East Timor

"Unity, Action, Progress"

Basic Info:

•Southeast Asia
• 8.5˚S and 125.5˚E.
•First colonized by Portugal in the 16th century
•Declared independence in 1975
•May 20, 2002 they finally gained their independence back
•Austronesian migrated to Timor.
•Neglected trading place
•United Nations and The Community of Portuguese Language Countries.


•First settled by the Portuguese in 1520
•Made the capital in 1769

East Timor Music and Images
Hymne national du Timor Oriental

Social Class

•Social groups or houses
•Ancestors or family members



• Nuclear Families

Changes that affected people:

•Indonesian rupiah fell
•Religion Changed; was good.