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
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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