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Bangar, Brunei

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Bangar, Brunei

Bangar
Town
Nickname(s): Rainforest city or interior city
Bangar is located in Brunei
Bangar
Bangar
Location in Brunei
Coordinates:
Country  Brunei
Area
 • Total 10 km2 (4 sq mi)
Population (2008)
 • Total 3,970
 • Density 400/km2 (1,000/sq mi)
Time zone   (UTC+8)
Mean solar time UTC+07:39:00
Website municipal-bsb.gov.bn

Bangar is a small town in Brunei, and the capital of Temburong District, an isolated territorial exclave separated from the rest of Brunei by the Sarawak State of Malaysia.

Geography

The town is in the Mukim Bangar (sub-district) of Temburong District. The population is 3,970 inhabitants.

One main road runs through the town, roughly east-west. Headed east of Bangar is Lawas, Sarawak (Malaysia) and to the west is the river crossing to Limbang, Sarawak (Malaysia). The road is the major route to the local quarry where boulders are collected, processed and shipped to stockyards in the capital, Bandar Seri Begawan, for construction companies.

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