East Timor

  The CURRENCY of the country is the Timor Escudo. The corresponding SWIFT code is TPE. See also Indonesia.

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  • East Timor — country occupying the E half of the island of Timor, & nearby islands, including an enclave in West Timor: independent since 2002: 5,794 sq mi (15,007 sq km); pop. 953,000; cap. Dili * * * East Timor Introduction East Timor Background: The… …   Universalium

  • East Timor — country occupying the E half of the island of Timor, & nearby islands, including an enclave in West Timor: independent since 2002: 5,794 sq mi (15,007 sq km); pop. 953,000; cap. Dili …   English World dictionary

  • East Timor — a territory in the south east Indian Ocean, formerly a Portuguese colony, but claimed by Indonesia since 1975. In 1999 the East Timorese population voted to become independent. This led to violence between opposing groups, and the ↑united nations …   Dictionary of contemporary English

  • East Timor — Democratic Republic of Timor Leste Repúblika Demokrátika Timór Leste[1] (Tetum) …   Wikipedia

  • East Timor — Repúblika Demokrátika Timór Loro Sa e (Tetum) República Democrática de Timor Leste (port.) Demokratische Republik Timor Leste …   Deutsch Wikipedia

  • East Timor —    Colony of Portugal from the 16th century to December 1975, with an area of 40,000 square kilometers (18,989 square miles). East Timor is located on the eastern portion of the island of Timor in the Indonesian archipelago. From 1975 to August… …   Historical dictionary of Portugal

  • East Timor — /ist ˈtimɔ/ (say eest teemaw) noun a republic comprising the eastern part of the island of Timor; formerly a Portuguese colony (by treaties of 1860 and 1914); declared independence in 1975 and was immediately invaded by Indonesia; annexed by… …   Australian English dictionary

  • East Timor — noun a former Portuguese colony that was annexed by Indonesia in 1976; voted for independence from Indonesia in 1999 and in May 2002 became an independent nation • Instance Hypernyms: ↑country, ↑state, ↑land • Part Holonyms: ↑Southeast Asia,… …   Useful english dictionary

  • East Timor — Democratic Republic of Timor Leste, Timor Leste, republic on the eastern side of the Indonesian Timor island, area that was formerly a Portuguese colony and in May 2002 became an independent nation …   English contemporary dictionary

  • East Timor — noun A country in Oceania on the eastern half of the island of Timor. Official languages: Tetum, Portuguese. Official name: Democratic Republic of Timor Leste …   Wiktionary

  • East Timor — geographical name country SE Asia on E Timor capital Dili area 5763 square miles (14,926 square kilometers), population 747,750 …   New Collegiate Dictionary

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