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Baucau - Timor-Leste
Baucau - Timor-Leste

Baucau

Baucau is the second-largest city in East Timor, after Dili, the capital, which lies 122 km east of Dili.
Photo by Thomas Vuillemin

TIMOR-LESTE

Asia

TIMOR-LESTE

Asia

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Capital: Dili

Location: Southeastern Asia, northwest of Australia in the Lesser Sunda Islands at the eastern end of the Indonesian archipelago; note - Timor-Leste includes the eastern half of the island of Timor, the Oecussi (Ambeno) region on the northwest portion of the island of Timor, and the islands of Pulau Atauro and Pulau Jaco

Government: Democratic Republic of Timor-Leste

Currency: United States Dollar (USD)

Area: 14,874 sq km

Population: 1,413,958 (July 2021 est.)

Languages: Tetun Prasa 30.6%, Mambai 16.6%, Makasai 10.5%, Tetun Terik 6.1%, Baikenu 5.9%, Kemak 5.8%, Bunak 5.5%, Tokodede 4%, Fataluku 3.5%, Waima'a 1.8%, Galoli 1.4%, Naueti 1.4%, Idate 1.2%, Midiki 1.2%, other 4.5% (2015 est.)

Religion: Roman Catholic 97.6%, Protestant/Evangelical 2%, Muslim 0.2%, other 0.2% (2015 est.)

TimeZone: UTC+9

Tel Code: +670

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