East Timor

HOLIDAYS AND TRADITIONS

Christmas Celebrations in East Timor

East Timor has been Roman Catholic since the early phase of the fifteenth century. Henceforth,Christmas in East Timor is celebrated with great energy and gusto.

SHORT INFORMATION

Overview of East Timor

Officially name: The Democratic Republic of Timor-Leste

Capital: Dili

Largest city: Dili

Official language: Tetum and Portuguese

Government: Parliamentary republic

HOLIDAYS AND TRADITIONS

Culture of East Timor

The culture of East Timor reflects numerous cultural influences, including Portuguese, Roman Catholic and Malay, on the indigenous Austronesian cultures of Timor.