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Timor-Leste
(1,790 words)

Repúblika Demokrátika Timor Lorosa’e (The Democratic Republic of East Timor)

Demographics (United Nations)

Population

1,381,000

Area

15,000 sq. km (5,700 sq. mi)

Population density

93/sq. km (240/sq. mi)

Growth rate p.a.

2.17% (per 1,000: births 33, deaths 5)

Under 15 years

43%

Urban dwellers

31% (3.31% p.a.)

Capital city

Dili 260,000

Languages & peoples (World Christian Database)

Mother tongues

31% Tetun, 12% Mambae, 9% Makasae, 7…

Cite this page
“Timor-Leste”, in: World Christian Encyclopedia Online, Todd M. Johnson, Gina A. Zurlo. Consulted online on 29 July 2021 <http://dx.doi.org/10.1163/2666-6855_WCEO_COM_02TLS>
First published online: 2020



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