Cova Lima District

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Cova Lima
Kovalim
District
Mountain area in Cova Lima
Mountain area in Cova Lima
Flag of Cova Lima
Flag
Map of East Timor highlighting Cova Lima District
Map of East Timor highlighting Cova Lima District
Coordinates: 9°19′S 125°15′E / 9.317°S 125.250°E / -9.317; 125.250Coordinates: 9°19′S 125°15′E / 9.317°S 125.250°E / -9.317; 125.250
Country  East Timor
Capital Suai
Subdistricts Fatululic, Fatumean, Fohorem, Zumalai, Maucatar, Suai, Tilomar
Area
 • Total 1,203 km2 (464 sq mi)
Area rank 7th
Population (2010)
 • Total 60,063
 • Rank 9th
 • Density 50/km2 (130/sq mi)
 • Density rank 9th
Households
 • Total 11,820 (as of 2004)
 • Rank 8th
Time zone UTC+9
ISO 3166 code TL-CO
Woman with pottery in Cova Lima

Cova Lima is a district of East Timor, in the Southwest part of the country. It has a population of 55,941 (Census 2004) and an area of 1,226 km2. The capital of the district is Suai, which lies 136 km from Dili, the national capital. The subdistricts of Cova Lima are Fatululic, Fatumean, Fohorem, Zumalai, Maucatar, Suai, and Tilomar.

Cova Lima borders the Timor Sea to the south, the districts Bobonaro to the north, Ainaro to the east, and the Indonesian province Nusa Tenggara Timur to the west.

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