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Locale Code: ms-BN

The locale code represents Malay language in Brunei.

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General information related to the locale code

Comprehensive ms-BN locale data for Brunei
Country NameBrunei
Country Name (Local)نݢارا بروني دار السلام
Country Flag🇧🇳
Country Area5765 km2
Country Code (ISO 3166-1)BN
Language NameMalay
Language Name (Local)bahasa Melayu
Language Code (ISO 639-1)ms
RegionSouth-Eastern Asia
Capital NameBandar Seri Begawan
Capital Latitude4.94029
Capital Longitude114.94806
Postal Code Format@@####
Postal Code Regex^([A-Z]{2}\d{4})$


The currency used for the locale code ms-BN is Brunei Dollar.

Currency information for Brunei and ms-BN locale
Currency NameBrunei Dollar
Currency Name (Local)Brunei dollar
Currency CodeBND
Currency Symbol$
Currency Numeric96
Currency Subunit Value100
Currency Subunit NameCents


Brunei has one timezone with UTC offset UTC+08:00.



Brunei shares only one border with Malaysia and it's not landlocked.

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What is 'ms-BN' locale code?

Every locale code is a unique identifier for a specific language and country (or region). It is used in software development to localize applications and websites. Locale code is a combination of ISO 639-1 language code and ISO 3166-1 country code. For example, ms_BN is a locale code for Malay language in Brunei. Locale codes are used to define the language and country settings for date, time, currency, and number formatting. They are also used to translate user interfaces and messages in software applications. Locale codes are essential for building multilingual and internationalized software products. They are used in programming languages, frameworks, and libraries to provide internationalization and localization features. Locale codes are also used in databases, operating systems, and web browsers to provide language and country-specific settings. Locale codes are standardized by the International Organization for Standardization (ISO) and are widely used in software development.