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Public Holidays in Brunei

Public Holidays in Brunei

Brunei officially the Nation of Brunei, the adobe of PeaceThe Sultan Omar Ali Saifudding Mosque, Bandar Seri Begawan, Brunei is a small nation on the island of Borneo, in 2 distinct sections surrounded by Malaysia and the South China Sea. The amazing beaches and biodiverse rainforest is the reason for its popularity, much of it protected within reserves.

Holidays in Brunei

DayDateHolidaysComments
TuesdayJanuary 01New Year’s Day
TuesdayFebruary 05Chinese New Year1st day of the 1st lunar month
SundayFebruary 23National DayHari Nasional. Independence from the United Kingdom in 1984.
WednesdayApril 03Israk Mikraj
MondayMay 06First Day of Ramadan
WednesdayMay 22Nuzul Al-QuranThe revelation of the Quran
SaturdayJune 01Royal Brunei Armed Forces DayIn substitution for Friday, 31 May 2019
WednesdayJune 05Hari Raya Aidil FitriEnd of Ramadan
ThursdayJune 06Hari Raya Aidil Fitri
SaturdayJune 08Hari Raya Aidil Fitri
MondayJuly 15H.M The Sultan’s Birthday
MondayAugust 12Hari Raya Aidil AdhaIn substitution for Sunday, 11 August 2019
MondaySeptember 02Al-HijraIslamic New Year
SaturdayNovember 09Birthday of Prophet Muhammad
WednesdayDecember 25Christmas DayHari Natal

Facts About The Brunei

Capital of Brunei 

The capital of Brunei is Bandar Seri Begawan known for Sultan Omar Ali Saifuddin Mosque. The capital city is rich like country and the glittering mosques and extravagant architecture is the proof of that.

Prime Minister of Brunei

The Prime Minister of Brunei is the Sultan of Brunei the head of state of the country.

Population of Brunei

The population of Brunei is 437,823 as of March 18, 2019, according to the latest United Nations estimates. This population is equivalent to 0.01% of the total world population. By population, Brunei ranks number 175 in the list. 80% of the total population of Brunei is urban.

The national flag of Brunei

The national flag of Brunei has a central crest of Brunei on a yellow field cut by black and white diagonal stripes, and the flag was adopted officially on September 29, 1959. The flag features the country’s national emblem and the yellow field represents the sultan of Brunei.

Currency of Brunei

The currency of Brunei is Brunei dollar since 1967. The currency code is BND and it is abbreviated with the dollar sign $, or alternatively B$.

Religion of Brunei

The majority of Brunei is Sunni Islam which is 67% of the total population. But, other religions also have a considerable foothold in the country with 13% Buddhist as well as 10% Christian.

Dialing code of Brunei

The dialing code of Brunei is +673 which is dialed after the IDD and then a specific area code is used to do calls throughout the country in specific areas.

Airports in Brunei

Currency there is one Airport in Brunei known as Brunei International Airport.

The national language of Brunei

Brunei is a country where people of different religion and different languages exist. The official language of Brunei is Standard Malay, the same Lalaccan dialect that is the basis for the standards in Indonesia and Malaysia.

National color of Brunei

Two colors Yellow and Red present in the flag are the national colors of Brunei.

The national flower of Brunei

The National flower of Brunei is Dillenia beccariana which is also printed on the front side of the Brunei one-dollar note.

Top destinations of Brunei

Brunei is home to some of the beautiful places in the world. Among the top destinations are Bandar Seri Begawan, Kampong Ayer, Ulu Temburong National Park, and Muara.

Area of Brunei

Brunei occupies 5,765 square kilometers of the area including land and water that’s equivalent to 2,226 square miles.

GDP of Brunei

The GDP of Brunei is 12.13 Billion US Dollars which is expected to cross 12.30 Billion US Dollars by the end of this year and can reach up to 13.10 Billion US Dollars by the end of 2020 according to Trading Economics global macro models and analysts expectations.

Sports in Brunei

The most popular sports in Brunei is Football. But there are other sports which are getting prominent in the country like silat, martial arts, badminton, polo, and sepak takraw.

 

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