Geographical aspects of South East Asian countries – 5

Geography of Brunei

Brunei is a country in South-eastern Asia, bordering the South China Sea and East Malaysia. Brunei shares a 266 km (165 mi) border with Malaysia and has a 161 km (100 mi) coastline. The small country of Brunei Darussalam is situated on the north western edge of the island of Borneo, an island that is also a part of Indonesia and Malaysia Brunei sits mostly within the Borneo lowland rain forests, and its landscape is a fertile, hilly lowland – with the exception being the mountainous areas in the east. The highest point of the country is Bukit Pagan at 6,069.  Ft.  Numerous rivers drain the land, including the Beloit, Pandora and Toting. Subsequently, the coastal areas along the South China Sea are a wide swampy plain.