About Brunei

Welcome to the Abode of Peace

Brunei Darussalam is a peaceful sultanate with a long history steeped in a rich culture. It is famed for its luxurious rainforest which is teeming with colourful flora and fauna. The country is a perfect blend of the heritage it has preserved and the modern world it has evolved into.

See for yourself the vibrant colours of Kampong Ayer and the pristine rainforests of Temburong. Experience Brunei Darussalam’s tranquil lifestyle and friendly people. Discover the wonders and sights of this serene country in the heart of Borneo.

The capital city of Brunei Darussalam is Bandar Seri Begawan, affectionately referred to as ‘Bandar’ by the locals. It hosts some of the Brunei-Muara District’s most prominent tourist attractions like the Omar ‘Ali Saifuddien Mosque and Kampong Ayer! The city lies along the Brunei River and you can spend an entire day walking around and exploring its charms and historical marvels.


Bahasa Melayu (Malay) is the official language

English is the language of business and is widely spoken at all levels.

Mandarin, Chinese dialects and native Borneo languages are also spoken by segments of the population.


The country’s official religion is Islam.


Sunny with a chance of showers would be the best way to describe the weather in Brunei.


Clear, blue skies are a daily phenomenon, but do take note that the wettest months are from October to January and from May to July.

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