Is Kupang safe?
Safety – Possible risks Kupang is a friendly and welcoming destination for travellers, even if you are treated as a bit of a novelty. The real dangers are the bad roads, potholes and dubious buses running out of town. There is also a serious danger of crocodiles in this part of the world.
What Kupang means?
Kupang (Indonesian: Kota Kupang, Indonesian pronunciation: [ˈkupaŋ]; Dutch spelling: Koepang) is the capital of the Indonesian province of East Nusa Tenggara, and has an estimated population in 2011 of 349,344. It is the biggest city and port on the island of Timor.
What is the name of the capital city of Central Java?
This guide provides resources on the country’s history, languages, and government. Timor-Leste’s two official languages are Portuguese and Tetum, and its two working languages are English and Indonesian.
Is Timor dangerous?
Crime continues to be a problem in Timor-Leste, including gang-related violence, robbery (in some cases armed), and assault. Be vigilant at all times and avoid displaying expensive items of jewellery or carrying large sums of money. There have been reports of harassment and violence against women.
What religion is Timor-Leste?
According to the 2015 census, 97.6 percent of the population is Catholic, 1.96 percent Protestant, and less than 1 percent Muslim. Protestant denominations include the Assemblies of God, Baptists, Presbyterians, Methodists, Seventh-day Adventists, Pentecostals, Jehovah’s Witnesses, and the Christian Vision Church.
What is Java called today?
During these colonial times, the Dutch introduced the cultivation of commercial plants in Java, such as sugarcane, rubber, coffee, tea, and quinine. In the 19th and early 20th century, Javanese coffee gained global popularity. Thus, the name “Java” today has become a synonym for coffee.
What is the language of Indonesia?
The island of Bali lies 3.2 km (2.0 mi) east of Java, and is approximately 8 degrees south of the equator.