Brunei. According to Countryaah website, national day of Brunei is every February 23. Brunei and other member countries of the ASEAN partner organization agreed during the July-August summit, held in the country, to support the United States in the fight against terrorism. The agreement with the US means, among other things, stricter border controls and increased intelligence exchange.
In December, Sultan Hassanal Bolkiah visited US President George W. Bush for talks on counter-terrorism and trade. ASEAN signed an agreement with China in November to prevent an extension of the conflict over the Sprat Islands in the South China Sea, which Brunei claims. The countries also agreed to move forward in the creation of a free trade zone. In August, the Sultan replaced the Minister of Development and the Minister of Health.
|Gross domestic product (GDP)||$ 33,870,000,000|
|GDP growth rate||1.30%|
|GDP per capita||$ 78,900|
|GDP by sector|
|Proportion of the population below the national poverty line||–|
|Industrial production growth rate||1.00%|
|National debt||2.80% of GDP|
|Foreign exchange reserves|
Brunei Country Overview
Finnish citizens do not need a visa for Brunei. NOTE. The passport must be valid for 6 months from arrival in the country.
- According to ABBREVIATIONFINDER.ORG, BRN stands for Brunei.
Everyone participating in the trip must have a valid travel insurance that covers medical expenses in the event of illness or other similar need. Please check the validity of your own insurance and the terms and conditions of the insurance cancellation cover.
Please pay attention to the special nature of your trip and check the coverage of the insurance in that respect as well. In many locations, the insurance must also be valid when moving at an altitude of more than 3,000 meters, in which case it also covers mountain sickness.
Many hiking or diving trips require more extensive insurance, which covers, for example, diving or moving on a glacier. Please check the contents of your insurance with your insurance company.
Recommended vaccinations In
addition to the basic vaccinations (tetanus, diphtheria and polio), hepatitis A vaccination is recommended for the trip. Malaria tablets are also recommended. Please always check the vaccination requirements at your health center or the vaccination advice of the tourist clinic
Currency: Brunei dollars can be exchanged in Limbang before arriving in Brunei. Credit cards are also available in major cities, although there may be a few percent extra charge.
The recommended currency is the euro. Singapore Dollars (SGD) are also used as a means of payment in some places.
Brunei +6 hours. In summer +5 hours.
The voltage in Brunei is exactly the same as in Finland, ie 220 V. However, it is good to note that the socket is different, it has three openings instead of two. For this purpose, an accessory is required for devices used in Finnish sockets.
Check coverage with your operator.
The area has a tropical climate and little variation in temperature throughout the year. The temperature rarely drops below 20 degrees at night and hurts to 35 degrees during the day. At the equator, daily tropical deaf rain is common. The relative humidity of the air is 89-95%.
Religion: The main religion in Brunei and at the same time the state religion is Islam.
Exit fees and airport taxes Airport
taxes are included in the flight tickets. No exit fees are charged.