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Brunei

Brunei

Brunei

RESTRICTED

Capital
Bandar Seri Begawan

Size
Slightly smaller than Delaware.

Main Languages
Malay, English, Chinese

Time
At 6:00 a.m. U.S. Central Standard Time, it is 7:00 p.m. in Brunei.

History
Brunei used to be ruled by Britain, but it became independent in 1984.

Religion
Mostly Muslim.

Persecution
The official religion of Brunei is Islam, the religion of Muslims. Christians are not allowed to spread their faith. School books show women and girls wearing Muslim clothing, and do not show people who follow religions other then Islam. Muslims are not permitted to marry people who are not Muslims. Christian believers often meet secretly for worship.


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