Introduction

Summary

A Muslim sultanate on the north-west coast of Borneo surrounded on three sides by Sarawak.

Cities

Capital: Bandar Seri Begawan

Principal Ports

Bandar Seri Begawan, Kuala Belait, Muara, Seria, Tutong

Population

434,076

International Country Code

BN

Language(s)

Malay, Chinese, English

Religion

Muslim, Buddhism, Christian, indigenous beliefs

Literacy Rate

95.4%

Weights and Measures

Metric system

Electricity Supply

Domestic: 240V, 50Hz

International Direct Dialling Code

00 673

Time

8 hours ahead of GMT.

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