Southeast Asia

Which Southeast Asian country is one of the world’s richest

The tiny nation of Brunei (composed of just 2,226 square miles [5,765 square kilometers]), located on the island of Borneo, is one of the world’s richest countries. Brunei’s wealth is based on its oil and gas exports. Sultan and Prime Minister His Majesty Paduka Seri Baginda Sultan Haji Hassanal Bolkiah Mu’izzaddin Waddaulah, who is the ruler of Brunei, is one of the richest men in the world.


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