I have updated the populations using the latest government estimates.
|Short name||BRUNEI DARUSSALAM|
|Capital||Bandar Seri Begawan|
The Sultanate of Brunei was a British protectorate at the beginning of the 20th century. It became independent on 1983-12-31.
Possibly from Sanskrit bhumi: land
Brunei is divided into four daerah-daerah (sing. daerah: districts).
|Brunei and Muara||290,100||570||220||Bandar Seri Begawan|
Brunei Darussalam uses postal codes (poskod) in the format "
aannnn", where the
a's represent letters and the
n's are digits. The first letter determines the district, and the second letter determines the mukim, where the address is
See the Mukims of Brunei Darussalam page.
Temburong is separated from the rest of Brunei by part of Sarawak (Malaysia) and Brunei Bay. However, the bay is only about 10 km. wide, and Brunei claims a 12-mile limit. Therefore, it's possible to go from Temburong to the rest of Brunei without leaving the country's territorial waters. Brunei and Muara contains the island of Pulau Muara Besar.
1970-10-05: Name of national capital changed from Brunei to Bandar Seri Begawan.
Brunei and Muara: Brunei-Muara (variant)
|Brunei and Muara||18,531||72,800||114,231||170,107||230,030||290,100|
Total population at the census of 1960-08-09 was 83,877.
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