Brunei is located in Southeast Asia, bordering the South China Sea and Malaysia. Tiny oil-rich Brunei occupies a mere 2,200 square miles in the northwest of Borneo. The same family has ruled the country for 600 years.
Population: 408,786 (July 2012 est.)
Capital City: Bandar Seri Begawan
Climate: Tropical; hot, humid, rainy
Time Zone: UTC+8 (13 hours ahead of Washington, DC during Standard Time)
Source: CIA World Fact Book
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Posted on August 30, 2009 by Steenie Harvey
It’s a jungle out there. A jungle of macaques, proboscis monkeys, pygmy elephants, and the mouse deer, which is a little bigger than a rabbit. Pythons, hornbills, bee-eaters, carnivorous pitcher plants. Lazy brown rivers and crocodiles. Hundreds of orchid species. And the “People of the Forest.”
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