Aileu

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Aileu
Aileu Vila.jpg
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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  Timor-Leste
District Aileu District
Area
 • Total 251.48 km2 (97.10 sq mi)
Elevation 1,182 m (3,878 ft)
Population (2010)
 • Total 20,830

Aileu is the main township in Aileu District, East Timor. It is located 47 km southwest of Dili, the national capital, Dili and has a population of 20,830.

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

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