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Timor-Leste (East Timor): Government

This guide provides resources on the country's history, languages, and government.

Timor-Leste's full name is the Democratic Republic of Timor-Leste. The country has a prime minister as well as many other ministers. Timor-Leste's Constitution is available on the government's website.


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Government Entities

Many of Timor-Leste's government entities have their own website. Below are links to some of them. Hover the cursor over each link to get a description of the item.


Statistics Timor-Leste is the official website from Timor-Leste's General Directorate of Statistics. This website contains many statistics publications, including survey and census results.

Cultural Heritage

As a young country, Timor-Leste is still establishing its cultural heritage institutions. The National Library of Timor-Leste and the Timor-Leste Archives have been under construction since August 2011.