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Physical Map of Brunei showing relief, major rivers, national park, South China Sea, bordering countries, major cities and towns, etc. Brunei Area Map

Brunei is a small country that covers an area of 5,765 sq. km (2,226 sq mi) on the island of Borneo. It has a 161 km (100 mi) coastline along the South China Sea. It can be seen on the map above that Brunei is divided into two non-contiguous territories that are separated by the Malaysian State of Sarawak. 

As observed on the physical map of Brunei above, the country is mostly low-lying. The flat coastal plain of the country gradually slopes upwards to mountains in the east and undulating lowlands in the west.

The highest point of the country is Bukit Pagon at 6,069 ft. (1,850 m) along the border with Malaysia in the eastern mountainous region. It has been marked on the map by a yellow upright triangle.

Numerous rivers drain the land, including the Belait, Pandaruan, and Tutong. Subsequently, the coastal areas along the South China Sea are a wide swampy plain.

The lowest point in Brunei is the South China Sea at 0 m.

Districts of Brunei Map

Political Map of Brunei showing the 4 districts of Brunei, important urban centres and the national capital of Bander Seri Begawan.

Brunei Darussalam (officially, Nation of Brunei) is divided into 4 districts. In alphabetical order, these districts are: Belait, Brunei dan Muara, Temburong and Tutong. These districts are further divided into 38 sub-districts and several smaller subdivisions of villages (kampong) and municipalities (bandaran). 

Located in the north eastern part of the country, on the Northern banks of Brunei River, is Bander Seri Begawan – the capital and largest city of Brunei. About two-thirds of the country’s population is found in the capital city

Where is Brunei Darussalam?

Map showing location of Brunei Darussalam in the world. arctic ocean pacific ocean indian ocean australia oceania tropic of capricorn tropic of cancer arctic circle equator africa europe black sea caspian aral sea red sea gulf of aden bay of bengal arabian sea middle east mediterranean sea asia

The country of Brunei is located along the northern coast of the Borneo Island in Southeast Asia. It is situated both in the Northern and Eastern hemispheres of the Earth. Brunei is bordered by the South China Sea in the north and on all other sides by Malaysia. Brunei is divided into two non-contiguous parts by a portion of the Malaysian State of Sarawak. Brunei shares its maritime borders with China and Malaysia. 

Brunei Darussalam Bordering Countries: Malaysia.

Regional Maps: Map of Asia

Outline Map of Brunei Darussalam

Blank Outline Map of Brunei

The above map represents Brunei in Southeast Asia. The Malaysian State of Sarawak divides the country into two non-contiguous parts that are located on the northern coast of the island of Borneo. The map can be downloaded, printed, and then used for coloring or map-pointing activities.

Outline Map of Brunei

The above map shows the country of Brunei located in the island of Borneo. The two parts represent the two non-contiguous territories of the country separated by the Malaysian State of Sarawak.

Key Facts

Legal Name Brunei Darussalam
Capital City Bandar Seri Begawan
4 53 N, 114 56 E
Independence 1 January 1984 (from the UK)


Total Area 5,765.00 km2
Land Area 5,265.00 km2
Water Area 500.00 km2
Total Border 266.0 km
Coastline 161.0 km
Bordering Countries Malaysia 266 km
Climate Tropical; hot, humid, rainy
Coordinates 4 30 N, 114 40 E
Mean Elevation 478 m
Lowest Elevation 0 m
South China Sea
Highest Elevation 1,850 m
Bukit Pagon


Population 433,285
Ethnic Groups Malay 65.7%, Chinese 10.3%, other 24% (2016 est.)
Languages Malay (Bahasa Melayu) (official), English, Chinese dialects
Religions Muslim (official) 78.8%, Christian 8.7%, Buddhist 7.8%, other (includes indigenous beliefs) 4.7% (2011 est.)


Currency Bruneian dollars (BND)
GDP $13.47 Billion
GDP Per Capita $31,086.75
Exports Mineral fuels, organic chemicals

This page was last updated on November 9, 2020

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