Brunei at a Glance

Brunei Darus­salam is one of the small­est coun­tries in the world and also one of the wealth­i­est, with a qual­ity of life that is hard to match. We present an in­tro­duc­tion to the ac­claimed Venice of the East

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South­east Asia, off the north­ern coast of the is­land of Bor­neo

Brunei Darus­salam Ban­dar Seri Be­gawan

Bri­tish pro­tec­torate since 1888; gained in­de­pen­dence in 1984

Mem­ber of ASEAN

WHERE OF­FI­CIAL NAME CAP­I­TAL CITY HIS­TORY MEM­BER­SHIP

ABOVE Brunei’s na­tional flower, the sim­por

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The Sul­tan of Brunei greets his peo­ple dur­ing the cel­e­bra­tion of his 71st birth­day, in July 2017

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The iconic city on the wa­ter in Kam­pong Ayer, Brunei Sit­u­ated in the cap­i­tal city of Ban­dar Seri Be­gawan Named af­ter Omar Ali Sai­fud­dien III, the 28th Sul­tan of Brunei, who ini­ti­ated its con­struc­tion Mean­ing “The Light of the Faith Palace”, it is the of­fi­cial res­i­dence of the Sul­tan of Brunei and the seat of the Brunei govern­ment Re­garded as the world’s largest res­i­den­tial palace • • Great di­ver­sity of an­i­mals, in­clud­ing pro­boscis mon­keys, sun bears, sam­bar deer, pan­golins and bats No­table birds in­clude ar­gus pheas­ants and horn­bills About three­fifths of the coun­try is cov­ered by vir­gin trop­i­cal rain­for­est

Omar Ali Sai­fud­dien Mosque Is­tana Nu­rul Iman Ulu Tem­burong Na­tional Park

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