|Reference to legal mandate||Resolução do Governo n.º 24/2009 de 18 de novembro de 2009|
|Director||João Fátima da Cruz|
The National Library of East Timor is the national library and the national archive of East Timor. Its building is under construction since 2011 in Ai-Tarak Laran, a quarter in the Suco of Kampung Alur in the Dom Aleixo Subdistrict of the country's capital Dili.
The institution was created with a governmental resolution in 2009.It is slowly building a Library catalog mainly with international donations. In 2014, the catalog consisted in 2,500 items donated by the National Library of Portugal.
Dili, also known as City of Peace, is the capital, largest city, chief port, and commercial centre of East Timor (Timor-Leste). Dili is part of a free trade zone, the Timor Leste–Indonesia–Australia Growth Triangle (TIA-GT).
Politics of East Timor takes place in a framework of a unitary semi-presidential representative democratic republic, whereby the Prime Minister of East Timor is the head of government and the President of East Timor exercises the functions of head of state. East Timor has a multi-party system. Executive power is exercised by the president and the government. Legislative power is vested in both the government and the National Parliament. The Judiciary is independent of the executive and the legislature. The East Timorese constitution was modelled on that of Portugal, though the president is less powerful than the Portuguese counterpart. The country is still in the process of building its administration and governmental institutions. The Economist Intelligence Unit rated East Timor a "flawed democracy" in 2018.
The Timor Leste Defence Force is the military body responsible for the defence of East Timor. The F-FDTL was established in February 2001 and comprised two small infantry battalions, a small naval component and several supporting units.
After the referendum on independence on 30 August 1999, East Timor became an independent nation on 20 May 2002 and began initiating foreign relations with the rest of the global community.
The Culture of East Timor reflects numerous cultural influences, including Portuguese, Roman Catholic, and Malay, on the indigenous Austronesian cultures in East Timor.
National Stadium is a multi-purpose stadium in Dili, East Timor. It is used mostly for association football matches. The stadium holds 5,000. In 2002 The Dili stadium hosted Kylie Minogue and John Farnham as a reward for the Australians Service in assisting towards independence. Until recently the stadium has been neglected in Dili and in 2006 housed thousands of East Timorese fleeing violence on the streets. Dili stadium in 2011 was renovated, this included changes to the pitch as well as the seating.
East Timor or Timor-Leste, officially the Democratic Republic of Timor-Leste, is a country in Southeast Asia. It comprises the eastern half of the island of Timor, the nearby islands of Atauro and Jaco, and Oecusse, an exclave on the northwestern side of the island surrounded by Indonesian West Timor. Australia is the country's southern neighbour, separated by the Timor Sea. The country's size is about 15,007 km2.
Funar is a suco in the northwest of Laclubar subdistrict. It has 1790 inhabitants and an area of 91.55 km².
The Church de Santo António de Motael is the oldest Roman Catholic church in East Timor and is located in Dili, the country's capital city. It is dedicated to Anthony of Padua. While the first church at this location was built around 1800, the current building dates back to 1955.
Fatubossa is a suco in Aileu subdistrict, Aileu District, East Timor. The administrative area covers an area of 29.31 square kilometres and at the time of the 2010 census it had a population of 1750 people.
Lahae is a suco in Aileu subdistrict, Aileu District, East Timor. The administrative area covers an area of 13.64 square kilometres and at the time of the 2010 census it had a population of 1061 people.
Liurai is a suco in Aileu Subdistrict, Aileu District, East Timor. The administrative area covers an area of 10.33 square kilometres and at the time of the 2010 census it had a population of 4499 people.
Seloi Malere is a suco in Aileu subdistrict, Aileu District, East Timor. The administrative area covers an area of 13 square kilometres and at the time of the 2010 census it had a population of 3676 people.
The Order of Timor-Leste is the highest honour currently awarded by East Timor. Established in 2009, the order was created after the original honours granted by East Timor. It is of a more general and broader nature than the original orders related to East Timor's independence. The order recognises the contributions of East Timorese and foreign nationals who have made a significant contribution to East Timor, the Timorese or Mankind in general.
Brazil – East Timor relations refer to the bilateral relations between Brazil and Timor-Leste. Brazil has an embassy in Dili and East Timor has its own only South American embassy in Brasilia. Both countries are members of Community of Portuguese Language Countries. Due to their shared history as a Portuguese colony, Brazil and Timor-Leste have had formal relations since before Timor-Leste became an independent state in 2002. The predominant avenues for their relations are via economic capacity building programs provided by Brazil in Timor-Leste and as a part of both countries participation in the Community of Portuguese Language Countries. Brazil has been supportive of Timor-Leste’s development as an independent democracy, and the two have cooperated on programs as diverse as technological training programs, Portuguese language instruction, and football.
The Presidential Palace Nicolau Lobato is the palace of the President of the Democratic Republic of Timor-Leste.
St. John de Britto Institute was opened by the Society of Jesus (Jesuits) in East Timor in 2016 to train secondary school teachers for the country. The institute's namesake, St. John de Britto, was a Portuguese Jesuit missionary and martyr.
The Timorese Resistance Archive and Museum is a museum in Dili, East Timor about the struggle for independence from Indonesia.