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Where is Timor-Leste?

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Located in the continent of Asia, Timor-Leste covers 14,874 square kilometers of land, making it the 161st largest nation in terms of land area.

Timor-Leste became an independent state in 2002, after gaining its sovereignty from Spain. The population of Timor-Leste is 1,201,255 (2012) and the nation has a density of 81 people per square kilometer.

The currency of Timor-Leste is the US Dollar (USD). As well, the people of Timor-Leste are refered to as Timorese.

The dialing code for the country is 670 and the top level internet domain for Timorese sites is .tl.

Timor-Leste shares land borders with only one country, Indonesia.

Quick facts

Population 1,201,255
Density 80.8 / km2 ( 209.2 / mi2 )
Languages Portuguese, Tetum
Independence Year 2002
Capital Dili (Dili)
Currency US Dollar
GDP 1,552,000,000 (2014 data)
GDP per Capita 1,292 (2014 data)
Land Area 14,874 km2 (5,743 mi2)
Neighbouring Country Indonesia
Minimum Longitude 124.050
Maximum Longitude 127.350
Mininum Latitude -9.500
Maximum Latitude -8.300

What is the capital of Timor-Leste?

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Location of Dili on a map.

Dili is the capital city of Timor-Leste. It has a population of 150,000, and is located on a latitue of -8.56 and longitude of 125.57.

Quick Facts About Dili, the Capital Of Timor-Leste

City Dili
Country Timor-Leste
Population 150,000
Longitude 125.57361000
Latitude -8.55861000
Elevation 3 meters over sea level

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This page was last updated on October 2, 2015.