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Look Back On: The Independence of East Timor

Things about East Timor.   Where is is again? East Timor (640km Northwest of Darwin) is the first new nation of this century and the third millennium – gaining independence on 20th May 2002. It is one of the only two Asian countries to be predominantly Roman Catholic (the other is the Philippines). It’s real name is Timor-Leste. It is 15,400 km in size It is an island in the Indonesian archipelago, which […]

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