Brunei: Political System
According to Digopaul.com,
the official name of the country is:
|Negara Brunei Darussalam
The current Sultan and Head of State is:
"His Majesty Sultan Haji Hassanal Bolkiah Mu'izzaddin Waddaulah Ibni Al-Marhum
Sultan Haji Omar 'Ali Saifuddien Sa'adul Khairi Waddien, Sultan and Yang
Di-Pertuan of Brunei Darussalam". He is the 29th sultan in the royal family,
established by Sultan Muhammad in 1405 AD. ruled.
The official voting age is 18 years. Brunei is an absolutist monarchy.
The state consists of 4 districts:
Temburong is the easternmost district, which is separated from
the remaining three districts by a Malay Limbang corridor.
Belait is the district with the rich oil and natural gas
deposits, the basis of the country's wealth.
Tutong with an area of 1,166 km².
Brunei-Muara is the smallest district with an area of 570
Brunei sees itself as an independent sultanate that is governed on the basis
of a written constitution. Since the independence of the state, the sultan has
held the office of head of state and the office of prime minister.
Based on flag descriptions by
Countryaah.com, the national anthem of Brunei was written by Yura Halim and set to music by
Haji Awang Besar Sagap.
|Ya Allah lanjutkanlah Usia
Kebawah Duli Yang Maha Mulia
Adil berdaulat menaungi nusa
Memimpin rakyat kekal bahagia
Hidup sentosa Negara dan Sultan
Ilahi selamatkan Brunei Darussalam
|God bless his majesty
With a long life,
May he rule the kingdom just and nobly,
And ride our people happily forever.
Let it be peaceful, the kingdom and the Sultan,
God save Brunei, the abode of peace.
|God Bless His Majesty
With A Long Life
Justly And Nobly Rule The Kingdom
And Lead Our People Happily Forever
Peacefully Be, The Kingdom and Sultan
Lord, Save Brunei, The Abode of Peace