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Nation of Brunei, the Abode of Peace
Negara Brunei Darussalam(Rumi)
نڬارا بروني دارالسلام(Jawi)
Motto: 
  • الدائمون المحسنون بالهدى
  • Sentiasa membuat kebajikan dengan petunjuk Allah
  • "Always in service with God's guidance"
Anthem: 

Location of  Brunei  (green)in ASEAN  (dark grey)  –  [Legend]
Location of  Brunei  (green)

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Capital
and largest city
Bandar Seri Begawan
4°53.417′N114°56.533′E / 4.890283°N 114.942217°E / 4.890283; 114.942217
Official languagesMalay[a]
RecognisedEnglish[b]
Other languages
and local dialects[2][3]
Official scripts
Ethnic groups(2004[4])
ReligionSunni Islam
DemonymBruneian
GovernmentUnitaryIslamicabsolute
monarchy
Hassanal Bolkiah
Al-Muhtadee Billah
Abdul Aziz Juned
LegislatureLegislative Council
Formation
c.1368
15th – 19th century
1888
1 January 1984
Area
• Total
5,765 km2 (2,226 sq mi) (172nd)
• Water (%)
8.6
Population
• Jul 2015[5] estimate
417,200[5] (175th)
• Density
72.11/km2 (186.8/sq mi) (134th)
GDP (PPP)2016 estimate
• Total
$33.376 billion[6] (116th)
• Per capita
$80,000[6] (5th)
GDP (nominal)2015 estimate
• Total
$13.002 billion[6] (111th)
• Per capita
$30,933[6] (25th)
HDI (2014)Increase 0.856[7]
very high · 31st
CurrencyBrunei dollar (BND)
Time zoneBrunei Darussalam Time(UTC+8)
Drives on theleft
Calling code+673[c]
ISO 3166 codeBN
Internet TLD.bn[8]
  1. ^ Under Article 82: "Official language" of the Constitution of Brunei, Malay is the official language.
  2. ^ Under Article 82: "Official language" of the Constitution of Brunei, English is used in official documents (official documents are bilingual; Malay and English).[9]
  3. ^ Also 080 from East Malaysia.
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Source: CIA World Factbook
Unless otherwise noted, information in this page is accurate as of July 9, 2017


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