Islands similar to or like Timor

Island at the southern end of Maritime Southeast Asia, in the north of the Timor Sea. Wikipedia

  • East Timor

    Island country in Southeast Asia and Oceania 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. Country's southern neighbour, separated by the Timor Sea. Wikipedia

  • Rote Island

    Island of Indonesia, part of the East Nusa Tenggara province of the Lesser Sunda Islands. According to legend, this island got its name accidentally when a lost Portuguese sailor arrived and asked a farmer where he was. Wikipedia

  • Tetum language

    Austronesian language spoken on the island of Timor. Spoken in Belu Regency in Indonesian West Timor, and across the border in East Timor, where it is one of the two official languages. Wikipedia

  • Portuguese Timor

    Portuguese colony that existed between 1702 and 1975. During most of this period, Portugal shared the island of Timor with the Dutch East Indies. Wikipedia

  • Outline of East Timor

    Provided as an overview of and topical guide to East Timor: East Timor – sovereign island nation located in Southeast Asia. Wikipedia

  • Port town in the Indonesian part of Timor Island (West Timor, in Kakuluk Mesak District of Belu Regency in East Nusa Tenggara Province. Located on the northernmost part of West Timor, close to the border with East Timor. Wikipedia

  • Timor Gap

    Area of the Timor Sea between Australia and Timor Island. Divided between independent East Timor and West Timor province of Indonesia. Wikipedia

  • Austronesian peoples

    The Austronesian peoples, also sometimes referred to as the Austronesian-speaking peoples, are a large group of various peoples in Taiwan (collectively known as Taiwanese indigenous peoples), Maritime Southeast Asia, Oceania and Madagascar that speak the Austronesian languages. The nations and territories predominantly populated by Austronesian-speaking peoples are sometimes known collectively as Austronesia. Wikipedia

  • East Timor–Indonesia relations

    East Timor (officially named the Democratic Republic of Timor-Leste) and Indonesia share the island of Timor. Indonesia invaded the former Portuguese colony in 1975 and annexed East Timor in 1976, maintaining East Timor as its 27th province until a United Nations-sponsored referendum in 1999, in which the people of East Timor chose independence. Wikipedia

  • History of East Timor

    Country in Southeast Asia and Oceania known as Democratic Republic of Timor-Leste. The country comprises the eastern half of the island of Timor and the nearby islands of Atauro and Jaco. Wikipedia

  • Sama-Bajau

    The Sama-Bajau refers to several Austronesian ethnic groups of Maritime Southeast Asia. The name collectively refers to related people who usually call themselves the Sama or Samah (formally A'a Sama, "Sama people"); or are known by the exonym Bajau (, also spelled Badjao, Bajaw, Badjau, Badjaw, Bajo or Bayao). Wikipedia

  • Geography of East Timor

    The geography of East Timor exhibits a mountainous terrain on the eastern half of the island of Timor in Southeast Asia (or Oceania depending on definitions). East Timor includes the eastern half of Timor, the Ocussi-Ambeno region on the northwest portion of the island of Timor, and the islands of Atauro and Jaco. Wikipedia

  • Southeast Asia

    Southeastern subregion of Asia, consisting of the regions that are geographically south of China, east of the Indian subcontinent and north-west of Australia. Bordered to the north by East Asia, to the west by South Asia and the Bay of Bengal, to the east by Oceania and the Pacific Ocean, and to the south by Australia and the Indian Ocean. Wikipedia

  • Noel Besi River

    River flowing in the west part of Timor island and forms part of the border between the East Timor exclave of Oecussi and Indonesian West Timor. It flows north into the Sawu Sea. Wikipedia

  • Battle of Timor

    The Battle of Timor occurred in Portuguese Timor and Dutch Timor during the Second World War. Japanese forces invaded the island on 20 February 1942 and were resisted by a small, under-equipped force of Allied military personnel—known as Sparrow Force—predominantly from Australia, United Kingdom, and the Netherlands East Indies. Wikipedia

