Bandar Seri Begawan is the official name of Brunei’s capital. Since the
country is a small one, it can be toured in just a day time!
Impressive is the Omar Saifuddin Mosque, a religious institution, not to forget the free Royal Treasures Museum, for gold lovers, where the sultan's coronation regalia and many other gifts His Majesty has been offered to, can be enjoyed! Interesting is Kampung Ayer, a water village.
The Jerudong Playground, one of Brunei's main attractions is in a suburband the taxi back to the hotel is really expensive.
Brunei, north-west of Borneo, bordering with the Malaysian State of Sarawak and with a coastline along the shore of the South China Sea, covers a total area of 5,765 km2.
The four districts it consists of are:
Bandar Seri Begawan, capital is the most densily populated are as well as the
main administrative centre.
The land is mostly covered by tropical rain forest.
Brunei is a Malay Islamic Monarchy with its own traditions and cultural identity. Brunei-Muara, the smallest of Brunei's districtsis the most important, populous and bustling district because Bandar Seri Begawan, seat of the government, is here. The population is about 280,000 people of which Malays represent 70%, but there are also Chinese, Indians and other communities. Malay is the official language, but English is properly known and used in both business commerce.
Climate is equatorial with both rainfall and humidity and minimal seasonal variations. Average temperature is 28°.
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