BRUNEI


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Emblem

Territory
5,765 km2 (164th)

Capital
Bandar Seri Begawan

Language
Malay

Motto
'Always in service with God's guidance'

National Flower
Simpoh Ayer (Dillenia suffruticosa)

National Animal
White-bellied sea eagle (Haliaeetus leucogaster)

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Brunei Flag

Brunei, formally the Nation of Brunei, the Abode of Peace, is a nation situated on the north bank of the island of Borneo in Southeast Asia. Aside from its coastline with the South China Sea, the sovereign state is totally encompassed by the Malaysian province of Sarawak. It is isolated into two sections by the Sarawak area of Limbang. Brunei is the main sovereign state totally on the island of Borneo; the rest of the island's domain is partitioned between the countries of Malaysia and Indonesia. At the pinnacle of the Bruneian Empire, Sultan Bolkiah (ruled 1485– 1528) is asserted to have had authority over most areas of Borneo, including cutting edge Sarawak and Sabah, just as the Sulu Archipelago off the upper east tip of Borneo, Seludong (current Manila), and the islands off the northwest tip of Borneo. The sea state was visited by Spain's Magellan Expedition in 1521 and battled against Spain in the 1578 Castilian War. Amid the nineteenth century, the Bruneian Empire started to decay. The Sultanate surrendered Sarawak (Kuching) to James Brooke and introduced him as the White Rajah, and it surrendered Sabah to the British North Borneo Chartered Company. In 1888, Brunei turned into a British ensured state and was alloted a British occupant as pilgrim supervisor in 1906. After the Japanese occupation amid World War II, in 1959 another constitution was composed. In 1962, a little furnished defiance to the government was finished with the assistance of the British. Brunei picked up its autonomy from the United Kingdom on 1 January 1984.


Emblem


Brunei Emblem

Territory


Brunei Map

5,765 km2 (164th)


Capital


Brunei Capital

Bandar Seri Begawan

Bandar Seri Begawan (some time ago known as Brunei Town) is the capital city of the Sultanate of Brunei. It is formally administered as a region. The first name for this city was "Bandar Brunei" or "Brunei Town" in English. In 1967, Sultan Omar Ali Saifuddien III resigned for his oldest child, Hassanal Bolkiah and took the title of "Seri Begawan". Omar was then made the protection serve and on 5 October 1970, the city was renamed to respect him.


Languague


Brunei Languague

Malay



Motto


Brunei Motto

'Always in service with God's guidance'



National Flower


Brunei National Flower

Simpoh Ayer (Dillenia suffruticosa)

Dillenia suffruticosa (simpoh ayer) is a types of Dillenia found in tropical South East Asia in optional timberland and swampy ground. It is an enormous, evergreen bush to 6 meters high. It blooms constantly with yellow blossoms 10 to 12 cm wide. Dillenia suffruticosa is the national bloom of Brunei, and can be found wherever the nation over. Dillena suffruticosa is portrayed to be a 6– 10 meters in length bush, with exchange leaf design, basic, penni-veined, petiole winged along the entire stalk, sharp edge like 12-40x6-12 cm leaves, and an eudicot plant. The blossoms are huge, 10– 13 cm wide, they are yellow in shading and scentless. They are found on long stalks and face downwards and the plant doesn't create nectar. The blossom sprouts day by day at around 3am and is completely sprouted one hour before dawn. The plant is found in tropical South East Asia in optional woodland and swampy grounds that are undisturbed timberland, for example, riversides up to 700 m height.


National Animal


Brunei National Animal

White-bellied sea eagle (Haliaeetus leucogaster)

The white-bellied sea eagle (Haliaeetus leucogaster), otherwise called the white-breasted sea eagle, is a huge diurnal winged creature of prey in the family Accipitridae. A particular fowl, the grown-up white-bellied sea eagle has a white head, bosom, under-wing coverts and tail. The upper parts are dark and the dark under-wing flight feathers appear differently in relation to the white coverts. The tail is short and wedge-formed as in all Haliaeetus species. In the same way as other raptors, the female is somewhat bigger than the male, and can make the grade regarding 90 cm (35 in) long with a wingspan of up to 2.2 m (7.2 ft), and weigh 4.5 kg (9.9 lb). Juvenile flying creatures have dark colored plumage, which is steadily supplanted by white until the age of five or six years. The call is a boisterous goose-like blaring.


Demonym(s)

Bruneian

Population

417,200
(2015 estimate)

Currency

Brunei dollar (BND)

Time Zone

UTC+8

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