Countries Closest to Timor-Leste

Which countries are closest to Timor-Leste?
Timor-Leste is one of 3 countries whose name has been decreed by its government to be the same in EVERY language
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Last updated: August 2, 2018
First submittedMarch 2, 2017
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km
country
miles
0
Indonesia
0
461
Australia
286
1506
Papua New Guinea
936
1538
Philippines
956
1594
Malaysia
990
1620
Palau
1006
1813
Brunei
1127
2176
Micronesia
1352
2516
Singapore
1563
2899
Vietnam
1802
km
country
miles
2979
Thailand
1851
2988
Cambodia
1857
3109
Solomon Islands
1932
3227
Laos
2005
3433
China
2133
3436
Taiwan
2135
3549
Myanmar
2205
3624
Japan
2252
3796
India
2359
4319
Vanuatu
2684
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Level 74
Mar 2, 2017
Nearest miss: Nauru
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Level 66
Mar 2, 2017
So if Timor-Leste's name is the same in every language, and is one of three countries to do so, out of curiousity what are the other two? (I could be wrong but I think Côte d'Ivoire is one of them).
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Level 74
Mar 2, 2017
Yes, Côte d'Ivoire and Cabo Verde.
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Level 81
Mar 3, 2017
Is anyone stupid enough to care about these government mandates?
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Level 74
Mar 4, 2017
How is it "stupid" to respect the name a country gives itself?