Saturday, 18 April 2015

Brunei: The Abode of Peace

Brunei, officially the Nation of Brunei, is a sovereign state located on the north coast of the island of Borneo in Southeast Asia. Apart from its coastline with the South China Sea, it is completely surrounded by the state of Sarawak, Malaysia; and it is separated into two parts by the Sarawak district of Limbang. It is the only sovereign state completely on the island of Borneo; the remainder of the island's territory is divided between the nations of Malaysia and Indonesia. Brunei's population was 408,786 in July 2012.The capital and largest city is Bandar Seri Begawan. The currency is Brunei dollar (BND).

Some interesting facts are:
1. One of the wealthiest people on earth, the Sultan of Brunei has a collection of more than 500 luxury cars and a palace that has more than 1500 rooms.

2. Rare fruits that are extensively cultivated in Brunei are Durian and Rambutan.

3. The Nurul Palace is one of the world’s largest palaces. Annually, the palace remains open to the public for three days, after a month of fasting during the Ramadan month.

4. The same sultan family has ruled Brunei for more than six centuries.

5. Brunei’s highest mountain is Bukit Pagon, which stands at 1850 meters (6070 feet).

6. A kind of carnivorous plant called Low’s Pitcher plant (Nepenthes lowii) is an endemic species of plant in the island of Borneo and at Mount Bukit Pagen.

7. Sultan Hassanal Bolkiah is well known for being a keen collector of cars. Once the sultan had more than 530 Mercedes-Benzes, 500 Rolls-Royces and 360 Ferraris in his car collection.

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Some beautiful places are:

For tourism details visit: @brunei_tourism @BruneiTourism

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