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  • Brunei overview

    Brunei is truly a Halal Friendly destination. Alcohol free environment, easy availability of Halal food, peaceful with rich Islamic traditions and unspoiled nature with 70% of Brunei covered by primary rainforest.

  • Brunei's Water Taxi

    Brunei's water taxi links the Bandar Seri Begawan's waterfront to the wonderful water village of Kampung Ayer These water taxis ply along the Brunei River and can easily be hailed from different docking points along the river banks. You should be prepared to negotiate on the fares. The water taxis resemble…
  • Bandar Seri Begawan Overview

    Bandar Seri Begawan, or popularly called as BSB, is the capital of Brunei The city was referred to as the Brunei Town for a long time until 1975. The city seems like an extension of Malaysia. The city is the center of attraction of Brunei and it is where travellers spend…
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Brunei Info

ADMINISTRATIVE CAPITAL / COMMERCIAL: Bandar Seri Begawan

GEOGRAPHY

Brunei is a Southeast Asian Counrty, situated in the border of South China Sea and Malaysia with a total area of 5,765 square kilometres. It has 161 kilometres of coastline next to the South China Sea.

DEMOGRAPHY

A population of close to 400,000. Muslims account for about 64% of the population

CLIMATE

Tropical and warm. The average temperature will range from 24 °C (82.4 °F) to nearly 36 °C (87.8 °F) in the dry season. The rainy season is generally warm and wet with a temperature of 20 °C to 28 °C (68 °F to 82.4 °F).

LANGUAGES SPOKEN

Melayu Brunei (Brunei Malay) is the official languages. English and Chinese is widely used as well.

LOCAL TIME

GMT+8 hrs throughout the year

BUSINESS HOURS 

Government Offices: 8 AM to 4:30 PM
General Office Hours: 8 AM to 5 PM

HOLIDAYS

Independence Day: February 23rd
New Year's Day: January 1st
Christmas Day: December 25th

Muslim Festivals (based on the lunar calandar):
Id-ul-Fitr
Id-ul-Adha
Milad-un-Nabi
Muharram 1st (Islamic New Year)

CURRENCY

Ringgit Brunei / Brunei Dollar

IMPORTANT PHONE NUMBERS

Police/ Emergencies: 993
Medical: 991
Fire: 995

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