Bandar Seri Begawan


Bandar Seri Begawan

geographical name

City (pop., 2001: city, 27,285; 2002 est.: metro. area, 74,700), capital of Brunei. Lying along the Brunei River near its mouth on Brunei Bay, it is a trade centre and river port. Heavily damaged during World War II, it was largely rebuilt; newer buildings include the largest mosque in eastern Asia.

Variants of BANDAR SERI BEGAWAN

Bandar Seri Begawan formerly Brunei Town

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