Medical services in East Timor are extemely limited. There are currently no optical or dental services. It is essential to take out comprehensive medical and travel insurance which includes emergency repatriation cover.
The US Dollar (US$) is the official currency. For local transactions, the Indonesian Rupiah (IDR) may be accepted in border areas, but this should not be relied on.
Officially name: The Democratic Republic of Timor-LesteCapital: DiliLargest city: DiliOfficial language: Tetum and PortugueseGovernment: Parliamentary republic