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Timor-Leste

2002-PRESENT
Prior to 2002 see Indonesia

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The eastern portion of the island of Timor, along with the enclave of Oscussu-Ambeno in West Timor. Formerly the Portuguese colony of Timor, under Indonesian occupation 1975-99. After years of resistance to Indonesian authorities, Timor-Leste became independent on May 20, 2002.

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