East Timor

East Timor Geography Stats


  • Area > Comparative: The area of various small countries expressed in comparison to various areas within the United States of America.
  • Area > Land: Total land area in square kilometres
  • Area > Land > Per capita: Total land area in square kilometres Per capita figures expressed per 1,000 population.
  • Area > Total: Total area in square kilometers
  • Average precipitation in depth > Mm per year: Average precipitation in depth (mm per year). Average precipitation is the long-term average in depth (over space and time) of annual precipitation in the country. Precipitation is defined as any kind of water that falls from clouds as a liquid or a solid.
  • Climate: A brief description of typical weather regimes throughout the year.
  • Coastline: The total length of the boundary between the land area (including islands) and the sea.
  • Geographic coordinates: This entry includes rounded latitude and longitude figures for the purpose of finding the approximate geographic center of an entity and is based on the Gazetteer of Conventional Names, Third Edition, August 1988, US Board on Geographic Names and on other sources.
  • Geographic location: Geographic location of island countries.
  • Land area > Sq. km: Land area is a country's total area, excluding area under inland water bodies, national claims to continental shelf, and exclusive economic zones. In most cases the definition of inland water bodies includes major rivers and lakes."
  • Land area > Square miles: Country land area.
  • Location: The country's regional location, neighboring countries, and adjacent bodies of water.
  • Natural resources: A country's mineral, petroleum, hydropower, and other resources of commercial importance.
  • Surface area > Sq. km: Surface area is a country's total area, including areas under inland bodies of water and some coastal waterways.
  • Terrain: A brief description of the topography
Area > Comparative slightly larger than Connecticut 2013
Area > Land 14,874 sq km 2005 154th out of 226
Area > Land > Per capita 15.25 sq km per 1,000 people 2005 101st out of 218
Area > Total 14,874 sq km 2013 161st out of 251
Average precipitation in depth > Mm per year 1,500 2011 59th out of 178
Climate tropical; hot, humid; distinct rainy and dry seasons 2013
Coastline 706 km 2014 95th out of 242
Geographic coordinates 8 50 S, 125 55 E 2013
Geographic location Maritime Southeast Asia 2014
Land area > Sq. km 14,870 sq km 2008 150th out of 199
Land area > Square miles 5,641 square miles 2013 71st out of 86
Location Southeastern Asia, northwest of Australia in the Lesser Sunda Islands at the eastern end of the Indonesian archipelago(Ambeno) region on the northwest portion of the island of Timor, and the islands of Pulau Atauro and Pulau Jaco 2013
Natural resources gold, petroleum, natural gas, manganese, marble 2013
Surface area > Sq. km 14,870 km² 2005 154th out of 204
Terrain mountainous 2013

SOURCES: CIA World Factbooks 18 December 2003 to 28 March 2011; Food and Agriculture Organization; All CIA World Factbooks 18 December 2003 to 18 December 2008; Wikipedia: List of island countries (Sovereign states); Food and Agriculture Organisation, electronic files and web site.; British Broadcasting Corporation 2014; World Development Indicators database



East Timor Geography Profiles (Subcategories)

Area 11 Land use 3
Environment 3 Maritime claims 4
Land area 3 Surface area 3
Land boundaries 4
  • East Timor ranked 12 places from the bottom for area > total amongst Catholic countries in 2013.
  • East Timor ranked 5th last for area > water amongst Christian countries in 2013.
  • East Timor ranked 11 places from the bottom for coastline amongst East Asia and Pacific in 2014.

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