Commonwealth Local Government Forum

Brunei Darussalam

Key facts:

POPULATION (estimate 2014): 411,900
AREA: 5,765 sq km
CAPITAL: Bandar Seri Begawan
CURRENCY: Brunei dollar (BND)
HEAD OF STATE AND GOVERNMENT: HM Sultan Hassanal Bolkiah
FORM OF GOVERNMENT: constitutional monarchy
STATE STRUCTURE: unitary
LANGUAGES: Malay (official)
NATIONAL ELECTIONS: last: March 1968 turnout: na
LOCAL ELECTIONS: there is no elected local government
WOMEN COUNCILLORS: na
LOCAL GOVERNMENT EXPENDITURE (as a percentage of total government budget 2013/14): na

Summary

Brunei Darussalam is a constitutional monarchy with no local government. 

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Mayor S Ali Zahir Moulana
Hon Datuk Abdul Tahman Dahlan

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