Aileu

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Aileu
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Aileu is located in East Timor
Aileu
Aileu
Location in East Timor
Coordinates: 8°43′S 125°34′E / 8.717°S 125.567°E / -8.717; 125.567Coordinates: 8°43′S 125°34′E / 8.717°S 125.567°E / -8.717; 125.567
Country  East Timor
District Aileu District
Subdistricts Aileu Subdistrict
Suco Seloi Malere, Liurai
Area
 • Total 251.48 km2 (97.10 sq mi)
Elevation 1,182 m (3,878 ft)
Population (2010)
 • Total 2,927
 • Ethnicities Tetum, Mambai
 • Religions Catholic, minorities of protestants and aninism

Aileu is the main township in Aileu Subdistrict, Aileu District, East Timor. It is located 47 km southwest of Dili, the national capital, and has a population of 2,927 (2010).[1]

In Portuguese Timor, the city was known as Vila General Carmona, after the Portuguese dictator António Óscar Carmona.

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