Mukim Bangar, Brunei

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Mukim location
Mukim location
Temburong District in Brunei
Temburong District in Brunei
Country  Brunei
District Temburong District
Time zone Brunei Standard Time (UTC+8)

Bangar is a mukim in the Temburong District of Brunei. It is located in the north-west of the Temburong District bordering Mukim Labu to the north, Mukim Batu Apoi to the east, Mukim Amo to the south-east, Mukim Bokok to the south-west and Limbang, Sarawak (Malaysia) to the west and north. Mukim Bangar has one island within its vicinity which is Pulau Kibi.

Areas and divisions[edit]

Mukim Bangar includes these following areas:

  • Pekan Bangar Lama
  • Pekan Bangar Baru
  • Perkemahan Bangar
  • Kampong Menengah
  • Kampong Sungai Sulok
  • Kampong Sungai Tanit
  • Kampong Sungai Tanam
  • Kampong Balayang
  • Kampong Semamang
  • Kampong Buang Bulan
  • Kampong Belingus
  • Kampong Batang Tuau
  • Kampong Seri Tanjong Belayang
  • Kampong Puni
  • Kampong Ujong Jalan

Other locations[edit]

Other locations within the mukim include:

  • Pulau Kibi

Border crossings[edit]

Brunei entry stamp from the Puni border checkpoint.

There is a road border crossing into Malaysia's Sarawak state at Kampung Puni, 5km from Bangar town. The crossing has to be done by ferry across the Pandaruan River which forms the Brunei–Malaysia border. The customs, immigration and quarantine checkpoint is located 500m from the ferry towards Bangar. The Malaysian checkpoint is called Pandaruan and is 15km from Limbang.

Coordinates: 4°42′30″N 115°4′25″E / 4.70833°N 115.07361°E / 4.70833; 115.07361