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Bandar Seri Begawan is the capital and largest city of the Sultanate of Brunei. The city produces furniture, textiles, handicrafts, and timber.Brunei is in South-eastern Asia, bordering the South China Sea and Malaysia. The climate is tropical, hot, humid, and rainy.The official language is Bahasa Melayu (Malay). English and various dialects of Chinese are also spoken. The main religions are Islam, Buddhism and Christianity.The economy of Brunei is small but wealthy with a mixture of foreign and domestic entrepreneurship, government regulation, welfare measures, and village tradition. Crude oil and natural gas production account for nearly half of its GDP. Substantial income from overseas investment supplements income from domestic production.Bruneians shake hands with a light touch of the hands and raising their hand to their chest. As in most Islamic countries, some people do not shake hands with members of the opposite sex. Expatriate business dress is formal when conducting business. Muslims in Brunei dress conservatively and many women wear a head scarf in public including offices. Non-Muslim women are not required to wear a head scarf. The working week is Sunday to Thursday. Businesses are closed on Fridays.The security risk for expatriates in Brunei is low. Risk is primarily traffic accidents. Expatriates should be aware of Islamic cultural sensitivities.The currency of Brunei is the Brunei Dollar (BND). Singapore dollars may also be used and are of the same value as the Brunei Dollar. Credit cards are generally accepted.Medical facilities are generally acceptable.The population of Bandar Seri Begawan is 280,000 (Urban) (2019 est.), while the inflation rate (CPI) is -0.4% for Brunei as at September 2019.Xpatulator Hypothetical Tax for Brunei is based on the current personal income tax rate of 0% as there is currently no personal income tax.