Country: East Timor

Population: 1,084,971

Capital: Dili

Time Zone: UTC+9

Currency Name: US dollar (USD)

Government Type: Republic

Languages: Tetum (official), Portuguese (official), Indonesian, English

Ethnic Breakdown: Austronesian (Malayo-Polynesian), Papuan, small Chinese minority

Religion: Roman Catholic 98%, Muslim 1%, Protestant 1%

Major Cities: Dili, Maubisse,Baucau

Phone Country Code: 670

Health Concerns:

Official Tourism Website: www.turismotimorleste.com

High Travel Season: no peak season

Voltage: 220 V - 50 Hz

Electrical Plug Type: c, e, f, I

Major Holidays: Catholic holidays

Misc Fact / Good to Know: Legend has it that a giant crocodile was transformed into the island of Timor.