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Timor - Leste Flag Description
Red, with a black isosceles triangle (based on the hoist side) superimposed on a slightly longer yellow arrowhead that extends to the center of the flag; a white star - pointing to the upper hoist-side corner of the flag - is in the center of the black triangle; yellow denotes the colonialism in Timor-Leste's past; black represents the obscurantism that needs to be overcome; red stands for the national liberation struggle; the white star symbolizes peace and serves as a guiding light

Independence / Republic Days
Independence from Portugal, Indonesia
- Established 1702
- Declared November 28, 1975
- Restored May 20, 2002


Calling code

US$³ (USD)

Geographic Coordinates
8°34'S 125°34'E

Official languages
Tetum and Portuguese