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West Timor

West Timor is a political region that comprises the western half of Timor island with the exception of Oecussi-Ambeno district (which is politically part of East Timor) and forms a part of the East Nusa Tenggara (NTT) province of the country of Indonesia. West Timor's capital and chief port is Kaupang[?]. During the colonial period it was known as Dutch Timor and was a centre of Dutch loyalists during the Indonesian War of Independence (1945 - 1949).



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