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Brunei Darussalam Facts

Brunei Darussalam's Information

Flag of Brunei Darussalam
Land Area 5,265 km2
Water Area 500 km2
Total Area 5,765km2 (#163)
Population 436,620 (#173)
Population Density 82.93/km2
Government Type Absolute Monarchy Or Sultanate (locally Known As Malay Islamic Monarchy)
GDP (PPP) $33.73 Billion
GDP Per Capita $79,700
Currency Dollar (BND)
Largest Cities
  • Name: Brunei
    (long form) Negara Brunei Darussalam
  • Capital City: Bandar Seri Begawan (140,000 pop.)
  • Brunei Population: 415,717 (2013 est.)
  • World Populations (all countries)
  • Currency: Bruneian Dollar (BND)
    (conversion rates)

    Bruneian Dollar
    One Bruneian Dollar
  • Ethnicity: Malay 66.3%, Chinese 11.2%, indigenous 3.4%, other 19.1%
  • GDP total: $21.94 billion (2012 est.)
  • GDP per capita: $50,500 (2012 est.)
  • Land Sizes
  • Language: Malay (official), English, Chinese
  • Largest Cities: (by population) Bandar Seri Begawan, Kuala Belait, Seria, Tutong, Bangar
  • Name: Translated to, "That's it!" or "There!" legend has it that Brunei's name comes from founder Awang Alak Betatar who discovered the area
  • National Day: February 23
  • Religion: Muslim (official) 67%, Buddhist 13%, Christian 10%, other 10%
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