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The small town of Ainaro , district capital, is located 78kms south west of Dili. The district of Ainaro is located to the south-west of Timor-Leste, with the Timor Sea marking its southern border. Home to Timor-Leste’s highest peak, Mount Ramelau (2,963 metres) towards the north in Hatobuilico sub-district. Ainaro is comprised of spectacular mountain ranges and savannah-like lowlands. The region is potentially one of the richest, most diverse and fertile agricultural regions in the country with varying topographic and climactic features. The central and northern regions are dominated by a series of high mountain ranges. These upper reaches constitute Timor’s water tower, suitable for pasture, inland fisheries, timber and livestock breeding. The spectacular panoramic mountain scenery in this area has also great tourist potential. Towards the south of the district and the coast, the terrain descends into lowlands - gradually beginning to resemble parkland savannah. Good quality fruit, vegetables, coffee, beans, maize, cassava and sandalwood are produced for the domestic market.