EAST TIMOR National Name: REPUBLIKA DEMOKRATIKA TIMOR LOROSA’E / REPUBLICA DEMOCRATICA DE TIMOR- LESTE (DEMOCARTIC REPUBLIC OF TIMOR- LESTE)
Capital of East Timor: DILI President: JOSE RAMOS–HORTA (2007) Prime Minister: XANANA GUSMAO (2007)
GEOGRAPHY Total area: 5,641 sq mi (14,609 sq km) Population (2007 est.): 1,084,971 (growth rate: 2.1%); infant mortality rate: 44.5/1000;
East Timorese life Monetary unit: U.S. dollar LANGUAGES: Tetum (National Language), Portuguese (use by officials); Bahasa Indonesia, English; other indigenous languages, including Tetum, Galole, Mambae, and Kemak
Ethnicity/race: Austronesian (Malayo-Polynesian), Papuan, small Chinese minority Religions: Roman Catholic 97,7%, Islam 0,3% Protestant 2%
Economy of East Timor Agriculture: coffee, rice, corn, cassava, sweet potatoes, soybeans, cabbage, mangoes, bananas, vanilla.
Industries: printing, soap manufacturing, handicrafts, woven cloth. Natural resources: gold, petroleum, natural gas, manganese, marble., kerosene
Telecommunications COMMUNICATIONS Telephones: main lines TIMOR TELECOMMUNICATIONS Mobile cellular:TIMOR TELECOMMUNICATION
Television broadcast stations: National TVTL Jesuit Audio Visual Production House Transportation: Highways: total: 5,000 km; paved: 2,800 km; unpaved: 2,200 km (2007). Ports and harbours; Airports: 8 (2007 est.)
CULTURE East Timorese native and adopted dances from Portuguese
Tradional Houses The traditional house from the east of East Timor (Lospalos) The traditional house of the middle of East Timor (Maubesse)
Tradional Houses The traditional house from the west of East Timor (Oequsi) The traditional house from the South of East Timor (Same)
The employees of the Jesuit Audiovisual Production Centre Jesuit Audiovisual Production Centre has 26 staffs. It started on March 2002.