Dili is classified as urban where an estimated 0.23 million people live in 48.268 square kilometers or 18.36 square miles in whole district including rural areas.
- Area: 48.268 Km2
- Geographic Location: Dili is located 8°34’S 125°34’E
- Religion: Christianity is the major religion. Other religions include Protestantism and Islam
In Timor-Leste, the dry season lasts for about 6 months during May to October, with temperatures averaging 20°-30° C the year round with bright sunlight during the days. The travelers are advised to carry light cotton clothes; use of sun block cream and mosquito repellent is strongly recommended.
The official languages in Timor-Leste are Portuguese and Tetun. English is also widely understood.
Voltage is 220–240 volts AC at 50-60 cycles per second (50/60 Hz). Standard two round pin plugs and sockets are used.
ATM services are available at Timor Plaza, Hotel Timor, Pateo Super market, Tiger Fuel station, Centro supermarket and Beach Garden Hotel. Other banking services are provided by the ANZ in Timor Plaza Mall from 9:00 to 16:00 hours
Currency / foreign exchange
The monetary unit of Timor-Leste currency is United States Dollar (US$) issued from the year 2006 onwards. Currency notes in circulation are in denominations of US$1, US$5, US$10, US$20, US$50 and US$100, whereas coins in local denomination of 1 cent, 5 cent, 10 cent, 25 cent, 50 cent and 1 dollar. Foreign currencies must be exchanged only through banks or authorized foreign exchange dealers. The receipts for such transactions should be obtained and retained. Visitors can also exchange foreign currency at the Foreign Exchange counter at the airport upon arrival.
Security at any time.
For the purpose of identification and security, participants are requested to wear their name badges while attending the conference and receptions. Badges will be issued by the Secretariat at the time of registration upon arrival at the conference secretariat.
Participants may contact the Police in Dili at cell number + 670 – 77230725 operating 24/7 for any security, related information. They can also contact for advice on security-related issues
The host government has indicated that they will make every effort to provide emergency medical care to participants, but very limited facilities are available in super-specialty areas. The participants are advised to carry with them sufficient quantity of medicines/injectable that they must take on regular basis for the duration of their stay in Dili. Participants are strongly advised to have adequate personal accident/medical insurance coverage before commencing their travel to Dili, Timor-Leste.
You’ll love Timor-Leste, a wonderful new tourism destination offering incredible natural beauty, rich history and a unique cultural experience. Relax on our stunning beaches, be wowed by our tropical reefs and explore our rugged mountainous interior. The warm hospitality of our people is legendary. If you are interested in other cultures, please visit: www.timorleste.tl