Known officially as the Democratic Republic of Timor Leste, East Timor located in the Southeast Asia consists of Atauro and Jaco islands, Oecusse within Indonesian West Timor and eastern part of island of Timor.
Adopted on 20th May 2002, East Timor map consists of two isosceles triangles on a red background in black and yellow colors with a common base and a white star on the black triangle with fives sides signifying the light that guides.
Timor-leste is an independent country of the world which lies on the Southeast part of Asia.
The islands of Pulau Atauro and Pulau Jaco, Oecussi region and half of the eastern part of Timor are the three prime geographical locations of Timor leste. There are thirteen districts in the country which are clearly marked in the map of Timor-leste.
Other informations on physiography of the country along with places of tourist interest are also indicated in the Timor-leste map. Handicrafts, printing, woven cloths and soap manufacturing units of Timor-leste are the important industries of the country.
Sweet potatoes, rice, coffee, cabbage, corn, soybean, bananas and mangoes are some of the major agricultural products of Timor-leste. Dili is the capital city of Timor-leste and Tetum and Portuguese are the official languages of the country.
Last Updated On : June 12, 2013
Asian Games News and Live Updates
Indonesia named host of 2018 Asian Games
Indonesia was formally named the host country for the 2018 Asian Games. Indonesia's National Olympic Committee said Saturday that events would be held in the capital of Jakarta, along with the regions of South Sumatra and West Java.
|September 21, 2014 04:52 AM|
10m Air Pistol Event
The gold went to the South Korean team comprising Kim Cheongyong (585), Jin Jongoh (581) and Lee Daemyung (578) with a total score of 1,744. The Chinese team of Pang Wei (585), Pu Qifeng (583) and Wang Zhiwei (575) got the silver with a total score of 1,743. India won the Bronze.
|September 21, 2014 03:30 AM|
Badminton and Wushu updates
PC Thulasi loses 12-21, 14-21 to Busanan Ongbamrungphan women's team quarterfinals. India lead Thailand 2-1. India's Narender Grewal beats Mangal Prasad Tharu of Nepal to enter men's sanda - 60kg category.
|September 20, 2014 12:00 PM|
Squash update in in Asian Games
India's Harinder Pal Singh loses 4-11, 6-11, 2-11 to Kuwait's Abdullah Kh Kh H M Almezayen in men's singles pre-quarters
|September 20, 2014 11:44 AM|
Badminton, Judo and Volleyball Updates
PV Sindhu beats Porntip Buranaprasertsuk 21-13, 21-15 in women's team quarterfinals. India 2 Thailand 0, Saina Nehwal beats Ratchanok Intanon 21-15, 17-21, 21-18 in women's team quarterfinals. India 1 Thailand 0. India's Thoudam Kalpana Devi goes down to Lenariya Mingazova of Kazakhstan's in women's 52kg bronze medal match.India lose 5-25, 12-25, 13-25 to South Korea in Women's Preliminary Round - Group A match.
|September 20, 2014 11:16 AM|
Major ReligionPortuguese missionaries introduced Christianity to the island and now, 90 percent of Timorese are Catholic and roughly 70 percent are observant. Protestants are the second major religion in Timor-Leste, after which come Animism and Islam.
National day28 November (1975)
Form of GovernmentUnitary state, Republic, Democracy, Parliamentary system
PresidentTaur Matan Ruak
Prime MinisterXanana Gusmao
GDP$10.952 billion 2012 estimate