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Cultural Atlas — Myanmar (Burmese) Culture - References. Where do we get our statistics?

Cultural Atlas — Myanmar (Burmese) Culture - References

The figure of the total population of each country is drawn from the global estimates listed in the CIA World Factbook , unless otherwise stated. Statistics describing the country’s linguistic, religious and ethnic demographics are based on its most recent national census. However, if these statistics are out-dated, unavailable, unreliable, or the country’s statistical department does not formally gather information on the categories listed, the Cultural Atlas substitutes the most recent global estimates cited in the CIA World Factbook . The number of Australian residents that share ancestry with each country is based on the 2016 Australian Housing and Population census. This recorded people’s ancestry by the birthplace of their parents, not distant heritage. Brunei. Coordinates: 4°30′N 114°40′E / 4.500°N 114.667°E / 4.500; 114.667 Southeast Asian coastal sovereign state Brunei (/bruːˈnaɪ/ ( listen) broo-NY), officially the Nation of Brunei, the Abode of Peace[10] (Malay: Negara Brunei Darussalam, Jawi: نڬارا بروني دارالسلام‎), is a country located on the north coast of the island of Borneo in Southeast Asia.


Apart from its coastline with the South China Sea, the country is completely surrounded by the Malaysian state of Sarawak. It is separated into two parts by the Sarawak district of Limbang. At the peak of the Bruneian Empire, Sultan Bolkiah (reigned 1485–1528) is alleged to have had control over most regions of Borneo, including modern-day Sarawak and Sabah, as well as the Sulu Archipelago off the northeast tip of Borneo, Seludong (modern-day Manila), and the islands off the northwest tip of Borneo. Brunei gained its independence from the United Kingdom on 1 January 1984. Etymology History Early history War with Spain and decline British intervention. Brunei Map / Geography of Brunei / Map of Brunei - Google Earth. Brunei People, Life, Culture. Worldly Rise: BRUNEI: ART AND LITERATURE. The art in Brunei span across all mediums: paintings, sculptures, architecture, photography.


A lot of their arts are a mixture of the old and the new. Some of the more popular items that are sold are silver items, bronze work, and hand-woven baskets. There’s a really popular open market – both with locals as well as tourists – in Bandar Seri Begawan called Tamu that sells a lot of art and other locally made items. Brunei Darussalam country brief - Department of Foreign Affairs and Trade. Bilateral relations Australia and Brunei Darussalam enjoy a warm and broad relationship, focused on defence, security, education and trade links.

Brunei Darussalam country brief - Department of Foreign Affairs and Trade

Australia has maintained a diplomatic presence in Brunei since it gained its full independence from the United Kingdom in 1984. However, our historical links stretch back to WWII, when in 1945, Australian forces landed at Muara Beach as part of the Allied campaign to end the occupation of Borneo. In June 2005, Brunei's then Foreign Minister, His Royal Highness Prince Mohamed Bolkiah, agreed to an Australian proposal to erect a permanent memorial to mark the 1945 landings.

Trade and Investment Australia's has a strong economic and trade relationship with Brunei Darussalam. Defence and security links Australia has long-standing defence and security links with Brunei. People to people links Australia has a strong education relationship with Brunei. Famous people of Brunei. Here is a list of famous people from Brunei.

Famous people of Brunei

Curious if anybody from Brunei made it our most famous people in the world list? Read the aformentioned article in order to find out. Hassanal Bolkiah Monarch. Brunei Recipes Cuisine. Options for eating out in Brunei range from informal and casual eateries to more established restaurants and haste cuisine.

Brunei Recipes Cuisine

Hawker-Style Food Hawker centres offer fine local delicacies at very reasonable prices. Favourite dishes include satay, noodles, rice, whole roasted chickens, grilled fish and steamboats. Hawker food can be found along the Brunei River in downtown Bandar Seri Begawan, and in a purpose-built complex next to Jerudong Park. The Persiaran Damuan park on Jalan Tutong is well known for its popular steamboat dinnersand satay. Restaurant Dining – Asian Gadong has a good mix of restaurants offering Asian cuisine. Downtown Bandar also has many kedai makan (local eateries), and good seafood restaurants can be found along Jalan Muara and in Muara town. Chinese cuisine is especially popular in Brunei, and there are many fine authentic restaurants. Restaurant Dining – Western Fast Food. Brunei - Country & Travel Information. Brunei Travel Information Brunei is a small coastal state just 443km (277 miles) north of the equator in the northwest corner of Borneo, bounded on all landward sides by Sarawak (Malaysia), which splits Brunei into two parts.

Brunei - Country & Travel Information

The landscape is mainly equatorial jungle cut by rivers. It is a heavily forested state, and most human activity is restricted mainly either to coastal areas or estuaries. There are beaches with facilities at Kuala Belait, Lumut Beach near Tutong and at Muara. Brunei Darussalam. Brunei country facts. Introduction Background The Sultanate of Brunei's influence peaked between the 15th and 17th centuries when its control extended over coastal areas of northwest Borneo and the southern Philippines.

Brunei country facts

Brunei subsequently entered a period of decline brought on by internal strife over royal succession, colonial expansion of European powers, and piracy. In 1888, Brunei became a British protectorate; independence was achieved in 1984.