What is capital city of Brunei?

What is capital city of Brunei?

Bandar Seri Begawan

Bandar Seri Begawan, formerly (until 1970) Brunei Town, capital of Brunei. The city lies along the Brunei River near its mouth on Brunei Bay, an inlet of the South China Sea on the northern coast of the island of Borneo.

Which city is Brunei?

listen)) (formerly known as Brunei Town; Malay: بندر بروني) is the capital and largest city of Brunei. It is officially governed as a municipality (Malay: bandaran)….Bandar Seri Begawan.

Bandar Seri Begawan Bandar Brunei (Malay) بندر سري بڬاوان (Jawi) Bandar Brunei
• Density 1,003/km2 (2,600/sq mi)
• Urban 279,924

Is Brunei a country or state?

Brunei, independent Islamic sultanate on the northern coast of the island of Borneo in Southeast Asia. It is bounded to the north by the South China Sea and on all other sides by the East Malaysian state of Sarawak, which also divides the state into two disconnected segments of unequal size.

Is Brunei a safe country?

OVERALL RISK : LOW. Brunei is considered to be the safest destination for tourists in Southeast Asia with supper small crime rates, besides theft, but still, one is advised to use their common sense for not getting into trouble.

Can you drink alcohol in Brunei?

Brunei’s strict sharia law bans the sale of alcohol. But it’s not all bad news for drinkers: Non-Muslims over the age of 17 have a generous duty free allowance. Tourists can drink alcohol in hotel rooms or private residences as long as they’re not intoxicated in public.

Can I smoke in Brunei?

Smoking is prohibited in virtually all enclosed public places and workplaces, on sidewalks near business premises and within a six-meter radius of smoke free buildings. Smoking is also prohibited on all means of public transport except on trains and watercraft.

Is English spoken in Brunei?

English is widely used as a business and official language and it is spoken by a majority of the population in Brunei, though some people have only a rudimentary knowledge of the language. The language of the courts is mainly English, though, just as in Malaysia, code-switching between English and Malay is common.