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Cova Lima District

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Cova Lima District

Cova Lima
Mountain area in Cova Lima
Mountain area in Cova Lima
Flag of Cova Lima
Map of East Timor highlighting Cova Lima District
Map of East Timor highlighting Cova Lima District
Country  East Timor
Capital Suai
Subdistricts Fatululic, Fatumean, Fohorem, Zumalai, Maucatar, Suai, Tilomar
 • Total 1,203 km2 (464 sq mi)
Area rank 7th
Population (2015)
 • Total 64,550
 • Rank 9th
 • Density 54/km2 (140/sq mi)
 • Density rank 9th
 • Total 11,820 (as of 2004)
 • Rank 8th
Time zone UTC+9
ISO 3166 code TL-CO
Woman with pottery in Cova Lima

Cova Lima is a district of East Timor, in the Southwest part of the country. It has a population of 59,455 (Census 2010) and an area of 1,230 km2. The capital of the district is Suai, which lies 136 km from Dili, the national capital. The subdistricts of Cova Lima are Fatululic, Fatumean, Fohorem, Zumalai, Maucatar, Suai, and Tilomar.

Cova Lima borders the Timor Sea to the south, the districts Bobonaro to the north, Ainaro to the east, and the Indonesian province Nusa Tenggara Timur to the west.


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