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titleTimor-Leste
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descriptionTimor-Leste, or East Timor, a Southeast Asian nation occupying half the island of Timor, is ringed by coral reefs teeming with marine life. Landmarks in the capital, Dili, speak to the country's struggles for independence from Portugal in 1975 and...
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CapitalDili
Official languagesTetun and Portuguese
CurrencyUnited States Dollar
Population1.341 million (2022)
Prime ministerXanana Gusmão
Gross domestic product3.205 billion USD (2022)
GDP (nominal)2023 estimate
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titleEast Timor - Wikipedia
linkhttps://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/East_Timor
snippetEast Timor ... This article is about the current country. For the former Indonesian province, see East Timor (province). East Timor, also known as Timor-Leste, ...
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titleTimor-Leste - CIA
linkhttps://www.cia.gov/the-world-factbook/countries/timor-leste/
snippetThe eastern part of Timor declared itself independent from Portugal on 28 November 1975, but Indonesian forces invaded and occupied the area nine days later. It ...
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titleTimor - Wikipedia
linkhttps://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Timor
snippetTimor is an island at the southern end of Maritime Southeast Asia, in the north of the Timor Sea. The island is divided between the sovereign states of East ...
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titleTimor-Leste - United States Department of State
linkhttps://www.state.gov/countries-areas/timor-leste/
snippetTimor-Leste became an independent nation in 2002, following over four hundred years of Portuguese colonization, twenty-four years of Indonesian occupation, ...
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titleEast Timor | History, Independence, Flag, & Facts | Britannica
linkhttps://www.britannica.com/place/East-Timor
snippetEast Timor, island country in the eastern Lesser Sunda Islands, at the southern extreme of the Malay Archipelago. It occupies the eastern ...
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titleEast Timor - Genocide Studies Program - Yale University
linkhttps://gsp.yale.edu/case-studies/east-timor
snippetUp to a fifth of the East Timorese population perished during Indonesia's 24-year occupation (1975-1999), a similar proportion to the Cambodians who died under ...
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titleEast Timor | History, Independence, Flag, & Facts | Britannica
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titleEast Timor country profile - BBC News
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titleEast Timor | History, Independence, Flag, & Facts | Britannica
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titleEast Timor (province) - Wikipedia
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titleEast Timor | Genocide Studies Program
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titleWhat It's Like to Travel to East Timor - Wandering Earl
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questionWhat country does East Timor belong to?
snippetThe United States recognized Timor-Leste, then known as East Timor, on May 20, 2002, when it achieved formal independence. Before this time, the region had been a Portuguese colony up until 1975 and was under Indonesian sovereignty from 1976 to 1999.
titleTimor-Leste - Countries - Office of the Historian
linkhttps://history.state.gov/countries/timor-leste
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questionWhat happened to East Timor?
snippetThe Indonesian occupation of East Timor began in December 1975 and lasted until October 1999. After centuries of Portuguese colonial rule in East Timor, the 1974 Carnation Revolution in Portugal led to the decolonisation of its former colonies, creating instability in East Timor and leaving its future uncertain.
titleIndonesian occupation of East Timor - Wikipedia
linkhttps://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Indonesian_occupation_of_East_Timor
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questionIs East Timor a rich or poor country?
snippetTimor-Leste remains one of East Asia's poorest countries and is heavily dependent on foreign aid. Oil and gas account for more than 90 percent of GDP and 70 percent of government revenue.
titleTimor-Leste - Index of Economic Freedom - The Heritage Foundation
linkhttps://www.heritage.org/index/pages/country-pages/timor-leste
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questionWhy did East Timor separate from Indonesia?
snippetBecause of its colonial heritage, the majority of East Timorese are Catholic, whereas the majority of Indonesians are Muslim. This and other cultural differences contributed to East Timorese pro-independence sentiments. Indonesia's invasion in 1975 was part of the Cold War.
titleEast Timor Gains Its Independence | Gale Blog: Library & Educator News
linkhttps://blog.gale.com/east-timor-gains-its-independence/
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