history 📜, and captivating culture 🎭. Explore its lush landscapes, discover its unique heritage, and experience the warmth of its welcoming people!

Timor-Leste, also known as East Timor, is a small island nation located in Southeast Asia. It gained independence from Indonesia in 2002 and has since been rebuilding and developing its infrastructure and economy.

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  • Av. de Portugal, Díli, Timor-Leste
  • Baucau, Timor-Leste
  • Bobonaro, Timor-Leste
  • Manatuto, Timor-Leste
  • R. da Adara, Adara, Timor-Leste
  • Timor-Leste

Main Attractions

Some of the main tourist attractions in Timor-Leste include:

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    Cristo Rei of Dili: a large statue of Jesus Christ located on a hill overlooking the city of Dili.

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    Jaco Island: a small, uninhabited island located off the coast of Timor-Leste, known for its beautiful beaches and coral reefs.

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    Atauro Island: a small island located north of Dili, known for its pristine waters and coral reefs, and popular for diving and snorkeling.

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    Tais Market: a local market in Dili where traditional Timorese textiles, known as tais, can be found.

  • 5

    Baucau Beach: a beautiful beach located in the eastern part of Timor-Leste, known for its white sand and crystal-clear waters.

  • 6

    Dare Memorial: a memorial site commemorating the resistance fighters who fought against the Indonesian occupation of Timor-Leste.

  • 7

    Ataúro Dive Resort: a dive resort located on Atauro Island, offering diving and snorkeling excursions.

  • 8

    Matebian Mountain: the highest mountain in Timor-Leste, offering stunning views of the surrounding landscape.

  • 9

    Maubisse: a town located in the central highlands of Timor-Leste, known for its cool climate and scenic views.

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    Lake Modo: a crater lake located in the eastern part of Timor-Leste, known for its clear blue waters and surrounding forest.

These are just a few examples of the many attractions that Timor-Leste has to offer. The country is also known for its unique culture, with traditional music, dance, and crafts.

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