Geography OF

West Timor (Timor Barat) is part of the province, East Nusa Tenggara.

There are many unique languages spoken on West Timor, the main ones are Marae, Tetun and Dawan.


Due to West Timor’s arid climate compared to most of Indonesia, it possesses unique flora and fauna.


Kupang is the capital of West Timor as well as the entire East Nusa Tengarra Province. (NTT)

Geographic Location:

West Timor is remotely located in South East Indonesia. This southern geographical region means its part of a different climatic region than most of Indonesia. It’s close neighbor, Rote Island, is the southernmost Island of Indonesia..