Bandar Seri Begawan, historically known as Brunei Town, is the Sultanate of Brunei’s capital and biggest city.
Bandar Seri Begawan has an estimated population of 20,000, while the metro region, which includes the whole Brunei-Muara District, has an estimated population of 279,924.
Bandar Seri Begawan – Info Card
|POPULATION :||City: / Metro: 279,924|
|TIME ZONE :||BNT (UTC+8)|
|LANGUAGE :||Malay (official), English, Chinese|
|RELIGION :||Muslim (official) 67%, Buddhist 13%, Christian 10%, other (includes indigenous beliefs) 10%|
|AREA :||100.36 km2 (38.75 sq mi)|
|COORDINATES :||27°28′00″N 89°38′30″E|
|SEX RATIO :||• Male: 50.66%|
• Female: 49.34%
|ETHNIC :||Malay 66.3%, Chinese 11.2%, indigenous 3.4%, other 19.1%|
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|DIALING CODE :||+673 02|
Climate of Bandar Seri Begawan
Brunei has a tropical rainforest climate that is hot and humid.
The city has considerable precipitation throughout the year, with the Northeast Monsoon blowing from December to March and the Southeast Monsoon blowing from June to October.
The city’s average temperature in 2010 ranged from 24 °C (75 °F) to 35 °C (95 °F), with March being the warmest month and December being the coldest.
Geography of Bandar Seri Begawan
Bandar Seri Begawan is situated on the northern bank of the Brunei River, at 4°53’25″N, 114°56’32″E.