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Kemak people

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Kemak people

Kemak people
Kemak people at the market in Atsabe, East Timor, circa 1968-1970.
Total population
Regions with significant populations
Timor Island:
Timor-Leste (68,800)[2]
West Timor, Indonesia (10,800)[3]
Kemak language
Christianity (94% in Timor-Leste, 90% in Indonesia), Folk religion (6% in Timor-Leste, 10% in Indonesia)

The Kemak (Portuguese: Quémaque, also known as Ema) are an ethnic group numbering 80,000 in north-central Timor island. They primarily live in the district of Bobonaro, East Timor, while the rest live in the East Nusa Tenggara province of Indonesia.

The Kemak speak the Kemak language.


  1. ^ "Kemak people". PeopleGroups. Retrieved 2014-09-17. 
  2. ^ "Kemak people in East Timor".  
  3. ^ "Kemak people in Indonesia".  

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