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     The country of Timor is at the East end of the island of Timor in the Malay archipelago. It was governed by the Portuguese until it was annexed by Indonesia in 1976. It gained its independence in 2000. Latitude and longitude are indicated in very light print.

SCN 281

Dili ~ 1834

     Plana Hidrografica, 1834, by Bras Joaquin Botolho. The stamp was issued to celebrate the bicentenary of Dili as the capital of Timor. The stamp was issued in honor of the second centenary of Dilli as the capital.

SCN 336