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The culture in Brunei is strongly influenced
by Islam, but also to some extent by Hinduism, religious
belief and ancestral worship. Muslim culture is not
least reflected in architecture.
In the capital Bandar Seri Begawan is especially
noticeable the Sultan Omar Ali Saifuddin Mosque (built
in 1958) which has a large golden dome and is made of
exclusive material from different parts of the world.
Latest population statistics of Brunei, including religious profiles and major languages spoken as well as population growth rates in next three decades.
In the capital there is also an arts and crafts
center (built in 1975) where you can see samples of
Brunei crafts: boatbuilding, silversmithing and carpet
weaving. Gong-gong is an important traditional musical