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East Timor At A Glance

Originally posted on the IT Timor email list.

Location: Eastern section of Timor Island, the enclave of Ambeno and Atauro and Jaco islands. Capital Dili is located at c125.5 deg E and c8.5 deg S.

Geography: Rugged mountains up to 3,000 metres with 44% of land area on a slope of c40% and higher. Coastal plains.

Climate: Hot and Wet. Average temperature 21 deg C, average humidity 80%. Monsoon season between November and April.

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