Brunei profile

Two Brunei women cross a wooden bridge Brunei's population is two-thirds Malay with a sizeable Chinese minority
  • Full name: Brunei Darussalam
  • Population: 413,000 (UN, 2012)
  • Capital: Bandar Seri Begawan
  • Area: 5,765 sq km (2,226 sq miles)
  • Major languages: Malay, English, Chinese
  • Major religions: Islam, Buddhism, Christianity
  • Life expectancy: 76 years (men), 81 years (women) (UN)
  • Monetary unit: 1 Bruneian dollar = 100 cents
  • Main exports: Crude oil, liquefied natural gas, petroleum products
  • GNI per capita: High income: $31,800 (World Bank, 2009)
  • Internet domain: .bn
  • International dialling code: +673

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