- Portuguese, Tetum, English and Indonesian are the official and working languages of Timor-Leste.
- Dili, the capital and largest city, is 13 hours ahead of EST.
- The current population is 1.1 million.
- The official currency: U.S. dollars.
- Upon its independence, Timor-Leste became one of two predominantly Roman Catholic countries in Asia. The other is the Philippines.