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Village in the sub-district of Maliana
Village in the sub-district of Maliana
Subdistrict and city of Maliana
Subdistrict and city of Maliana
Maliana is located in East Timor
Location in East Timor
Coordinates: 8°59′30″S 125°13′11″E / 8.99167°S 125.21972°E / -8.99167; 125.21972
Country  East Timor
District Bobonaro
 • Total 239.35 km2 (92.41 sq mi)
Elevation 402 m (1,319 ft)
Population (2010)
 • Total 25,534
 • Density 110/km2 (280/sq mi)

Maliana is a city in East Timor, 149 km southwest of Dili, the national capital. It has a population of 22,000. It is the capital of the district of Bobonaro and Maliana Subdistrict, and is located just a few kilometers from the border with Indonesia. It is also the see city of the Roman Catholic Diocese of Maliana, which was formed by Pope Benedict XVI with territory taken from the Roman Catholic Diocese of Dili.

Maliana has the potential of an Agriculture sector, especially rice production. The majority of Maliana's population is heavily dependent on agriculture for their livelihoods, this is because rice became the preferred staple food among many Timorese. Most of the population are farmers cultivating rice and maize. During Indonesian occupation, Maliana became a rice barn town to support other districts in East Timor, and export to other places in Western Timor of Indonesia.

Maliana has seven villages consisting of Lahomea, Holsa, Ritabou, Odomau, Raifun, Tapo-Memo and Saburai. There are two main sources of water irrigation that supply water to paddy fields such Bulobu River,Nunura River, Malibaka and Bui Pira river. Bunak and Kemak are the native dialects of Maliana but most people understand and speak Tetum. Maliana had one of the preferred schools during Portuguese occupation, known as Collegio Infante sagres. This was under a catholic mission and many East Timor educated people have graduated from this senior high School.

Coordinates: 8°59′S 125°13′E / 8.983°S 125.217°E / -8.983; 125.217

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The Hindu

The Hindu
Sun, 29 Mar 2015 15:14:50 -0700

Justice eluded the survivors and family members of the Hashimpura massacre with the trial court acquitting all the accused Provincial Armed Constabulary personnel last week. It seems a similar fate awaits Maliana village, where 72 Muslims were killed ...
Fiji Times
Thu, 23 Jul 2015 13:26:15 -0700

The Lautoka Golf Club will host the Islands Electric Wholesalers-sponsored 18 holes Stroke July Monthly Medal tomorrow. Tee Off - 12.30pm - 1.00pm. Starters - Suren Pillay / Gaffar Ali. Cards - Dr. Vimal Murthi / Jeff John. Match - Raymond Singh ...

The Sunshine Coast Daily

The Sunshine Coast Daily
Wed, 15 Jul 2015 14:56:15 -0700

Eighteen students from Years 11 and 12 will be involved in various community projects including teaching English to children from the remote Lolotoe district at Encouragement House, based in Maliana. Grammar community service co-ordinator Ben ...
Milli Gazette
Sat, 21 Mar 2015 09:07:30 -0700

New Delhi, 21 March 2015: “The acquittal of all the surviving accused in the Hashimpura-Maliana massacre of 1987 is a murder of justice and a black day in the history of India,” said Dr. Zafarul-Islam Khan, President of the All India Muslim Majlis-e ...

il manifesto (Registrazione)

il manifesto (Registrazione)
Thu, 30 Jul 2015 15:07:30 -0700

Com'è noto, la manifestazione con sede a Timbuktu è stata interrotta dopo l'attacco fondamentalista nel nord del Paese nel 2012, né la fragile pace ha consentito il suo ritorno nell'antica città maliana. Per sensibilizzare l'opinione pubblica tre ...

Diário de Notícias - Lisboa

Diário de Notícias - Lisboa
Sat, 25 Jul 2015 20:11:15 -0700

Foi o que Sidiki Diabaté fez ao tocar com o seu pai Toumani - que Sines tão bem conhece - num duelo de cora, espécie de harpa maliana, que terminou com Lampedusa. O tema, que integra o álbum Toumani & Sidiki é uma homenagem aos mais de 300 ...

Hidyatullah.com mengabarkan kebenaran

Hidyatullah.com mengabarkan kebenaran
Mon, 27 Jul 2015 19:15:00 -0700

Maliana, anggota UNAMET atas nama Pieter Bartu (asal Australia) memutarbalikkan berita-berita tentang kejadian-kejadian di daerah Maliana, sehingga menyebabkan terjadinya ketegangan antara masyarakat pro kemerdekaan dan pro otonomi.
@Verdade Online
Wed, 22 Jul 2015 22:37:24 -0700

Um cidadão de nacionalidade maliana, que respondia pelo nome de Amadu Thiami, de 46 anos de idade, residente no bairro de Muhala-Expansão, na cidade de Nampula, foi baleado mortalmente, na tarde da última segunda-feira (20), por dois indivíduos ...

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