Brunei Darussalam

Capital Bandar Seri Begawan

Population 411,900

Area 5,765 km2

Key facts

Brunei Darussalam is a country located in South-Eastern Asia. Brunei Darussalam has only one border country: Malaysia. The official language of Brunei Darussalam is Malay.

The national currency in Brunei Darussalam is Brunei dollar (BND). The dollar ($) is subdivided into 100 cent.





Check with your bank before your trip to find out if there are any fees for using your card abroad. Some banks do not charge fees when you use a foreign ATM or pay in foreign currency, but others may charge a fixed cost for each transaction or allow a limited number of free withdrawals. The travel card provided by, Revolut or Monose might be an excellent option to cut down on transaction fees.

Ookla® Speedtest No data available.

ATM Density Brunei Darussalam has more ATMs than most other countries.73.10 ATMs per 100,000 people.The global average is 39.49.

SIM Registration In order to purchase a SIM card in Brunei Darussalam, a passport or ID is required as identification.

Socket types

There is one common socket type used in Brunei Darussalam. Type G is not very common around the world, so it might be a good idea to check if your electronics need an adapter.

Type G 240 V, 50 Hz  

The sockets’ shapes and voltage differ from country to country and a travel plug adapter may be required. Portable devices, such as phones, notebooks or tablets, usually handle the entire range of voltages used across the world (110-240V).


What hotel chains are present in Brunei Darussalam?

There are no Mariott hotels in Brunei Darussalam.

There are no Hilton hotels in Brunei Darussalam.

There are no IHG hotels in Brunei Darussalam.

There are no Best Western hotels in Brunei Darussalam.

There are Radisson hotels in Bandar Seri Begawan.

There are no Accor hotels in Brunei Darussalam.

What fast food chains are present in Brunei Darussalam?

The McDonald’s chain operates in Brunei Darussalam.

The KFC chain operates in Brunei Darussalam.

The Burger King chain operates in Brunei Darussalam.

The Subway chain does not operate in Brunei Darussalam.

The Domino’s Pizza chain does not operate in Brunei Darussalam.

The Starbucks chain operates in Brunei Darussalam.


What is the weather like in Bandar Seri Begawan?

Today the sun in Bandar Seri Begawan, rises at 6:09 AM and sets at 6:33 PM. The climate of Bandar Seri Begawan may be categorized as a equatorial rainforest (Af), according to Koppen’s classification system.

TodayJun 18FogLow: 23.5°C (74.3°F)High: 30.5°C (86.9°F)
WednesdayJun 19Rain showersLow: 23.7°C (74.66°F)High: 33°C (91.4°F)
ThursdayJun 20FogLow: 24.7°C (76.46°F)High: 32.4°C (90.32°F)
FridayJun 21Rain showersLow: 24.7°C (76.46°F)High: 32.4°C (90.32°F)
SaturdayJun 22ThunderstormLow: 25.1°C (77.18°F)High: 30.6°C (87.08°F)
SundayJun 23Rain showersLow: 24.9°C (76.82°F)High: 31°C (87.8°F)

Weather data for Bandar Seri Begawan (capital city) by


Railways There are no passenger trains available.

Subway Systems There is no subway system in any city.

Taxi Apps Unfortunately neither Uber nor Bolt are available in Brunei Darussalam.

Car Rental Avis , Hertz are available, but Sixt is not present in Brunei Darussalam.

Road Connectivity Index (2016)  With a score of 5.7, Brunei Darussalam is placed 36th out of 129 nations.

Driving Side In Brunei Darussalam traffic is left-handed.


Theft Occurrence Rate  306.00 thefts per 100,000 people in 2006.The global average is 544.

Road Traffic Casualties 7.50 deaths per 100,000 people in 2019.The global average is 16.74.

Travel Advisory Level (U.S. DoS)  Level 1: Exercise normal precautions. 

Emergency phones in Brunei Darussalam

993 Police
991 Ambulance
991 Fire police


Smoking & Alcohol

Smoking ban Smoking is forbidden in all public indoor locations, with limited exceptions.

Cananbis legality Both recreational and medicinal use of cannabis is prohibited.

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