Nation of Brunei, the Abode of Peace is located on the South China Sea in Southeast Asia. The country is bordered by Malaysia. Brunei attained independence in 1979 and is an absolute constitutional monarchy.

General Information
Official Name: 
Nation of Brunei, Abode of Peace, Negara Brunei Darussalam, نڬارا بروني دارالسلام
Capitol: 
Bandar Seri Begawan
Population: 
412,000
Languages: 
Malay
Geographic Region: 
Geographic Size (km sq): 
5,765
Year of UN Membership: 
1984
Year of Present State Formation: 
1984
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Key Statistics & Indicators
Gross Domestic Product (GDP, Nominal): 
$16.845 Billion
Per Capita Income (PPP Adjusted): 
$56,287 (CID)
GDP Growth: 
1.40 (%)
Human Development Index (HDI): 
0.85
Unemployment: 
3.70%
Economic Grouping: 
Developing Country
History
International Relations
UN Voting Blocs & Caucuses: 
Group of 77 (G-77)
Non-Aligned Movement (NAM)
Islamic Group
Asian Group
Major International & Regional Organizations: 
ADB: Asian Development Bank
APEC: Asia-Pacific Economic Cooperation
ARF: ASEAN Regional Forum
ASEAN: Association of Southeast Asian Nations
Commonwealth of Nations (British)
CP: Colombo Plan
EAS: East Asia Summit
ICC: International Chamber of Commerce
ICRM: International Red Cross and Red Crescent Movement
IDB: Islamic Development Bank
IFRCS: International Federation of Red Cross and Red Crescent Societies
IMSO: International Mobile Satellite Organization
Interpol: International Criminal Police Organization
IOC: International Olympic Committee
ISO: International Organization for Standardization
ITSO: International Telecommunications Satellite Organization
OIC: Organization of Islamic Cooperation
WCO: World Customs Organization
UN Specialized Agencies & Organizations: 
CTBTO: Commission for the Comprehensive Nuclear-Test-Ban Treaty Organization
FAO: Food and Agriculture Organization of the UN
IAEA: International Atomic Energy Agency
IBRD: International Bank for Reconstruction and Development
ICAO: International Civil Aviation Organization
ICSID: International Centre for Settlement of Investment Disputes
ILO: International Labor Organization
IMF: International Monetary Fund
IMO: International Maritime Organization
ITU: International Telecommunications Union
OPCW: Organisation for the Prohibition of Chemical Weapons
UNESCO: United Nations Educational, Scientific and Cultural Organization
UNWTO: United Nations World Tourism Organization
UPU: Universal Postal Union
WBG: World Bank Group
WHO: World Health Organization
WIPO: World Intellectual Property Organization
WMO: World Meteorological Organization
WTO: World Trade Organization
Current UN Peacekeeping Missions: 
UNIFIL: UN Interim Force in Lebanon
Bilateral Relations
United Nations Data
Government Sources
UN Mission
771 United Nations Plaza
New York, NY 10017
(212) 697-3465
(212) 697-9889
info@bruneimission-ny.org
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