Brunei Darussalam

Brunei otherwise known as Brunei Darussalam meaning Abode of Peace consists of two unconnected parts, bordering the South China Sea and Malaysia.

Abound in natural and scenic beauty, this little country is a major tourist attraction with a whole lot of aesthetic and native traits to offer including the Rainforest at Temburong, various Museums and Mosques, The Nurul Iman Palace, beaches and the Royal Regalia Building.

Its main exports are Crude oil, liquefied natural gas and petroleum products.

About Brunei Darussalam

Country flag
Short Name
BRU
Capital
Darussalam
Language
Malay
Population
381,371
Area
5,765 km²
Calling Code
+673

National Olympic Committee

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NATIONAL OLYMPIC COMMITTEE
Brunei Darussalam National Olympic Council
Recognition Year
1984
Address
P.O. Box 2008,Bandar Seri Begawan BS 8674, Bandar Seri Begawan, BB4313.

Sports

Football is the one of the most popular sports in Brunei. The Brunei National Team won the Malaysia Cup '99.

Other sports include silat, martial arts, badminton, polo and sepaktakraw, a sport played with a rattan ball and gasing.

The local martial arts in Brunei is called "Silat Suffian Bela Diri".

Climate

Brunei’s climate is governed by the equatorial monsoon winds it has a tropical equatorial climate with high rainfall and warm temperature all year round. Monsoon winds influence the climatic variations.

The annual rainfall is generally high. The total rainfall was 2,917 mm in 1997, 3,295 mm in 1995. The two rainy seasons are from September to January, with December as the wettest; and May to June.

Virtually a drought period is February to April. Due to unstable climatic influences, well-defined seasons have not been outlined.

Brunei is not directly in the path of tropical storms, cyclones and typhoons that pass through the South China Sea. Yet, it is heavily affected by tides.

Religion

Muslim,Buddhist and other.

Culture

The culture of Brunei is very similar to the Malay cultures. 

The culture is also influenced by the demographics of the country: two-thirds of the population is Malay.

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