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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
Flag
Map of East Timor highlighting Oecusse SAR
Map of East Timor highlighting Oecusse SAR
Country  East Timor
Area
 • Total 814 km2 (314 sq mi)
Population (2015)
 • Total 68,913
 • Density 84.66/km2 (219.27/sq mi)
ISO 3166 code TL-OE

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

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

Administrative posts

Sucos Oecussi
Subdivisions of Oecusse

Oecusse is divided into four administrative posts (formerly sub-districts):

  • Nitibe
  • Oesilo
  • Pante Macassar (with capital Pante Macassar)
  • Passabe

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

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