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4º39N 114º40E, pop (2002e) 23 200. Town in Belait district, W Brunei, SE Asia; located SW of Bandar Seri Begawan; rich oil reserves were discovered here (1929) and commercial production began in 1932; a tanker terminal for the export of crude oil opened in 1972; gas turbine plant.

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