piątek, 14 czerwca 2013

Brunei is a sovereign state located on the north coast of the island of Borneo, in Southeast Asia. Apart from its coastline with the South China Sea, it is completely surrounded by the state of Sarawak, Malaysia, and it is separated into two parts by the Sarawak district of Limbang. It is the only sovereign state completely on the island of Borneo, with the remainder of the island forming parts of Malaysia and Indonesia.

Did you know that:
1. Predominantly, Brunei’s economy is based on oil, natural gas, and coal.
2. In Brunei, alcohol sale and drinking in public is strictly prohibited.
3. The 600 years old Sultanate of Brunei is the oldest Muslim dynasty in the region.
4. Brunei is among the few countries where women have still not been granted the right to vote.
5. One of the wealthiest people on earth, the Sultan of Brunei has a collection of more than 500 luxury cars and a palace that has more than 1500 rooms.
6. Geographically Brunei is located in both the western and northern hemisphere.
7. Pointing the index finger while in conversation is considered to be rude, instead using thumb to point is encouraged.
8. It is expected from one to remove the shoes while entering a home.

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