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Rice fields in Viqueque
Map of East Timor highlighting Viqueque District
|Subdistricts||Lacluta, Ossu, Uato-Lari, Uato Carabau, Viqueque|
|• Total||1,877 km2 (725 sq mi)|
|• Density||41/km2 (110/sq mi)|
|• Density rank||10th|
|• Total||15,115 (as of 2004)|
|ISO 3166 code||TL-VI|
Viqueque (Tetum: Vikeke) is the largest of the districts of East Timor. It has a population of 77,402 (Census 2010) and an area of 1,877 km². The capital of the district is also named Viqueque. The subdistricts are Lacluta, Ossu, Uato-Lari (which was known in Portuguese Timor as Leça, and, in Tetum, is spelled Watulari), Uato Carabau (spelled Watucarbau, in Tetum) and Viqueque. The district was the same in colonial times.
On the south coast, the people report both myths and possible occurrences of crocodiles.
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