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Brunei

Official English Name: Nation of Brunei, Abode of Peace

Official Local Name(s): Negara Brunei Darussalam (Malay),  نڬارا بروني دارالسلام (Jawi)

Common English Name: Brunei

Capital: Bandar Seri Begawan

REGION
Southeastern Asia
NEIGHBORING COUNTRIES
Malaysia (South, East and North)
NEIGHBORING BODIES OF WATER
South China Sea (North)
TOTAL AREA
5,765 km2 (91.3% land, 8.7% water)
TOTAL LAND BOUNDARIES
266 km
TOTAL COASTLINE
161 km
CLIMATE
Tropical
TERRAIN
Flat coastal plain
Mountains in the east
Hills in the west
HIGHEST POINT
Bukit Pagon (1,850 m)
LOWEST POINT
Sea Level
NATURAL RESOURCES
Petroleum
Natural gas
Timber
NATURAL DISASTERS
Typhoons
Earthquakes
Flooding
DEMONYM
Bruneian
LARGEST ETHNIC GROUPS
Malay (65.7%)
Chinese (10.3%)
Indigenous (3.4%)
Filipino
European
OFFICIAL LANGUAGE(S)
Malay (Jawi)
OTHER MAJOR LANGUAGE(S)
English
Chinese
LARGEST RELIGIOUS GROUPS
Muslim (78.8%)
Christian (8.7%)
Buddhist (7.8%)
POPULATION
436,620
LARGEST CITY
Bandar Seri Begawan (241,000)
GOVERNMENT TYPE
Constitutional sultanate
HEAD OF STATE AND GOVERNMENT
Sultan and Prime Minister Hassanal Bolkiah
ADMINISTRATIVE DIVISIONS
4 Districts
INDEPENDENCE GAINED
1 January 1984 (from the United Kingdom)
NATIONAL SYMBOL
Royal parasol
NATIONAL ANTHEM
Allah Peliharakan Sultan
GDP PER CAPITA
$79,500 (USD)
CURRENCY
$ (Brunei Dollar)
EXCHANGE RATE
$1 (USD) = $1.39 (BND)
INTERNET COUNTRY CODE
.bn
TELEPHONE COUNTRY CODE
+673

The right hand is used for eating and consuming food among Bruneians.

Pointing is done with the thumb. Pointing with your index finger is considered rude and disrespectful.

https://www.cia.gov/library/publications/the-world-factbook/geos/bx.html (Majority of information)

Wolfram|Alpha (Currency exchange data)

Information accurate to best of ability as of 28 October 2016