Outline of East Timor

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The location of East Timor
An enlargeable map of the Democratic Republic of Timor-Leste

The following outline is provided as an overview of and topical guide to East Timor:

East Timorsovereign island nation located in Southeast Asia.[1] East Timor comprises the eastern half of the Island of Timor, the nearby islands of Atauro and Jaco, and Oecussi-Ambeno, an exclave on the northwestern side of the island, within Indonesian West Timor. The small country of 15,410 km²[2] (5,400 sq mi) is located about 640 km (400 mi) northwest of Darwin, Australia.

East Timor was colonized by Portugal in the 16th century, and was known as Portuguese Timor until Portugal's decolonization of the country. In late 1975 East Timor declared its independence but was invaded and occupied by Indonesia later that year, and declared that country's 27th province the following year. In 1999, following the United Nations-sponsored act of self-determination, Indonesia relinquished control of the territory and East Timor became the first new sovereign state of the twenty-first century on May 20, 2002. East Timor is one of only two predominantly Roman Catholic countries in Southeast Asia, the other being the Philippines.

At US$2,500,[1] the per capita GDP (purchasing power parity adjusted) of East Timor is one of the lowest in the world. Its Human Development Index (HDI), however, corresponds to a medium degree of human development and places East Timor 142nd among the world's states.

General reference[edit]

An enlargeable basic map of Timor-Leste

Geography of East Timor[edit]

Environment of East Timor[edit]

An enlargeable satellite image of the island of Timor

Natural geographic features of East Timor[edit]

Regions of East Timor[edit]

Main article: Regions of East Timor

Ecoregions of East Timor[edit]

Main article: Ecoregions in East Timor

Administrative divisions of East Timor[edit]

Main article: Administrative divisions of East Timor
Districts of East Timor[edit]
Subdistricts of East Timor[edit]
Sucos of East Timor[edit]
Main article: Sucos of East Timor

Demography of East Timor[edit]

Main article: Demographics of East Timor

Government and politics of East Timor[edit]

Main article: Government of East Timor and Politics of East Timor

Branches of the government of East Timor[edit]

Executive branch of the government of East Timor[edit]

Legislative branch of the government of East Timor[edit]

Judicial branch of the government of East Timor[edit]

Foreign relations of East Timor[edit]

International organization membership[edit]

The Democratic Republic of Timor-Leste is a member of:[1]

Law and order in East Timor[edit]

Main article: Law of East Timor

Military of East Timor[edit]

Main article: Timor Leste Defence Force

Local government in East Timor[edit]

History of East Timor[edit]

Main article: History of East Timor, Timeline of the history of East Timor, and Current events of East Timor

Culture of East Timor[edit]

Main article: Culture of East Timor

Art in East Timor[edit]

Sports in East Timor[edit]

Main article: Sports in East Timor

Economy and infrastructure of East Timor[edit]

Main article: Economy of East Timor

Education in East Timor[edit]

Main article: Education in East Timor

See also[edit]

Main article: East Timor

References[edit]

External links[edit]

Wikimedia Atlas of East Timor

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