Asia

Brunei

Country

Capital - The capital of Brunei is Bandar Seri Begawan. Approximately 30 000 people live in the capital city.



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Geography

Climate - The average temperature of Brunei is 24 to 30 degrees celsius. The hottest months of the year are March and April. Brunei has lots of rainfall a day.

Land Size - The land size of Brunei is 5770 km squared. The capital city's land size is 100.4 km squared



People

Population - Brunei has approximately 400 000 people.

Religion - The main religion of Brunei is Islam. 67% of Brunei is Islam. 13% is Buddhism. 10% is Christianity and the other 10% is Other religion including Indigenous religions.

Language - Most people of Brunei speak Malay.

Beliefs - Since Islam is the most popular religion in Brunei, there are Islamic laws in government such as no drug shops in certain places.


Historical Highlights

Brunei was ruled by England from 1888 to the start of World War II. It became under the rule of Japan during the 2nd World War, but Australia freed Brunei from the clutches of Japan in 1945. Brunei became independent in 1984.

Economy

1 Brunei Dollar equals to 84 cents of an Australian Dollar. 1 American Dollar equals to 1 dollar and 52 cents in Brunei.

Education

There are schools all over Brunei, both primary and secondary.

Some of the schools are: St George's School, St Margaret's School and Brunei International School. One of the most popular universities in Brunei is Masters Degree.

Health

A check up in Brunei at a hospital or medical centre costs 1 Brunei Dollar. The largest hospital in Brunei is Raja Isteri Pengiran Anak Saleha Hospital. Most of the people in Brunei are in good health condition.

Living Conditions

The weather in Brunei is normally hot and humid. It normally every day. If you are found importing drugs into another country, you'll sentenced to death.


Natural Resources

Some of the natural resources of Brunei are gold, titanium, copper, iron and manganese.


Environmental Issues

Some of the environmental issues in Brunei are dumping of rubbish in forests, setting of forest fires, littering on the beaches, destruction of mangroves and littering in the Brunei River.