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Protection & Enforcement of IPRs in East Timor

Democratic Republic of Timor-Leste
  • República Democrática de
    Timor-Leste
     (Portuguese)
  • Repúblika Demokrátika de
    Timór-Leste
     (Tetum)
Motto: 
Unidade, Acção, Progresso (Portuguese)
Unidade, Asaun, Progresu (Tetum)
"Unity, Action, Progress"
Anthem: Pátria (Portuguese)
"Fatherland"
Location of East Timor
Capital
and largest city
Dili
8°33′S 125°34′E / 8.55°S 125.56°E / -8.55; 125.56Coordinates: 8°33′S 125°34′E / 8.55°S 125.56°E / -8.55; 125.56
Official languages
National languages
Working languages
Religion
(2015 census)[1]
Demonym(s)
  • East Timorese
  • Timorese
  • Maubere (informal)[2][3]
GovernmentUnitary semi-presidential republic[4]
• President
José Ramos-Horta
Taur Matan Ruak
LegislatureNational Parliament
Independence 
Sixteenth century
• Independence declared
28 November 1975
17 July 1976
25 October 1999
20 May 2002; 20 years ago (20 May 2002)
Area
• Total
15,007[5] km2 (5,794 sq mi) (154th)
• Water (%)
Negligible
Population
• 2021 estimate
1,340,513 (153rd)
• 2015 census
1,183,643[6]
• Density
78/km2 (202.0/sq mi) (137th)
GDP (PPP)2020 estimate
• Total
$5.315 billion
• Per capita
$4,031[7]
GDP (nominal)2020 estimate
• Total
$1.920 billion
• Per capita
$1,456[7]
Gini (2014)28.7[8]
low
HDI (2019)0.606[9]
medium · 141st
CurrencyUnited States dollarb (USD)
Time zoneUTC+9 (Timor-Leste Time)
Driving sideleft
Calling code+670
ISO 3166 codeTL
Internet TLD.tlc
  1. Fifteen further "national languages" are recognised by the Constitution
  2. Centavo coins also used
  3. Former use of .tp has been phased out

East Timor

East Timor, also known as Timor-Leste, officially the Democratic Republic of Timor-Leste, is an island country in Southeast Asia. It comprises the eastern half of the island of Timor, the nearby islands of Atauro and Jaco, and Oecusse, an exclave on the northwestern side of the island surrounded by Indonesian West Timor. Australia is the country's southern neighbour, separated by the Timor Sea. The country's size is 15,007 square kilometres (5,794 sq mi). Dili is its capital.