The largest of the Lesser Sunda Islands, in the southern Malay Archipelago. The island was formerly divided into Dutch West Timor and Portuguese East Timor. In 1950, West Timor was absorbed into the newly formed Republic of Indonesia. In 1975, East Timor declared itself independent but was invaded and occupied by Indonesia; it finally became an independent state in 2002 (see East Timor)
island in the southern Malay Archipelago
An arm of the Indian Ocean between Timor and northwestern Australia
A country on the eastern part of the island of Timor in the southern part of the Malay Archipelago; population 1,131,600 (2009); capital, Dili; languages, Portuguese, Indonesian, English, and indigenous languages
Official name of East Timor.
A small stocky pony of a breed originally from Timor, widely used on ranches in Australia
eastern part of the island of Timor, independent from Indonesia since 2002;
official name for East Timor