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ID: 1000107
Page Link: http://vocab.getty.edu/page/tgn/1000107

 

Record Type: administrative
Hierarchy of Brunei Darussalam (nation)  Brunei Darussalam (nation)

Coordinates:
Lat: 04 30 00 N  degrees minutes   Lat: 4.5000  decimal degrees
Long: 114 40 00 E  degrees minutes   Long: 114.6667  decimal degrees

Note: Powerful and populous pre-Spanish state; visited by Magellan 1521; refuge for pirates; powerful Muslim sultanate 16th century, name "Borneo" used by Europeans for whole island; British control 19th-20th centuries; rejected membership in Federation of Malaysia 1963; official language is Malay, though English is widely spoken and used in official documents, and other non-Malay languages are spoken in the interior.

Names:
Brunei (preferred,C,V,English,U,N)  ............ National Official name
Brunei (Malay-P,U,N)
Brunei (French,U,N)
Negara Brunei Darussalam (C,V,O,Malay,U,N)
Brunei Darussalam, Negara (C,V)
Brunei Darussalam (C,V,O,English-P,U,N)  ............ UN Official name
Brunei Darussalam (Malay,U,N)
Brunei Darussalam (Spanish-P,U,N)
Islamic Sultanate of Brunei (C,O,English,U,N)
State of Brunei Darussalam (C,O,English,U,N)
State of Brunei, Abode of Peace (C,O,English,U,N)
Brunéi (C,O,Spanish,U,N)
Brunéi Darussalam (C,O,French-P,U,N)
Brunéi Darussalam (Spanish,U,N)
Бруней-Даруссалам (C,O,Russian-P,U)
文莱达鲁萨兰国 (C,O,Chinese-P,U)
بروني دار اسًلام (C,O,Arabic-P,U)
BRN (C,O,ISO3L)
BN (C,O,ISO2L)
ISO096 (C,O,ISO3N)
BX00 (C,O,FIPS)
Bruneian (C,O,English,U,A)

Hierarchical Position:
Hierarchy of World (facet)    World (facet)
Hierarchy of Asia (continent)  ....  Asia (continent) (P)
Hierarchy of Brunei Darussalam (nation)  ........  Brunei Darussalam (nation) (P)

Additional Parents:
Hierarchy of World (facet)    World (facet)
Hierarchy of Asia (continent)  ....  Asia (continent) (P)
Hierarchy of Borneo (island)  ........  Borneo (island) (P)
Hierarchy of Brunei Darussalam (nation)  ............  Brunei Darussalam (nation)
 
Hierarchy of World (facet)    World (facet)
Hierarchy of Asia (continent)  ....  Asia (continent) (P)
Hierarchy of Southeast Asia (general region)  ........  Southeast Asia (general region) (P)
Hierarchy of Brunei Darussalam (nation)  ............  Brunei Darussalam (nation)
 
Hierarchy of World (facet)    World (facet)
Hierarchy of Malay Archipelago (islands)  ....  Malay Archipelago (islands) (P)
Hierarchy of Brunei Darussalam (nation)  ........  Brunei Darussalam (nation) (P)

Place Types:
nation (preferred, C)  ............  fully independent in 1983
primary political unit (C)
independent sovereign nation (C)
sultanate (C)
constitutional monarchy (C)
former territory/colony/dependent state (C)
protectorate (H)  ............  British, established 1888
occupied territory (H)  ............  by Japanese, December 1941-June 1945

Related geographic places:
capital is ....  Bandar Seri Begawan .......... (inhabited place)
..................  (World, Asia, Brunei Darussalam, Brunei and Muara) [1065983]
historical connection ....  Bruneian Empire .......... (former nation/state/empire)
........................................  (World, Asia) [8711734]
member of ....  Commonwealth of Nations .......... (association)
................  (World) [7005615]
................  joined association in 1984
member of ....  United Nations .......... (organization)
................  (World) [7029605]
................  joined organization in 1984

Sources and Contributors:
Бруней-Даруссалам..........  [VP]
................................  UNGEGN Working Paper 54 (2011) accessed 22 July 2013
文莱达鲁萨兰国..........  [VP]
.................  UNGEGN Working Paper 54 (2011) accessed 22 July 2013
بروني دار اسًلام..........  [VP]
.............................  UNGEGN Working Paper 54 (2011) accessed 22 July 2013
BN..........  [VP]
...........  ISO Country Codes (1996) 12
BRN..........  [VP]
...........  ISO Handbook (1988) 764
Brunei..........  [BHA, VP]
.................  Asia-Pacific, National Geographic (1989) map supplement
.................  Britannica Book of the Year (1993) 572
.................  Cambridge World Gazetteer (1990) 96
.................  Times Atlas of the World (1985) plate 17
.................  Times Concise Atlas of the World (1995) I-15
.................  UNGEGN List of Country Names (2007) accessed 11 June 2009
.................  Webster's Geographical Dictionary (1984) 183
Brunéi..........  [BHA, VP]
.................  Rand McNally Atlas (1994) 319
Bruneian..........  [VP]
.................  CIA, World Fact Book (1999) accessed 03/30/00
Brunei Darussalam..........  [VP Preferred]
................................  ISO Handbook (1988) 764
................................  UN Terminology Bulletin 345 (1993) 42
Brunéi Darussalam..........  [VP]
................................  ISO Handbook (1988) 776
................................  UNGEGN List of Country Names (2007) accessed 11 June 2009
Brunei Darussalam, Negara..........  [VP]
............................................  NGA, GEOnet Names Server (2008-) accessed 11 June 2009
BX00..........  [VP]
...........  NIMA, GNS ADM1 Codes (1999) accessed 01/20/99
Islamic Sultanate of Brunei..........  [VP]
...............................................  Cambridge World Gazetteer (1990) 96
ISO096..........  [VP]
.................  ISO Country Codes (1996) 12
Negara Brunei Darussalam..........  [VP]
.........................................  Britannica Book of the Year (1991) 562
.........................................  Britannica Book of the Year (1994) 572
.........................................  NIMA, GEOnet Names Server (1996-1998)
State of Brunei, Abode of Peace..........  [VP]
.....................................................  Britannica Book of the Year (1991) 562
State of Brunei Darussalam..........  [VP]
...............................................  Cambridge World Gazetteer (1990) 96
Subject: .....  [BHA, VP]
..................  Asia-Pacific, National Geographic (1989) map supplement
..................  Britannica Book of the Year (1991) 562
..................  Britannica Book of the Year (1993) 572
..................  Britannica Book of the Year (1994) 572
..................  Cambridge World Gazetteer (1990) 96
..................  CIA, World Fact Book (1999) accessed 03/30/00
..................  ISO Country Codes (1996) 12
..................  ISO Handbook (1988) 764; 776
..................  NIMA, GEOnet Names Server (1996-1998)
..................  NIMA, GNS ADM1 Codes (1999) accessed 01/20/99
..................  Rand McNally Atlas (1994) 319
..................  Times Atlas of the World (1985) plate 17
..................  Times Concise Atlas of the World (1995) I-15
..................  UN Terminology Bulletin 345 (1993) 42
..................  Webster's Geographical Dictionary (1984) 183
 
Note:
English .......... [VP]

 

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