Belait is the largest district (Malay: daerah) in Brunei, as well as the western-most. The word 'Belait' is taken from the name of the native inhabitants of Belait, the Belait People. The district is administered from the town of Kuala Belait, its capital. Belait is governed by an appointed District Officer. The current District Officer of Belait is The Honourable Haji Jamain bin Momin. Other major town includes include Seria town and Sungai Liang.
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... The Belait District, and Seria town in particular, is the heart of the oil and gas industry in Brunei ... There are two onshore oil and gas fields in the district - the large Seria Oil Field discovered in 1929 which is still producing hydrocarbons even today, and the smaller Rasau Field close to the town of Kuala ... In the eastern part of the district, Liang is currently experiencing a major development with the establishment of SPARK, which is a 271 hectare site developed to be a world class petrochemical hub ...
... The Belait People are an ethnic group which reside mainly in the Belait district of Brunei ... They are the native inhabitants of the Belait district from which the name was taken ... The majority of the Belait People live in the Belait district and they are overwhelmingly Muslims ...
... Seria is located in the Belait District, in the mukim of the same name ... It has an area of 0.603 km² The administrative capital of the Belait district, Kuala Belait is located about 10 miles (16 kilometers) to the west and is ... Mukim Labi, also in the Belait district is located to the east of Seria and the national capital of Bandar Seri Begawan is about 100 km to the north-east ...
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