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  2. East Timor - Wikipedia

    Etymology "Timor" derives from timur, the word for "east" in Indonesian language, which became recorded as Timor in Portuguese, thus resulting in the tautological toponym meaning "East East": In Portuguese Timor-Leste (Leste being the word for "east"); in Tetum Timór Lorosa'e (Lorosa'e being the word for "east" (literally "rising sun")).

  3. East TimorEncyclopædia Britannica, Inc.; Geography. East Timor is bounded by the Timor Sea to the southeast, the Wetar Strait to the north, the Ombai Strait to the northwest, and western Timor (part of the Indonesian province of East Nusa Tenggara) to the southwest.

  4. East Timor - Wikitravel

    The Democratic Republic of Timor-Leste, commonly known as East Timor (Tetum: Timór Lorosa'e), is a country in Southeast Asia.It lies northwest of Australia in the Lesser Sunda Islands at the eastern end of the Indonesian archipelago.

  5. East Timor 2018: Best of East Timor Tourism - TripAdvisor

    East Timor Tourism: TripAdvisor has 6,111 reviews of East Timor Hotels, Attractions, and Restaurants making it your best East Timor resource.

  6. East Timor - The New York Times

    East Timor Is Expelled From Asian Cup for Fielding Ineligible Brazilians . An investigation by the Asian Football Confederation found that officials of the East Timor soccer federation had ...

  7. East Timor country profile - BBC News

    East Timor's road to independence - achieved on 20 May 2002 - was long and traumatic. The people of the first new nation of the century suffered some of the worst atrocities of modern times in ...

  8. Southeast of the island of Timor (center), a phytoplankton bloom is coloring the waters of the Timor Sea, which separates Timor from northwestern Australia.

  9. Timor - Wikipedia

    Timor is an island at the southern end of Maritime Southeast Asia, north of the Timor Sea.The island is divided between the sovereign states of East Timor on the eastern part and Indonesia on the western part.

  10. The Democratic Republic of East Timor or Timor Leste is a country in Southeast Asia.It is on the eastern side of the island of Timor, and also the smaller islands of Atauro and Jaco, and a small area, named Oecussi-Ambeno, inside the west side of Timor.

  11. Timor-Leste Home -

    Over the past decade, Timor-Leste has created the conditions for successful development. It has credibly emerged from a crisis of internal violence and political instability between 2006 and 2007 and has increased tangible services for the population, establishing hard-won political stability and a new confidence in the state.