Outline of East Timor

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The location of East Timor
An enlargeable map of East Timor

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 East Timor

Geography of East Timor[edit]

Geography of East Timor

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]

Ecoregions of East Timor[edit]

Administrative divisions of East Timor[edit]

Administrative divisions of East Timor

Districts of East Timor[edit]

Districts of East Timor

Subdistricts of East Timor[edit]

Subdistricts of East Timor

Sucos of East Timor[edit]

Sucos of East Timor

Demography of East Timor[edit]

Demographics of East Timor

Government and politics of East Timor[edit]

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]

  • Court system of East Timor

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]

Military of East Timor[edit]

Local government in East Timor[edit]

History of East Timor[edit]

History of East Timor

Culture of East Timor[edit]

Culture of East Timor

Art in East Timor[edit]

Sports in East Timor[edit]

Sports in East Timor

Economy and infrastructure of East Timor[edit]

Economy of East Timor

Education in East Timor[edit]

Education in East Timor

See also[edit]

East Timor


External links[edit]

Wikimedia Atlas of East Timor