Population: 1,040,880 (July 2005)
Location: Southeastern Asia, northwest of Australia in the Lesser Sunda Islands at the eastern end of the Indonesian archipelago; note - East Timor includes the eastern half of the island of Timor, the Oecussi (Ambeno) region on the northwest portion of the island of Timor, and the islands of Pulau Atauro and Pulau Jaco
More information about East Timor
- East Timor Government
Government structure, maps, news, districts, and other information.
- World Factbook: East Timor
Includes an introduction to East Timor, geography, flag, people, economy, communications, transportation, military, and transnational issues.
- Timor Aid
Engaged in development work in East Timor, with focus on micro-credit, health care, natural resources management, women's and child welfare.
- United Nations Development Programme: East Timor
Program to fight poverty.
- East Timor Alert Network (ETAN) Canada
Non-partisan organization working in support of East Timor?s right to self-determination.
- East Timorese Culture
Includes photos and articles on the languages of East Timor.
- Lonely Planet: East Timor
Lonely Planet's online guide to East Timor. Includes an introduction, image gallery, tranport, money, fast facts, feature atraction, and maps.
- East Timor Factsheet
Includes historical background and independence referendum information.
- Lonely Planet: East Timor Map
Interactive map with links to information on attractions and points of interest.
- Belo, Carlos Filipe Ximenes (4)
- Mission Ready: SAF Peacekeepers in Timor-Leste
Photo exhibition and online gallery containing black-and-white photographs depicting the grit and determination of the Singapore Armed Force (SAF) Peacekeepers in Timor-Leste. Also includes videoclips, contest, and forum.