Bandar Seri Begawan Tourism, Brunei

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Bandar Seri Begawan /ˌbɑːndə sᵻˌriː bᵻˈɡaʊ.ən/ or /ˌbæ-/ BA(H)ND-ə sə-REE bə-GOW-ən (Jawi: بندر سري بڬاوان ; Malay: [ˌbanda səˌri bəˈɡawan]) formerly known as Brunei Town, is the capital and largest city of the Sultanate of Brunei. Bandar Seri Begawan has an estimated population of 50,000, and including the whole Brunei-Muara District, the metro area has an estimated population of 279,924.



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Facts and Stats for Bandar Seri Begawan*

  • Pollution Statistics in Bandar Seri Begawan

    Know the pollution level of Bandar Seri Begawan before you plan your visit.

    • Air Pollution 18.75 (Very Low)
    • Water Pollution 40.63 (Moderate)
    • Noise and Light Pollution 21.88 (Low)
    • Unattended dirt and garbage 34.38 (Low)
    • Drinking Water Pollution and Inaccessibility 25 (Low)
    • Dissatisfaction with Garbage Disposal 40.63 (Moderate)
    • Dissatisfaction to Spend Time in the City 28.13 (Low)
    • Dissatisfaction with Green zones and parks 37.5 (Low)
  • Bandar Seri Begawan: Crime and Safety

    How safe is Bandar Seri Begawan for tourists? Understand risks and safety concerns that can hamper your travel experience in Bandar Seri Begawan.

    • Burglary and Theft 55.95 (Moderate)
    • Mugging and Robbery 32.14 (Low)
    • Assault and Armed Robbery 17.05 (Very Low)
    • Corruption and Bribery 30.95 (Low)
    • Car Stealing 33.33 (Low)
    • Robbery of Car belongings 36.36 (Low)
    • Attacks 26.19 (Low)
    • Drug offense 35.23 (Low)
    • Safety walking alone during daylight 90.91 (Very High)
    • Safety walking alone during night 69.32 (High)
    • Insulting and offensive behaviour 17.05 (Very Low)
    • Hate crime due to Racism, Religion, ethnic origin 15.91 (Very Low)
    • Property crimes and Vandalism 47.73 (Moderate)
  • Living in Bandar Seri Begawan - Quality of Life

    Quality of Life Index of Bandar Seri Begawan is 181.32 (Very High)

    • Safety Index 68.07 (High)
    • Climate Index 56.98 (Moderate)
    • Pollution Index 31.25 (Low)
    • Traffic Commute Time Index 34.29 (Low)
    • Cost of Living Index 49.08 (Low)
    • Health Care Index 75.09 (High)
    • Property Price to Income Ratio 2.38 (Very Low)
    • Purchasing Power Index 108.8 (High)
    • Indices such as Quality of life, Climate & Healthcare index are good to be high whereas others such as Property price, Traffic & Cost of living Index are good to be low.

  • Cost for Essentials in Bandar Seri Begawan

    Here's how much it will cost to shop in Bandar Seri Begawan

    • Local calling per minute on Prepaid mobile 0.14 USD
    • International Movie per seat 5.97 USD
    • Summer clothing in a chain store 31.08 USD
    • Pair of Basic Nike Shoes 104.41 USD
    • Pair of Basic Levis Jeans 21.88 USD

*Stats and figures mentioned are crowd-sourced ​and subjected to change without notice.

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    Duration: 3 Hrs

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    Duration: 3 Hrs

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