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Population: (in 2004) 998,000 & (in 2005) 2,900,000.
Largest City (not Capital) : Kupang.
Capital City: Dili.
System of Govt.: Poor country, many health issues and diseases.
Highest point: Ramelau (2,963M).
River(s): Southern & Northern Laclo rivers.
Crops & Agriculture: Coffee growing & 90% of the country is Christian.
Natural Resources: Gas & oil in Timor Sea. 14th century Sandalwood, honey & wax.
Area: 30,777 square kilometres
Languages: Tentun, English, Indonesian & Portuguese.
Fun Fact: 'Timur' means 'east' in Malay.