main township in Aileu Municipality

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Aileu is the main township in Aileu District, East Timor. It is located 47 km southwest of Dili, the national capital, and had a population of 2,788 in 2015. In Portuguese Timor, the city was known as Vila General Carmona, after the Portuguese dictator António Óscar Carmona, but after World War II it was renamed.