Where is Timor-Leste?

Timor-Leste is located in the Southeastern Asia region at latitude -8.874217 and longitude 125.727539 and is part of the Asian continent.

The DMS coordinates for the center of the country are:

  • 8° 52' 27.18'' S
  • 125° 43' 39.14'' E

You can see the location of Timor-Leste on the world map below:

Timor-Leste Neighboring Countries

The neighboring countries of Timor-Leste (TL) are:

  1. Indonesia (ID)

Maritime Borders

East Timor borders with the Pacific Ocean.

Timor-Leste Related Content

Timor-Leste Key Facts

CountryTimor-Leste
CoordinatesLatitude: -8.874217
Longitude: 125.727539
Country CodesAlpha 2: TL
Alpha 3: TLS
Country Flag Emoji🇹🇱
Int. Phone Prefix+670
Capital cityDili
Continent
Subcontinent
Asia
Southeastern Asia
Country Area14,874 sq km
Population 20211,343,875
World Rank: 152
Median Age20.3
Life expectancy67.7
Major languagesTetum, Portuguese
UTC/GMT TimeNumber of time zones: 1
  • UTC+09:00
Internet TLD.tl
Biggest AirportPresidente Nicolau Lobato International Airport (DIL)
Average temperature25.25 °C
77.45 °F
Administrative Divisions12 municipalities 1 special administrative region
Political systemParliamentary democracy

Timor-Leste Economy Facts

World Bank Income GroupLower middle income
World Bank RegionEast Asia & Pacific
CurrencyUS Dollar (USD)
GDP in 2020$1.9 (billions of USD)
World Rank: 170
GDP per capita in 2020$1,443
World Rank: 158
Major Industries / Economic SectorsManufacturing, services, agriculture, energy
Top 5 Import CountriesSingapore, Australia, China, Indonesia, Japan
Top 5 Export CountriesSingapore, Australia, China, Japan, United States

Biggest Cities in Timor-Leste

Here are the largest cities in Timor-Leste based on 2021 population data:

City Population
Dili 222,323
Maliana 15,800
Baucau 14,961
Manatuto 9,022
Gleno 8,133
Viqueque 6,078
Liquica 5,152
Ainaro 3,085
Same 2,100

Map of Timor-Leste with the Largest Cities

Other Countries in the Southeastern Asia Region