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In 1999, following the United Nations-sponsored act of self-determination, Indonesia relinquished control of the territory.

East Timor became the first new sovereign state of the 21st century on 20 May 2002 and joined the United Nations and the Community of Portuguese Language Countries. In 2011, East Timor announced its intention to gain membership status in the Association of Southeast Asian Nations by applying to become its eleventh member.

  • Timor-Leste has largest boundary with Indonesia which is approximately 228 km.

Tourist Attraction#

A towering statue of Jesus Christ overlooks Cape Fatucama in Timor-Leste.

National Facts#

  • The famous dishe of Timor-Leste is Ikan Pepes.


  1. Text marked as italic is taken from https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Timor-Leste unter CC