TIMOR-LESTE


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Flag

Coat of Arms

Territory
15,410 km2 (154th)

Capital
Dili

Language
Tetum-Portuguese

Motto
'Unity, Action, Progress'

National Animal
Crocodile (Crocodylinae)

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Timor Leste Flag

Timor-Leste or East Timor, authoritatively the Democratic Republic of Timor-Leste, is a nation in Maritime Southeast Asia. It contains the eastern portion of the island of Timor, the adjacent islands of Atauro and Jaco, and Oecusse, an exclave on the northwestern side of the island encompassed by Indonesian West Timor. Australia is the nation's southern neighbor, isolated by the Timor Sea. The nation's size is around 15,410 km2 (5,400 sq mi). East Timor was colonized by Portugal in the sixteenth century, and was known as Portuguese Timor until 28 November 1975, when the Revolutionary Front for an Independent East Timor (Fretilin) announced the territory's freedom. After nine days, it was attacked and involved by the Indonesian military, and was proclaimed as the nation's 27th territory the next year. The Indonesian control of East Timor was portrayed by an exceedingly brutal, decades-long clash between rebel gatherings (particularly Fretilin) and the Indonesian military.


Coat of Arms


Timor Leste Coat of Arms

Territory


Timor Leste Map

15,410 km2 (154th)


Capital


Timor Leste Capital

Dili

Dili, otherwise called "City of Peace", is the capital, biggest city, boss port, and business focal point of East (Timor-Leste). Dili is a piece of a facilitated commerce zone, the Timor Leste– Indonesia– Australia Growth Triangle (TIA-GT). Dili lies on the northern shoreline of Timor island, the easternmost of the Lesser Sunda Islands. It is the seat of the organization of the region of Dili, which is the authoritative element of the region and incorporates the island of Atauro and a few urban areas near Dili city. The city is partitioned into the Administrative Posts (some time ago subdistricts) of Nain Feto, Vera Cruz, Dom Aleixo and Cristo Rei and is separated into a few sucos, every one of which is going by a chosen chefe de suco. 18 of the 26 sucos of the four managerial posts are ordered as urban.


Languague


Timor Leste Languague

Tetum-Portuguese



Motto


Timor Leste Motto

'Unity, Action, Progress'



National Animal


Timor Leste National Animal

Crocodile (Crocodylinae)

Crocodiles (subfamily Crocodylinae) or genuine crocodiles are enormous semiaquatic reptiles that live all through the tropics in Africa, Asia, the Americas and Australia. Crocodylinae, the majority of whose individuals are viewed as obvious crocodiles, is named a natural subfamily. In spite of the fact that they seem comparative, crocodiles, gators and the gharial have a place with independent organic families. A crocodile's physical characteristics enable it to be an effective predator. Its outer morphology is an indication of its sea-going and savage way of life. Its streamlined body empowers it to swim quickly; it likewise tucks its feet to the side while swimming, making it quicker by diminishing water obstruction. Crocodiles have webbed feet which, however not used to drive them through the water, enable them to make quick turns and abrupt moves in the water or start swimming. Webbed feet are leeway in shallow water, where the creatures some of the time move around by strolling. Crocodiles have a palatal fold, an unbending tissue at the back of the mouth that hinders the section of water. The sense of taste has an exceptional way from the nostril to the glottis that sidesteps the mouth. The nostrils are shut amid submergence. Estimate significantly differs among species, from the smaller person crocodile to the saltwater crocodile. Types of Osteolaemus develop to a grown-up size of only 1.5 to 1.9 m (4.9 to 6.2 ft), while the saltwater crocodile can develop to sizes more than 7 m (23 ft) and weigh 1,000 kg (2,200 lb). A few other enormous animal categories can reach over 5.2 m (17 ft) long and weigh more than 900 kg (2,000 lb). Crocodilians show articulated sexual dimorphism, with guys developing a lot bigger and more quickly than females. In spite of their enormous grown-up sizes, crocodiles begin their lives at around 20 cm (7.9 in) long. The biggest types of crocodile is the saltwater crocodile, found in eastern India, northern Australia, all through South-east Asia, and in the encompassing waters.


Demonym(s)

East Timorese-Timorese

Population

1,167,242
(2015 census)

Currency

United States dollar (USD)

Time Zone

UTC+9

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