History of Brunei Darussalam State

History of Brunei Darussalam State

History of Brunei Darussalam State

History of Brunei Darussalam State

       Brunei Darussalam Kingdom State is one of the Islamic kingdom states in the north of Borneo bordering the South China Sea in the north, and Sarawak in the west, and east. The total area of ​​Brunei is 5,765 km. (Also read : Brief History of Laos Country)

The Origin of the Name of Brunei Darussalam

       Brunei is the oldest country among the kingdoms in Malay lands. The existence of the Old Brunei was obtained based on Arabic, Chinese and oral traditions. In the records of Chinese History known as Po-li, Po-lo, Poni or Puni and Bunlai. In Arabic records it is recognized by Dzabaj or Randj.

       An oral tradition note was obtained from Syair Awang Semaun who said that Brunei came from words, “Baru-nah”, after the group of clans or Sakai tribes led by Pateh Berbai went to the Brunei River looking for a place to establish a new country. After getting the area which had a very strategic position which was flanked by hills, water, easy to recognize and for transportation and rich fish as a lot of food sources in rivers, so they said new words, which means the place was very good, well-pleased and appropriate in their hearts to establish the country as they wished. Then the new words, eventually changed to Brunei. read more