  • West Timor

    Area covering the western part of Timor islands, except for the district of Oecussi-Ambeno ( an East Timorese exclave). Part of East Nusa Tenggara Province, Indonesia. Wikipedia

  • North Central Timor Regency

    Regency in East Nusa Tenggara Province of Indonesia. Established in 1958, Wikipedia

  • Sumba

    Island in eastern Indonesia. One of the Lesser Sunda Islands and is in the province of East Nusa Tenggara. Wikipedia

  • Bunak people

    Ethnic group that live in the mountainous region of central Timor, split between the political boundary between West Timor, Indonesia, particularly in Lamaknen District and East Timor. One of the few on Timor which is not an Austronesian language, but rather a Papuan language, belonging to the Trans–New Guinea linguistic family. Wikipedia

  • East Timor–Indonesia border

    International border between East Timor and Indonesia. The border consists of two non-contiguous sections totalling 253 km (157 m) in length, the larger section of which divides the island of Timor in two. Wikipedia

  • Kemak people

    Ethnic group numbering 80,000 in north-central Timor island. They primarily live in the district of Bobonaro, East Timor, while the rest live in the East Nusa Tenggara province of Indonesia. Wikipedia

  • Savu

    Largest of a group of three islands, situated midway between Sumba and Rote, west of Timor, in Indonesia's eastern province, East Nusa Tenggara. Ferries connect the islands to Waingapu on Sumba, Ende on Flores, and Kupang in West Timor. Wikipedia

  • Postage stamps and postal history of East Timor

    Country in Southeast Asia. Exclave on the northwestern side of the island, within Indonesian West Timor. Wikipedia

  • Indonesia

    Country in Southeast Asia and Oceania, between the Indian and Pacific oceans. It consists of more than seventeen thousand islands, including Sumatra, Java, Sulawesi, and parts of Borneo (Kalimantan) and New Guinea (Papua). Wikipedia

  • Ombai Strait

    Strait which separates the Alor Archipelago from the islands of Wetar, Atauro, and Timor in the Lesser Sunda Islands. Part of the Maluku Province of Indonesia, the Alor Archipelago and the western part of Timor are part of the province of East Nusa Tenggara, Indonesia, while Atauro and the eastern part of Timor comprise the nation of East Timor. Wikipedia

  • Timor Gap Treaty

    Formally known as the Treaty between Australia and the Republic of Indonesia on the zone of cooperation in an area between the Indonesian province of East Timor and Northern Australia. It was a bilateral treaty between the governments of Australia and Indonesia, which provided for the joint exploitation of petroleum and hydrocarbon resources in a part of the Timor Sea Seabed. Signed on 11 December 1989 and came into force on 9 February 1991. Wikipedia

  • Nusantara

    Indonesian name of Maritime Southeast Asia . Old Javanese term which literally means "outer islands". Wikipedia

  • River of western Timor, Indonesia. Longest and the largest di the West Timor area, with a length of 132 km. The river is located in three regencies: Malaka, Timor Tengah Utara and Timor Tengah Selatan, province East Nusa Tenggara, Indonesia. Wikipedia

  • Tilomar Important Bird Area

    Tract of mainly forested land in East Timor, a country occupying the eastern end of the island of Timor in the Lesser Sunda Islands of Wallacea. The IBA comprises some 227 km2 of forests and wetlands in Tilomar Subdistrict, Cova Lima District, some 100 km south-west of the national capital, Dili, near the southern Timor Sea coast of the island not far from the border with Indonesia. Wikipedia

  • Cyclone Lili (2019)

    Small and relatively weak off-season tropical cyclone that brought moderate impacts to the Maluku Islands and East Timor, and mild impacts to other parts of eastern Indonesia and far-northern Australia. The latest tropical cyclone to exist in the Australian Bureau of Meteorology's northern tropical cyclone region on record, surpassing Severe Tropical Cyclone Verna of 1977. Wikipedia


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