East Timor

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Demographics of East Timor

The population of East Timor is about one million. It has grown considerably recently, because of a high birth rate and because of the return of refugees. The population is especially concentrated in the area around Dili.

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Culture of East Timor

The culture of East Timor reflects numerous cultural influences, including Portuguese, Roman Catholic and Malay, on the indigenous Austronesian cultures of Timor.

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Politics of East Timor

Politics of East Timor takes place in a framework of a parliamentary representative democratic republic, whereby the Prime Minister of East Timor is the head of government, and of a multi-party system.