What is the capital of Dili?
|Capital of Portuguese Timor||1769|
What language do Timorese speak?
Is East Timor rich or poor?
East Timor continues to be one of the world’s poorest countries, with GDP per capita standing at $3,949 (2011). It is ranked 147 out of 187 (2011) countries in the UN’s Human Development Index. As of 2015, Timor-Leste had a population of 1.17 million and an annual growth rate at 1.8%.
Is East Timor safe?
Crime continues to be a problem in Timor-Leste, including gang-related violence, robbery (in some cases armed), and assault. Be vigilant at all times and avoid displaying expensive items of jewellery or carrying large sums of money. There have been reports of harassment and violence against women.
Why does East Timor use the US dollar?
The US$ was chosen because it is a strong and stable currency and is widely accepted around the world. The decision to adopt the US$ was made by the National Consultative Council (NCC). The NCC represents East Timorese in all of UNTAET’s major decisions.
How Safe Is Dili?
In Dili, be careful around Tasi Tolu, Comoro and other crowded areas. Violent and petty crime aren’t common. But the risk increases at night and if you’re travelling alone. Criminals sometimes target foreigners.
How do you say hello in tetun?
Key to abbreviations: m = said by men, f = said by women….Useful phrases in Tetum.
|Welcome||Ksolok Bodik Mai Bemvindu|
|Hello (General greeting)||Elo Hi|
|How are you?||Diak ka lai? O di’ak ka lae?|
|Reply to ‘How are you?’||Hau diak. Obrigadu. Ita mo’s di’ak? (m) Hau diak. Obrigada. Ita mo’s di’ak? (f)|
How many Australian soldiers died in East Timor?
Deaths as a result of service with Australian units
|Conflict||Dates of conflict||Number of deaths|
|East Timor||16 September 1999 to 18 August 2003||2|
|East Timor (Operation Astute)||1999-2013||2|
|Afghanistan||11 October 2001 to present||43|
|Iraq||16 July 2003 to 14 December 2013||4|
When was Metinaro training base in East Timor?
Metinaro was a base for the Australian Training Support Team East Timor (ATST EM) deployed to East Timor between 1999 – October 2003. Defence Cooperation: South-East Asia, Outcome Five: Strategic Policy, Performance Summary, Chapter 2, Budget Summary 2003-4, Department of Defence.
Where was the capital of East Timor located?
Dili ( Portuguese / Tetum: Díli, Indonesian: Kota Dili) is the capital, largest city, chief port, and commercial centre of East Timor (Timor-Leste). Dili was settled about 1520 by the Portuguese, who made it the capital of Portuguese Timor in 1769.
Which is the only airport in East Timor?
Dili is served by Presidente Nicolau Lobato International Airport, named after independence leader Nicolau Lobato. This is the only functioning international airport in East Timor, though there are airstrips in Baucau, Suai and Oecusse used for domestic flights.
Is there a platoon commander course in East Timor?
The second and third iterations of the Platoon Commanders’ Course, a tailored ten-week leadership/officer training course, was successfully completed in East Timor.