Kupang is the capital city of NTT or East Nusa Tenggara province, which comprises 3 major Islands: Flores, Sumba and Timor (West part) as well as hundreds of small islands.
Timor Island is rocky, steep and mountainous; most of the land is covered by grasses and dry savanna. This condition is suitable for Sandalwood trees, which caused this Island to be well known. Interesting aspects of this island exquisite traditional "Ikat" weaving, traditional elliptical grass roof houses, mixed tribes from all over Nusa Tenggara Islands (Savunese, Sumbanese, Bimanese, Florenese etc.) and others races (Chinese, Arabs, Makasarese, Bugines etc.) and unique music instrument of the Rottenness called "Sasando" made from lontar leaves.