Support our Sponsor

. . Flags of the World Maps of All Countries
  • 2001 INDEX
  • 2000 INDEX
  • 1999 INDEX
  • 1997 INDEX
  • 1996 INDEX
  • Country Ranks



    [TOP]
  • Geographic.org Home PageCountry Index

    Brunei Geography 1998
    http://www.greekorthodoxchurch.org/wfb1998/brunei/brunei_geography.html
    SOURCE: 1998 CIA WORLD FACTBOOK

      Location Southeastern Asia, bordering the South China Sea and Malaysia

      Geographic coordinates 4 30 N, 114 40 E

      Map references Southeast Asia

      Area
      total: 5,770 sq km
      land: 5,270 sq km
      water: 500 sq km

      Area - comparative slightly smaller than Delaware

      Land boundaries
      total: 381 km
      border countries: Malaysia 381 km

      Coastline 161 km

      Maritime claims
      exclusive economic zone: 200 nm or to median line
      territorial sea: 12 nm

      Climate tropical; hot, humid, rainy

      Terrain flat coastal plain rises to mountains in east; hilly lowland in west

      Elevation extremes
      lowest point: South China Sea 0 m
      highest point: Bukit Pagon 1,850 m

      Natural resources petroleum, natural gas, timber

      Land use
      arable land: 1%
      permanent crops: 1%
      permanent pastures: 1%
      forests and woodland: 85%
      other: 12% (1993 est.)

      Irrigated land 10 sq km (1993 est.)

      Natural hazards typhoons, earthquakes, and severe flooding are very rare

      Environment - current issues seasonal smoke/haze resulting from forest fires in Indonesia

      Environment - international agreements
      party to: Endangered Species, Law of the Sea, Ozone Layer Protection, Ship Pollution, Whaling
      signed, but not ratified: none of the selected agreements

      Geography - note close to vital sea lanes through South China Sea linking Indian and Pacific Oceans; two parts physically separated by Malaysia; almost an enclave of Malaysia

      NOTE: The information regarding Brunei on this page is re-published from the 1998 World Fact Book of the United States Central Intelligence Agency. No claims are made regarding the accuracy of Brunei Geography 1998 information contained here. All suggestions for corrections of any errors about Brunei Geography 1998 should be addressed to the CIA.

    Support Our Sponsor

    Support Our Sponsor

    Please put this page in your BOOKMARKS - - - - -


    Enter your e-mail address to receive e-mail when this page is updated.
    Your Internet e-mail address:


    http://www.greekorthodoxchurch.org/wfb1998/brunei/brunei_geography.html

    Revised 21-Dec-01
    Copyright © 2001 Photius Coutsoukis (all rights reserved)


    ctr12/21/01