Timor-Leste has 13 administrative divisions or districts: Bobonaro, Liquiçá, Díli,Baucau, Manatuto and Lautém on the north coast; Cova-Lima, Ainaro, Manufahi and Viqueque, on the south coast; Ermera and Aileu, the two landlocked districts; and Oecussi-Ambeno, the enclave in Indonesian territory. The borders of the 13 districts have been more or less the same since the last years of Portuguese administration. Each district comprises a capital city and various subdistricts whose number can vary between three and seven.
Viqueque is located on the south coast of the island. It has a population of 66,434 inhabitants (census 2004) and an area of 1,781 km².
The Viqueque district comprises the subdistricts of Lacluta, Ossu, Uatolari (formerly called Leça), Uato Carabau and Viqueque. In addition to the official languages of the country (Tetun and Portuguese), the majority of the population speaks Macassai.
The capital of the district is the town of the same name, Viqueque.
Viqueque Partnered Schools
View the following galleries which contain photographs of our partner schools in Viqueque:
Christian College Bellarine
Calixa Years 10-12
561 students in years 10-12 study at Calixa School. Students are supported by 28 members of staff.
Christian College Highton
4 Setembro Years 10-12
4 Setembro currently has 720 enrolled students in years 10-12. The students 4 Setembro are supported by 34 staff members.
Uaimori Years 1-6
Uaimori (years 1-6) has 336 students and 14 staff members.
St Francis Xavier PS
St Estevao Years 10-12
St Estavao currently has 354 student enrolments in years 10-12. 24 members of staff support the students at St Estavao school.
Geelong Grammar School
Olocasa Years 10-12
Olacasa has 501 students in years 10-12 and 17 members of staff.
Geelong High School
Mundo Perdido Years 7-9
Mundo Perdido educates 704 students from years 7-9. Mundo Perdido has 31 staff members.
St Ignatius College
Loi-Huno Years 1-9
329 students in years 1-9 study at Loi-Huno School. These students are supported by 11 staff members.
St Joseph’s College
Viqueque 01 Years 7-9
Viqueque 01- is a secondary school educating students from years 7-9. Viqueque 01 currently has 525 students enrolled who are supported by 41 staff members.
Kardinia International College
Cabira-oan Years 1-9
Cabrio-oan has 563 enrolled students from years 1-9 and 42 staff members.
Film ‘Journey to Viqueque’ by past GVFS Committee member Reagan Purdy: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=Xa-QcxtALBg
Sacred Heart College
St Teresinha Years 7-9
30 staff support St Teresina’s 500 students in years 7-9.