|Special Administrative Region|
A padrão in Lifau marks the spot where the Portuguese first landed on Timor in 1515
Map of East Timor highlighting Oecusse SAR
|• Total||814 km2 (314 sq mi)|
|• 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.
Oecusse is divided into four administrative posts (formerly sub-districts):
- Pante Macassar (with capital Pante Macassar)
The administrative posts are divided into 18 sucos ("villages") in total.
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