Dili (Portuguese: Díli) is the capital, largest city, chief port and commercial center of East Timor.
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Presidente Nicolau Lobato International Airport (IATA: DIL, ICAO: WPDL), formerly known as Comoro International Airport, is an airport located in Dili, the capital of East Timor.
National Stadium is a multi-purpose stadium in Dili, East Timor. It is used mostly for association football matches. The stadium holds 5,000, but has never hosted an international match. In 2002 The Dili stadium hosted Kylie Minogue and John Farnham…
Cristo Rei of Dili (Christ the King of Dili) is an 88.6-foot-high (27.0 m) statue of Jesus located atop a globe in Dili, East Timor. The statue was designed by Mochamad Syailillah, who is better known as Bolil. The statue was officially unveiled by …
This article describes the geography of East Timor.
Baucau is the second-largest city in East Timor, after Dili, the capital, which lies 122 km east of Dili.
Jaco Island, sometimes spelt Jako, is an uninhabited island in East Timor, a country occupying the eastern end of the island of Timor in the Lesser Sunda Islands of Wallacea.
Pante Macassar (also known as Pante Makasar) is a city in Pante Macassar Subdistrict on the north coast of East Timor, 152 km to the west of Dili, the nation's capital. It has a population of 4,730 (Stand 2006).
The National Parliament (Tetum: Parlamentu Nasionál, Portuguese: Parlamento Nacional) is the unicameral national legislature in East Timor.
Tatamailau (Tetum: Foho Tatamailau), or Tata Mailau, sometimes referred as Mount Ramelau, is the highest mountain in East Timor and also of Timor island at 2,986 m (9,797 ft). The mountain is located approximately 70 km (43 mi) south of the capital …
Balibo is a town in East Timor situated approximately 10 kilometres (6.2 mi) from the Indonesian border.
Maliana is a city in East Timor, 149 km southwest of Dili, the national capital. It has a population of 22,000. It is the capital of the district of Bobonaro and Maliana Subdistrict, and is located just a few kilometers from the border with Indonesi…
Lospalos (sometimes mistakenly written Los Palos) is a city in East Timor, 248 kilometres (154 mi) to the east of Dili, the national capital. Lospalos has a population of 17,186 (2006) and is the capital of the district of Lautém and the subdistrict…
Viqueque (Tetum: Vikeke) is a city in the south-east of East Timor, 183 km from Dili, the national capital. Viqueque is the capital of the district of Viqueque and subdistrict of Viqueque, in the eastern part of the country with five subdistricts un…
Lifau is a town and suco in the East Timor exclave of Oecusse District. The city is located west of the mouth of the Tono River.
Manatuto is a city of Manatuto District/East Timor.
Baucau Airport (IATA: BCH, ICAO: WPEC), former Cakung Airport, is an unattended airport located 6.5 km (4.0 mi) west of Baucau, a city in East Timor (Timor-Leste).
Suai Airport (IATA: UAI, ICAO: WPDB), also known as Covalima Airport, is an unattended airport located 4 km (2.5 mi) east of Suai, a city in East Timor (Timor-Leste).
Maubisse (Maubesse, Mau-Bessi, Maobisse, Maubise) is a town, suco and subdistrict in Ainaro District, East Timor.
The Liquiçá Church massacre was an atrocity that occurred in the war torn country of East Timor, in April, 1999. It was the first case to be heard by the Second Special Panel.
Liquiçá (Tetum: Likisá) is a coastal city in East Timor, 32 km to the west of Dili, the national capital. Liquiçá is the capital of Liquiçá District.
Gleno is a city in East Timor, 30 kilometres (19 mi) to the southwest of Dili, the national capital. It is in the suco of Riheu (Subdistrict Ermera). Gleno has a population of 8,133 (2010).
The Battle of Same (4 March 2007) was fought in the village of Same in Timor Leste, 50 kilometres (31 mi) south of the capital Dili, between Australian Special Forces and Petitioner rebels under the command of Alfredo Reinado. The operation occurred…
Baguia is a subdistrict in Baucau District, East Timor.
The Wetar Strait (Indonesian: Selat Wetar) separates the eastern part of the island of Timor from the island of Wetar. It thus lies between the nations of Indonesia to the north and East Timor to the south. To the west is Atauro, and beyond it the O…
Same (pronounced Sah-may) is a city in the Same Subdistrict in the interior of East Timor, 81 km south of Dili, the national capital.
Fuiloro is a suco and village on the northeastern tip of East Timor.
The Battle of Aidabasalala (16 October 1999) was a small but hard fought action during the 1999 East Timorese crisis between pro-Indonesian militia, and a small six-man Australian covert reconnaissance patrol from the Special Air Service Regiment (S…
Tilomar is a city and subdistrict in Cova Lima District, East Timor.
Maubara is a village in Maubara Subdistrict (Liquiçá District, East Timor), just west of the city of Liquiçá. Most of the inhabitants speak Tocodede.
Ermera (Vila Ermera) is a city in East Timor. It has a population of 13,142. Its geographical coordinates are (8°45′8″S125°23′49″E), and it lies 1,195 metres (3,921 ft) above sea level.
Venilale (formerly Vila Viçosa ) is a town located about 30 km south of Baucau. It is the capital of the Venilale Subdistrict in Baucau District, East Timor. The subdistrict has a population of around 16,000 people and has an area of 151.37 km. It c…
Vemasse is a subdistrict in the Baucau District of East Timor.
Quelicai (Kelikai) is a city and subdistrict in Baucau District, East Timor.
Laulara is a subdistrict in the Aileu District of East Timor.
Laleia is a subdistrict in the Manatuto District of East Timor. Capital is Laleia.