General background:The Democratic Republic of East Timor is in Southeast Asia, located on the eastern half of the island of Timor, and on the adjacent islands Atauro and Jaco.It also includes the Oecusse exclave on the western side of the island, within the Indonesian West Timor.
East Timor has declared its independence in 2002 and it is one of the youngest countries in the world.
Capital city: Dili (also the largest city)
Official language: Tetum, Portuguese
Local currency: American dollar (USD)
National motto: Unity, Action, Progress
Government: Unitary semi-presidential republic