|Viqueque District (Vikeke)|
Rice fields in Viqueque
|Subdistricts||Lacluta, Ossu, Uato-Lari, Uato Carabau, Viqueque|
|Area||1,880 km² (726 sq mi) |
|Population||73,581 (2011) |
|Density||39 /km² (101 /sq mi)|
|District Administrator||Francisco Guterres|
|Timezone||Time in East Timor (UTC+9)|
Geography[change | change source]
Among the rivers that flow through the Viqueque district and into the Timor Sea are: Nunuc, Tuco, Cuha, Bularan, Benaro, Beaco and Weburak in the subdistrict Viqueque; Lugassa on the border with Uato -Lari; Saqueto, Bebui, Borouai and Oiqui in the Uato-Lari subdistrict; and Molaiuai and Uaidori in the Uatucarbau subdistrict.
The Ossu subdistrict is surrounded by several mountains: Monte Mundo Perdido in the west, the Builo in the south, the Matebian massif to the east and Fatu Laritame in the north. In Monte Mundo Perdido, 16,100 hectares (40,000 acres) are protected for hunting and for the protection of birds as Important Bird Area. Here, there are many endemic species, including many rare orchids.
Population[change | change source]
The district of Viqueque had a population of 73,581 in 2011. Its density is 39.1 inhabitants per km².
References[change | change source]
- "2010 Census Wall Chart (English)" (pdf). Direcção Nacional de Estatística. Retrieved 15 September 2013.
- "Timor-Leste in figures 2011" (pdf). Direcção Nacional de Estatística. Retrieved 15 September 2013.
- "Koba Lima – Suai". Suai Media Space. Retrieved 15 September 2013.
- "2935 civil servants were sworn in by the Public Service Commission". Government of Timor-Leste. 26 July 2011. Retrieved 15 September 2013.
- "A lost world in Timor- Leste. Mount Mundo Perdido. A profile of its biodiversity and conservation" (pdf). Bird Life International. Retrieved 15 September 2013.
Other websites[change | change source]
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