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Brunei is a country located in Southeast Asia, on the northern coast of the island of Borneo.

Capital : Bandar Seri Begawan
Language :  Bahasa Melayu
Currency :  Brunei dollar
Population : 411 900
Area : 5 765 km2

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Brunei facts
Facts automatically translated into English from the poznajnieznane.pl page. I'm sorry for all the mistakes.

1. The national top-level domain is .bn . There are over 1,320 websites with this extension.

2. The most popular pages with the extension .bn are google.com.bn, bt.com.bn and shopping.com.bn.

3. Sultan Hassanal Bolkiah, in office since 1967, has assets estimated at over $ 40 billion.

4. In this country there are more than 3 029 km of paved roads (0.005% of all roads in the world).

5. There is only one airport in this country.

6. In this country there are about 13 km of railway tracks.

7. Full name of the country – Brunei Darussalam.

8. The average annual temperature is 27-28 ° C.

9. The name of the state comes from the Brunei River, at the mouth of which the Sultanate was founded.


Geography in Brunei

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1. The country is 54 times smaller than Poland.

2. The highest peak is Pagonprick, 1 850 m above sea level.

3. Brunei borders with such countries as: Malaysia 381 km.

4. The longest river is Belait.

5. There are 114 km2 of agricultural land in Brunei (2% of the country’s area).

6. The highest situated town in the country is Rumah Supon.

7. 2740 km2 of the country is covered by forests (52%)

62. The nearest capital in a straight line from Bandar Seri Begawan is Manila (Philippines) – 1265 km.

63. The furthest capital city in a straight line from Bandar Seri Begawan is La Paz (Bolivia) – 18681 km.


Finance in Brunei

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1. The amount of income tax in Brunei is 20%.

2. In this country, the amount of income tax for natural persons is 0%, and for companies 20% (2018).

3. The tax on goods and services is 0% (2018).

4. The level of inflation in 2018 is -0.1%.

5. Gross domestic product (GDP) …
– in 2015 it is $ 17,536,000,000 (PLN 75,054,080,000) ,
– in 2018 it is $ 12,130,000,000 (PLN 51 916 400 000).

6. Internal debt at the beginning of …
2015 was 2.6% of GDP, which is about: $ 455 936 000 (PLN 1 951 406 080),
2018 year was 2.8% GDP, i.e. around: $ 339 640 000 (PLN 1 453 659 200). To pay it back, each citizen would have to give about $ 825 (PLN 3,529).

7. At the beginning of 2014 , foreign debt was around: $ 3,576,000,000 .

8. The country has over $3,649,000,000 in foreign exchange reserves (0.031% of foreign currency reserves of all countries in the world).


Law in Brunei

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1. The permissible blood alcohol content of a person driving a car is 0.8 per mille.

2. Drug trafficking is punishable by death.

3. The built-up speed limit is 50 km / h.

4. In addition to built-up areas, the speed limit on the normal road is 80 km / h, and on highways 100 km / h.

5. In this country there is left-hand traffic.

6. In this country there is no minimum wage.

7. In this country, the amount of income tax for natural persons is 0%, and for companies 20% (2018).

8. The tax on goods and services is 0% (2018).

9. Although there is a ban on drinking alcohol in public places in Brunei, non-Muslims can bring 2 liters of alcohol into this country.

10. There is no VAT tax in this country.


Education in Brunei

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1. In this country, compulsory education lasts 9 years.

2. The beginning of education begins at the age of 6.

3. The average IQ level is 91.

4. The main prize in the Koran reading competition is the monthly monthly salary of $2,000 Brunei.

5. Healthcare and education is free.

6. In this country there are 3.6% of people above 15 years of age who can not read or write (approximately 14,828 people).


Work in Brunei

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1. In this country there is no minimum wage.

2. The amount of income tax in Brunei is 20%.

3. The unemployment rate in 2018 is 7.1% .

4. In this country, the amount of income tax for natural persons is 0%, and for companies 20% (2018).

5. The work week is 48 hours.


Best in Brunei

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1. Sultan Brunei Hassanal Bolkiah “earns” over $200 million a month. He is one of the richest people in the world.

2. The highest peak is Pagonprick, 1 850 m above sea level.

3. The longest river is Belait.

4. The highest situated town in the country is Rumah Supon.

5. The lowest temperature: 18.4 °C was measured at Bandar Seri Begawan.

6. The highest temperature: 38.3 °C was measured in Bandar Seri Begawan.


Society in Brunei

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1. In Brunei, an average adult consumes about 2.1 liters of pure alcohol a year.

2. In 2010, 27 people died as a result of traffic accidents.

3. The average IQ level is 91.

4. On average, a woman gives birth to 1.8 children.

5. In this country over 318,000 (2015) 410 836 (2018) people have access to the internet ( about 100% of the population).

6. Around 270,000 (2015) 350,000 (2018) accounts on Facebook.

7. The population density is 66 people / km2.

8. The main religion is Islam, 65%.

10. The average age people living in this country is 29.6 years old.

11. The country is around:
98,000 people (23.82%) in the age range 0-14 years.
296,000 people (71.91%) in the 15-64 age range years.
17 600 people (4.27%) over 65 years old.

12. In this country, about 7 100 children are born each year (1.7% of the population), and about 1,400 people die (0.4% of the population).

13. 14 people out of 1000 possess firearms.

14. In this country the average adult person smokes 63 cigarettes a month.

15. The average life expectancy in this country is 77.5 years (women – 80 years and men – 75.3 years).


Symbols of Brunei

1. The national dish is ambuyat, gruel made from the inside of the sago palm tree trunk. It is served with meat and vegetables.


Customs in Brunei

1. To show something or someone, you do not use your thumb finger.


Sport in Brunei

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1. Brunei players did not play at the 2008 Summer Olympics in Beijing because they “forgot” to attend the opening ceremony.

2. The main prize in the Koran reading competition is the monthly monthly salary of $2,000 Brunei.


History of Brunei

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1. Independence from the United Kingdom obtained on January 1, 1984.

2. In this country, women have the right to vote since 1959.


Answers

What is the highest peak in Brunei?

The highest peak in Brunei is Bukit Pagon (1850 m above sea level).

answer: Marta


What is the largest river in Brunei?

The largest river in Brunei is Belait.

answer: Marta


Which countries borders Brunei?

Brunei borders with such countries as Malaysia: 381 km.

answer: Marta


What is the average age of people living in this country?

The average age of people living in this country is 29.6 years.

answer: Marta


What is the population density in Brunei?

The population density is 78 people per km2.

answer: Marta


What is the motto of this country?

Motto of the country – “Brunei State, place of peace”.

answer: Marta


What is the highest temperature recorded in this country?

The highest temperature: 38.3 ° C was measured in Bandar Seri Begawan.

answer: Marta


What is the lowest temperature recorded in this country?

The lowest temperature: 18.4 ° C was measured at Bandar Seri Begawan.

answer: Marta


With how many years can you legally buy alcohol?

In this country, alcohol consumption is illegal.

answer: Marta