Brunei Overview Nations // Southeast Asia

OVERVIEW The Sultanate of Brunei (in Malay, Negara Brunei Darussalam) is an oil-rich country with an area of only 2,225 square miles (5,760 square km). It is largely surrounded by the state of Sarawak in Malaysia on the South China Sea. The country, which is smaller than the U.S. state of Delaware, is divided by the Sarawak district of Limbang. Oil and gas make up most of Brunei's exports. The primary role for the military is the protection of these assets. Brunei is among several...


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