in Metinaro of Díli, East Timor
- Decimal Coordinates (Latitude, Longitude):
- -8.531 and 125.745 (Lat./Lng.)
- Coordinates by Time:
- S -8° 31' 50" and E 125° 44' 40"
- Currency and Currency Code:
- Dollar - USD
- Spoken languages:
- Portuguese, Indonesian, English
- Local electricity:
- 230 V - 50 Hz (plugs: G)
- Mobile phone / cellular frequencies (MHz):
- 900 MHz, 1800 MHz, 3G, 4G
- Local Time: 04:41 AM (Wednesday)
- Timezone: Asia/Dili
- UTC/GMT offset: 9 hours
- Sunrise and Sunset:
- 6:40 am and 6:44 pm
- Antipode Coordinates:
- 5.917 and -54.917 (Lat./Lng.)
- Closest place to antipode coordinates:
- Nieuw Meerzorg
- This place on Wikipedia
- This place on Geonames.org
Delve into Metinaro
Metinaro in Metinaro (Díli) with it's 4,000 habitants is a town located in East Timor a little east of Dili, the country's capital town.
Time in Metinaro is now 04:41 AM (Wednesday). The local timezone is named Asia / Dili with an UTC offset of 9 hours. We know of 8 airports closer to Metinaro. The closest airport in East Timor is Presidente Nicolau Lobato International Airport in a distance of 15 mi (or 24 km), West. Besides the airports, there are other travel options available (check left side).
Since you are here already, you might want to pay a visit to some of the following locations: Dili, Aileu, Manatuto, Liquica and Same. To further explore this place, just scroll down and browse the available info. Let's start with some photos from the area.
Videos from this area
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floodwaters-east-timor-2010 - Computer.m4v
This is a short one - floodwaters over the road at Hera held us up for three hours one Friday night - rough time for the locals in their houses.
Dusty Drive in Timor-Leste
Here's a small sample of driving the roads in Timor-Leste: big trucks, pot-holes, and lots of dust!
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Attractions and noteworthy things
Distances are based on the centre of the city/town and sightseeing location. This list contains brief abstracts about monuments, holiday activities, national parcs, museums, organisations and more from the area as well as interesting facts about the region itself. Where available, you'll find the corresponding homepage. Otherwise the related wikipedia article.
Dili is the capital, largest city, chief port and commercial center of East Timor.
National Parliament (East Timor)
The National Parliament is the unicameral national legislature in East Timor. It was created in 2001 as the Constituent Assembly while the country was still under the supervision of the United Nations, but renamed itself to the National Parliament with the attaining of national independence on May 20, 2002.
National Stadium (East Timor)
National Stadium is a multi-purpose stadium in Dili, East Timor. It is used mostly for association football matches. The stadium holds 5,000, but has never hosted an international match. In 2002 The Dili stadium hosted Kylie Minogue and John Farnham as a reward for the Australians Serving in assisting towards independence. Until recently the stadium has been neglected in Dili and in 2006 housed thousands of East Timorese fleeing violence on the streets.
Metinaro is a city in Dili District, East Timor. The coast has a wonderful diving area with a colourful world of animals. Metinaro is also the home of the East Timor's 1st Battalion F-FDTL. Located at the Metinaro Barracks is also the Recruit Training Centre and the Defence Force School of Languages (Defence Cooperation Programme - Australia). The Australian Army assists the F-FDTL with training and expertise. The 2nd Battalion is located at Baucau, some 1 hours drive to the East.
Cristo Rei of Dili
Cristo Rei of Dili is an 88.6-foot-high statue of Jesus located atop a globe in Dili, East Timor. The statue was designed by Mochamad Syailillah, who is better known as Bolil. The statue was officially unveiled by Suharto in 1996 as gift from the Indonesian government to the people of East Timor, which was at the time still a province. The statue is one of the main tourist attractions in East Timor.
Laulara is a town and subdistrict in the Aileu District of East Timor. Its population at the 2004 census was 5,448.
Lequidoe is a town and subdistrict in the Aileu District of East Timor. Its population at the 2004 census was 5,819.
Remexio is a town and subdistrict in the Aileu District of East Timor. Its population at the 2004 census was 9.493.
Cristo Rei is a subdistrict in the Dili District of East Timor. Its population at the 2010 census was 54,936.
Laclo is a town and subdistrict in the Manatuto District of East Timor. Its population at the 2004 census was 7,558.
Palácio de Lahane
Palácio de Lahane (Lahane Palace) is an historic building in East Timor. It was once the residence of the Portuguese governors of Portuguese Timor, including Governor Afonso de Castro (1859 to 1861 and from 1862 to 1863). It was located a mile south of the center of the colonial capital of Dili in the mountains. The residence is now a one-story, pink-colored building with octagonal towers at each corner.
These are some bigger and more relevant cities in the wider vivinity of Metinaro.
This place is known by different names. Here the ones we know:
Met Naro, Metinaro