About Dili


Let's have a look around into background of Dili
  • Country: Timor-Leste
  • Latitude: -8.5666666667
  • Longitude: 125.5666666667
  • Time zone: Asia/Dili
  • Current time zone offset: UTC/GMT +9 hours

Weather in Dili

  • Climate: Tropical Savanna Climate
  • Best Time to Visit: May to September

Location

Dili is the capital, largest city, chief port and commercial centre of East Timor. The 2010 census recorded a population of 193,563 in the areas of Dili district classified as urban, with a population of 234,331 in the whole district including rural areas such as Atauro and Metinaro.

Distance from Dili center to Airport

The closest major airport to Dili, Timor-Leste is Presidente Nicolau Lobato International Airport (DIL / WPDL).

  • Driving Distance: 4 miles / 6 km
  • Driving Time: 8 Minutes
  • Languages: Timor-Leste followed by Portuguese being the most widely spoken languages.

Modes of transport

  • Airport: Presidente Nicolau Lobato International Airport
  • Road:Taxi – Yellow Taxi and Corotrans Blue Taxi.

Customs and Tipping

For Restaurants and Bars:

  • Waitress and Bartender – 5-10% of the Bill.

For Hotels:

  • Room Service: Not Customary
  • Housekeeper: Not Customary
  • Concierge: Not Customary

Valet Parking:

  • Parking or Returning Car: Not Customary

Nearby Tourist Cities

  • Aileu,
  • Gleno,
  • Liquica

Emergency Contact Numbers in Dili city

  • Fire / Police/ Ambulance: 112/115
  • Airport: +92 302 4015555 (Presidente Nicolau Lobato International Airport)
  • Hospital: +44 7587 522457 (Guido Valadares National Hospital)

Events

  • Festival for Peace (Festa ba Dame)
  • Ramelau Cultural Festival
  • Festival of Culture and Food of Timor-Leste

Tourist Attractions

  • Archives & Museum of East Timorese Resistance
  • Cristo Rei of Dili
  • Immaculate Conception Cathedral

Theatre & Concerts

  • Platinum Cineplex
  • Dom Paulo Cinema/Bioskop

Visit Top Restaurants in Dili

  • Castaway Bar
  • Caz Bar & Restaurant
  • Rolls N Bowls

Top Shopping Centers in Dili

  • Timor Plaza
  • Colmera Shopping Center
  • Plaza Telkomcel

Museums, Galleries and Gardens

  • Dare Memorial Museum and Cafe
  • Chega! Exhibition
  • Largo de Lecidere

Iconic Delicacies of Iconic Restros

  • Steak – DiZa
  • Mushroom Risotto – Diya Restaurant
  • Banana Bread – Letefoho Specialty Coffee Roaster

Sports Club

  • FC Porto Taibesse – Football
  • Carsae FC – Football
  • AS Académica – Football

Shelling Out Dollars

  • Imported beer: 1.67 $
  • Taxi: 1.75 $ (base price)
  • 3 BHK (Downtown): 1,766.67 $
  • Cheap meal: 3.00 $
  • Gasoline: 1.02 $ / litre
  • 3 course meal: 40.00 $
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