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PORTUGUESE TIMOR

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Originally appearing in Volume V26, Page 990 of the 1911 Encyclopedia Britannica.
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PORTUGUESE TIMOR includes the neighbouring isle of Pule Kambing,and has an area of about 7450 sq. m. Estimates of the population vary from 300,000 to over half a million. Dilli, on the north coast, the administrative headquarters and chief settlement, is a pgor little place of some 3000 inhabitants, containing hardly any Europeans apart from the officials. Macao was administratively united to Portuguese Timor till 1896, and still pays a contribution to the revenue: The estimated revenue for 1901–1902 was £25,196 (L7doo from Macao), and in 1905-1906 it was £26,968 ; the estimated
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