National Symbols of Brunei

Brunei is a country in Asia. It shares borders with the following countries: Malaysia, . The capital of Brunei is Bandar Seri Begawan.

The official language is Malay and the Brunei Dollar is the currency of the Brunei. The domain is .bn and the country code is +673.

National day is celebrated on 23 Feb 1984. Every country in the world has national symbols including national animal, national flower, motto, etc and Brunei is no exception.

In Brunei, Not Declared is considered as a national sport, and it is a passion of many Bruneian people. No official National drink is not only a traditional drink, but one of the national drink of Brunei. As poetry is a highly appreciated art, many poets like Sir Muda Omar Ali Saifuddin represent a national Bruneian symbol.

The country was founded by Awang Alak Betatar. and Hassanal Bolkiah (Sultan) is the Prime Minister.

In Brunei the power plugs and sockets are of type G. The standard voltage is 240 V and the frequency is 50 Hz.

The Bruneian national anthem was written by Pengiran Haji Mohamed Yusuf bin Abdul Rahim and composed by Besar bin Sagap.

Country information

Former name(s) Barunai
Official name(s) Brunei Darussalam
Alternative name(s) Nation of Brunei, the Abode of Peace (official, English)
Regional location Southeastern Asia, bordering the South China Sea and Malaysia
Country name etymology Full name of Brunei is Brunei Darussalam, Darussalam is in Arabic which mean "Abode of Peace"
Climate Tropical; hot, humid, rainy
Terrain Flat coastal plain rises to mountains in east; hilly lowland in west
Population 437,479
National Day 23 Feb 1984
Language(s) Malay
Religion Islam, Christianity & Buddhism
Country code +673
Literacy rate 96.1%
Currency Brunei Dollar
Capital city Bandar Seri Begawan
Domain(TLD) .bn
Ethnicity Malays & Chinese
Head of government Prime Minister
Nationality Bruneian
Driving side Drive on the Left-hand side
Date format dd/mm/yyyy
Total area 5,765 km2 (2,226 sq mi)
Timezone UTC+8 (Brunei Darussalam Time)
Average elevation 478 m (1,568 ft)
Coastline 161 Km
Mains electricity 240 V
Emergency telephone numbers Emergency Telephone Numbers

Coat of arms

Flag map of Brunei

Flag map of Brunei

Motto of Brunei

الدائمون المحسنون بالهدى - "Always in service with God's guidance"

National animal of Brunei

The National animal of Brunei is Sea Eagle

National Animal of Brunei - Sea Eagle

National flower of Brunei

The National flower of Brunei is Simpor. Botanical name is Dillenia Suffruticosa.

National flower of Brunei - Simpor

National bird of Brunei

The National bird of Brunei is Sea Eagle

National bird of Brunei - Sea Eagle

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Bruneian Proverbs - Popular quotes, proverbs and sayings.

A single egg, a village in uproar.

Afraid to live, unwilling to die.

In a jungle with no lions, the blind monkey is king.

Where there is grass, there are grasshoppers.

Do not blame an uneven floor if you do not know how to dance.

If you pinch your right thigh, your left thigh will feel it too.

When elephants clash, the mousedeer dies in between

When hearts fall out of favour, honey tastes like vinegar.

Do not think there are no crocodiles in still water.

Like the owl that misses the moon, a man wishes for the impossible.

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