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Brunei

Brunei: Political System

Brunei: Political System

The official name of the country is:

Negara Brunei Darussalam

(Brunei)

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. See AbbreviationFinder for more information about Brunei politics, and acronyms as well.

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 km².

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.

National anthem

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.

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Brunei flag and coat of arms

Original text

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

English translation

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.

English translation

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

 

 


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