Timor Leste

FORUM OBSERVERSHIP: 2002

INDEPENDENCE DAY: 20 May 2002

CAPITAL: Dili

AREA: 15,007 sq km

EEZ: 686.858 sq km

POPULATION: 1.2 million (2017)

LANGUAGE: Portuguese, Tetum, English, Indonesian

CURRENCY: US dollar (USD), Timorese coins

ECONOMY: Oil, gas, agriculture (coffee)

STATUS: Parliamentary republic

WEBSITE: www.timor-leste.gov.tl