Geography of Brunei

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Brunei is in Southeastern Asia, bordering the South China Sea and Malaysia. Its geographical coordinates are 4°30′N 114°40′E / 4.5°N 114.667°E / 4.5; 114.667.

Brunei shares a 481.3 km (299.07 mi) border with Malaysia and has a 161 km (100.04 mi) coastline.

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Climate

See also: Climate

The climate in Brunei is Hot, wet, cool and warm tropical and humid subtropical at higher altitudes with heavy rainfall. Bandar Seri Begawan's climate is tropical equatorial with two seasons. Dry season is extremely hot (24 to 36 °C / 75.2 to 96.8 °F. Wet or rainy season is generally warm and wet (20 to 28 °C / 68 to 82.4 °F). Most of the country is a flat coastal plain with mountains in the east and hilly lowland in the west. The lowest point is at sea level and the highest is Bukit Pagon (1,850 m/6,070 ft).

Climatic regions

Natural resources

Natural resources include petroleum, natural gas and timber.

Statistics

Area:
total: 5,765 km²
land: 5,265 km²
water: 500 km²

Area - comparative: similar to Norfolk, United Kingdom

Land boundaries: 381 km (all with Malaysia

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