Brunei Flag

Brunei flag
Brunei flag

The flag of Brunei is a unique and iconic symbol of the Southeast Asian nation. The flag is characterized by its bright yellow field and distinctive black and white diagonal stripes. The yellow field represents the sultan of Brunei, and the black and white stripes represent the chief ministers who serve as advisors to the sultan. The crescent on the flag symbolizes Islam, the dominant religion in Brunei, while the parasol represents the country's monarchy. The motto on the flag, “Always render service with God's guidance,” reflects the country's commitment to upholding religious values and principles.

The flag of Brunei is a source of pride for the country and its people, and it is used on a variety of occasions including national holidays, state ceremonies, and sporting events. It is a symbol of Brunei's rich history, cultural heritage, and political independence.

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Country information

Brunei is a country located on the island of Borneo, in Southeast Asia. It is bordered by Malaysia to the north and east, and has a total land area of about 2,100 square miles. Brunei has a rich history and culture, with a unique blend of Malay, Chinese, Indian, and other Southeast Asian influences.

The history of Brunei dates back to ancient times, and the country has been inhabited by a variety of different cultures over the centuries. In the 19th century, Brunei became a British protectorate, and gained its independence in 1984. Today, Brunei is a constitutional monarchy with a sultan and prime minister.

Brunei is known for its stunning natural beauty, with a varied landscape ranging from the rainforests of the Temburong District in the east to the beaches of the Brunei-Muara District in the west. The country is home to a number of protected areas, including the Ulu Temburong National Park, which is home to a variety of plant and animal species, and the Belait District, which is home to a number of historic ruins and landmarks.

The culture of Brunei is a blend of Malay, Chinese, Indian, and other Southeast Asian influences, with the official language of the country being Malay. The majority of the population is Muslim, with the largest denomination being the Shafi'i sect, but there are also significant Buddhist and Christian communities.

Independent Yes
Country codes BN, BRN (ISO 3166-1)
Official name Nation of Brunei, Abode of Peace
Official languages Malay
Religion 80.9% Sunni Islam, 7.1% Christianity, 7% Buddhist, 5% other
Capital city Bandar Seri Begawan
Continent Asia
Time zone UTC+8 (Brunei Darussalam Time)
Member of United Nations
Commonwealth of Nations
Organisation of Islamic Cooperation
Association of Southeast Asian Nations
Population 447,968 (2023)
Population density 83 per Km2 (215 people per mi2)
Urban Population 79.5 % of the population is urban (347,838 people in 2020)
Migrants (net) 0
Median age 32.3 years
Total area The total land area is 5,270 Km2 (2,035 sq. miles)
Highest point Bukit Pagon (1 850 m, 6 070 ft)
Lowest point South China Sea
GDP per capita $ 31,449 (World Bank, 2021)
Currency Brunei dollar ($, BND)
Calling code +673
Internet TLD .bn (click here to find and register domain name)
Country Wikipedia Page Brunei Wikipedia Page

Main Cities by Population in Brunei

1Bandar Seri Begawan64,409
2Kuala Belait31,178
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