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Where is Brunei Darussalam?

map showing the location of Brunei Darussalam

Located in the continent of Asia, Brunei Darussalam covers 5,265 square kilometers of land and 500 square kilometers of water, making it the 174th largest nation in the world with a total area of 5,765 square kilometers.

Brunei Darussalam became an independent state in 1984, after gaining its sovereignty from The United Kingdom. The population of Brunei Darussalam is 408,786 (2012) and the nation has a density of 78 people per square kilometer.

The currency of Brunei Darussalam is the Brunei Dollar (BND). As well, the people of Brunei Darussalam are refered to as Bruneian.

The dialing code for the country is 673 and the top level internet domain for Bruneian sites is .bn.

Brunei Darussalam shares land borders with only one country, Malaysia.

To learn more, visit our detailed Brunei Darussalam section.

Quick facts

Population 408,786
Density 77.6 / km2 ( 201.1 / mi2 )
Languages English, Malay (macrolanguage)
Independence Year 1984
Capital Bandar Seri Begawan (Brunei and Muara)
Currency Brunei Dollar
GDP 17,256,754,269 (2014 data)
GDP per Capita 42,215 (2014 data)
Land Area 5,265 km2 (2,033 mi2)
Water Area 500 km2 (193 mi2)
Neighbouring Country Malaysia
Minimum Longitude 114.075
Maximum Longitude 115.140
Mininum Latitude 3.995
Maximum Latitude 5.060

What is the capital of Brunei Darussalam?

map showing the location of Brunei Darussalam
Location of Bandar Seri Begawan on a map.

Bandar Seri Begawan is the capital city of Brunei Darussalam. It has a population of 64,409, and is located on a latitue of 4.94 and longitude of 114.95.

Quick Facts About Bandar Seri Begawan, the Capital Of Brunei Darussalam

City Bandar Seri Begawan
Country Brunei Darussalam
Population 64,409
Longitude 114.94806000
Latitude 4.94029000
Elevation 16 meters over sea level

Most popular cities in Brunei Darussalam

Rank City Population
#1Bandar Seri Begawan64,409

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This page was last updated on October 2, 2015.