Updated: Sep 18, 2022
Brunei, or officially the Nation of Brunei.
Brunei is a country located in Southeastern Asia. Brunei is bordered by the South China Sea and Malaysia to the south, east, and west.
Bandar Seri Begawan.
Reason Of Naming
According to local historiography, Brunei was founded by Awang Alak Betatar, later to be Sultan Muhammad Shah. He moved from Garang in the Temburong District to the Brunei River bay, discovering Brunei. According to legend, upon landing he exclaimed, Baru nah (loosely translated as "that's it!" or "there"), from which the name "Brunei" was derived. He was the first Muslim ruler of Brunei. Before the rise of the Bruneian Empire under the Muslim Bolkiah Dynasty, Brunei is believed to have been under Buddhist rulers.