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Timor is an island at the soothren end o Maritime Sootheast Asie, north o the Timor Sea. It is dividit atween the independent state o East Timor, an Wast Timor, belangin tae the Indonesian province o East Nusa Tenggara. The island's surface is 30,777 square kilometres. The name is a variant o timur, Malay for "east"; it is so cried acause it is at the east end o a chain o islands.