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Timor-Leste Facts

Timor-Leste's Information

Flag of Timor-Leste
Land Area 14,874 km2
Total Area 14,874km2 (#154)
Population 1,261,072 (#156)
Population Density 84.78/km2
Government Type Semi-presidential Republic
GDP (PPP) $4.98 Billion
GDP Per Capita $4,200
Currency Dollar (USD)

East Timor facts

  • Name: East Timor
    (long form) Democratic Republic of Timor-Leste
  • Capital City: Dili (193,563 pop.)
  • East Timor Population: 1,066,582 (2012 est.)
  • World Populations (all countries)
  • Currency: US Dollar (USD)
    (conversion rates)

    US Dollar
    One US Dollar
  • Ethnicity: Timorese, Indonesian, Chinese
  • GDP total: $4.315 billion (2012 est.)
  • GDP per capita: $3,949 (2012 est.)
  • Land Sizes
  • Language: Tetum (official) Portuguese (official), English and numerous indigenous languages
  • Largest Cities: (by population) Dili, Gunung Dilarini
  • Name: Portuguese, meaning Eastern East Island; which references its position in the Lesser Sundas
  • National Day: May 20
  • Religion: Catholic (90%), Muslim, others
  • Symbols
This page was last updated on April 7, 2017.

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