Oecusse

Specal Administrative Region of East Timor

Oecusse is a Special Administrative Region of East Timor.[1] The capital is Pante Macassar. Oecusse is separated from the rest of East Timor by West Timor.

Oecusse
Oekusi
Special Administrative Region
A padrão in Lifau marks the spot where the Portuguese first landed on Timor in 1515
A padrão in Lifau marks the spot where the Portuguese first landed on Timor in 1515
Flag of Oecusse
Map of East Timor highlighting Oecusse SAR
Map of East Timor highlighting Oecusse SAR
Coordinates: 9°20′S 124°18′E / 9.333°S 124.300°E / -9.333; 124.300Coordinates: 9°20′S 124°18′E / 9.333°S 124.300°E / -9.333; 124.300
Country East Timor
CapitalPante Macassar
Area
 • Total814 km2 (314 sq mi)
Population
 (2015)
 • Total68,913
 • Density85/km2 (220/sq mi)
ISO 3166 codeTL-OE

The province of Nusa Tenggara Timur, Indonesia surrounds Oecusse in all directions except the north, where it borders the Savu Sea.

Administrative postsEdit

 
Subdivisions of Oecusse

Oecusse is divided into four administrative posts (formerly sub-districts):[2][3]

The administrative posts are divided into 18 sucos ("villages") in total.

ReferencesEdit

  1. "Timor-Leste". CIA World Factbook. Retrieved 2020-04-11.
  2. "Oe-Cusse Suco Reports". Timor-Leste Ministry of Finance.
  3. Template:HD of East Timor