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Timor-Leste: Geography#

LocationSoutheastern Asia, northwest of Australia in the Lesser Sunda Islands at the eastern end of the Indonesian archipelago; note - Timor-Leste 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
Geographic Coordinates8 50 S, 125 55 E -8.833333,125.916664
Area total: 14,874 sq km
land: 14,874 sq km
water: 0 sq km
[Verified in 8 databases]
Land boundariestotal: 228 km
border countries: Indonesia 228 km
Coastline706 km
Elevation Extremeslowest point: Timor Sea, Savu Sea, and Banda Sea 0 m
highest point: Foho Tatamailau 2,963 m
Highest MountainsAs there is no entry in Wolfram we are listing mountain list of Geonames only:
According to Geonames: Foho Tatamailau 2986 m; Foho Doramelau 2857 m; Foho Laumeta 2678 m; Foho Hatofahi 2677 m; Foho Lebolia 2558 m

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Terrainmountainous
Natural Hazardsfloods and landslides are common; earthquakes; tsunamis; tropical cyclones
Natural Resourcegold, petroleum, natural gas, manganese, marble
Land Usearable land: 10.09%
permanent crops: 4.03%
other: 85.88% (2011)
Climatetropical; hot, humid; distinct rainy and dry seasons
Irrigated Land346.5 sq km (2003)
Renewable Water ResourcesNA
Environment_CurrentIssueswidespread use of slash and burn agriculture has led to deforestation and soil erosion
Environment - international agreementsparty to: Biodiversity, Climate Change, Climate Change-Kyoto Protocol, Desertification
signed, but not ratified: none of the selected agreements
Large CitiesDue to difference in city rankings taken from two data sources we are listing here both lists :
According to Wolfram: Dili; Dare; Los Palos; Baucau; Brmera
According to Geonames: Dili; Same; Maliana; Suai; Liquica

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Geography-noteTimor comes from the Malay word for "East"; the island of Timor is part of the Malay Archipelago and is the largest and easternmost of the Lesser Sunda Islands