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Democratic Republic of Timor-Leste
  • Repúblika Demokrátika Timór Lorosa'e  (Tetum)
  • República Democrática de Timor-Leste   (Portuguese)
Motto: "Unidade, Acção, Progresso" (Portuguese)
"Unidade, Asaun, Progresu" (Tetum)
"Unity, Action, Progress"
Anthem: Pátria (Portuguese)
"Fatherland"
Location of East Timor
Location of East Timor
Capital
and largest city
Dili
8°20′S125°20′E / 8.34°S 125.34°E / -8.34; 125.34Coordinates: 8°20′S125°20′E / 8.34°S 125.34°E / -8.34; 125.34
Official languages
National languages
Religion (2010[1])96.9% Roman Catholic
3.1% other religions
DemonymEast Timorese
Timorese
Maubere (informal)[2][3]
GovernmentUnitarysemi-presidentialconstitutional republic[4][5][6]
Francisco Guterres
Mari Alkatiri
LegislatureNational Parliament
Formation
16th Century
• Independence declared
28 November 1975
17 July 1976
• Administered by UNTAET
25 October 1999
• Independence restored
20 May 2002
Area
• Total
15,410[7] km2 (5,950 sq mi) (154th)
• Water (%)
negligible
Population
• 2015 census
1,167,242[8]
• Density
78/km2 (202.0/sq mi)
GDP (PPP)2017 estimate
• Total
$4.567 billion[9]
• Per capita
$5,479[9] (148th)
GDP (nominal)2014 estimate
• Total
$2.498 billion[9]
• Per capita
$3,330[9]
HDI (2015)Increase 0.605[10]
medium · 133rd
CurrencyUnited States Dollarb (USD)
Time zone(UTC+9)
Drives on theleft
Calling code+670
ISO 3166 codeTL
Internet TLD.tlc
  1. Fifteen further "national languages" are recognised by the Constitution.
  2. Centavo coins also used.
  3. .tp has been phased out.
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Source: CIA World Factbook
Unless otherwise noted, information in this page is accurate as of January 20, 2018


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