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Located in the capital city Bandar Seri Begawan is the Kampong Tamoi Mosque

The Masjid is located in Tamoimukimin the Brunei-Muara district of Brunei to the West of the Sultan Omar Ali Saifuddien Mosque, overlooking Kampung Ayer. It serves as the main Masjid for the residents of the Kampong Ayer (Water Village).

Jame'Asr Hassanil Bolkiah Mosque is a magnificent Masjid built to commemorate the 25th anniversary of the current Sultan of Brunei in 1994 (Sultan Haji Hassanal Bolkiah Mu'izzaddin Waddaulah). It is the largest in Brunei and one of the grandest in the region. With its golden domes, it is the centerpiece of Brunei's Islamic heritage.

It is located in a huge complex with beautifully kept gardens. Inside the Masjid, it is intricately decorated.

No cameras are allowed inside the mosque.

Sultan Omar Ali Saifuddin Masjid in Bandar Seri Begawan, the capital of Brunei

The Sultan Omar Ali Saifuddin Masjid is a majestic masjid in the capital city of Bandar Seri Begawan. The masjid is named after Omar Ali Saifuddien III, the father of current Sultan Hassanil Bolkiah, and symbolizes the Islamic faith in Brunei. A conspicuous structure in the skyline of the city, it was constructed in 1958. 

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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