Guide to SINGAPORE
SINGAPORE which official name is Republic of Singapore or Singapore, is a country from Asia located at the Southeastern Asia, islands between Malaysia and Indonesia. SINGAPORE's capital is Singapore which is the most populated city with about 3,547,809 inhabitants.
History of SINGAPORE
SINGAPORE's government is parliamentary republic; a Republic with a Ceremonial government type, with President Sellapan Ramanathan as head of state and Prime Minister Lee Hsien Loong as head of government.
Other symbols of SINGAPORE are Singapore motto " Majulah Singapura (Malay, Onward Singapore) Singapore anthem "Majulah Singapura (Onwards Singapore) Singapore flag.Singapore flag is composed by two equal horizontal bands of red (top) and white; near the hoist side of the red band, there is a vertical, white crescent (closed portion is toward the hoist side) partially enclosing five white five-pointed stars arranged in a circle .
SINGAPORE's history is quite long: Singapore was founded as a British trading colony in 1819. It joined the Malaysian Federation in 1963 but separated two years later and became independent. Singapore subsequently became one of the world's most prosperous countries with strong international trading links (its port is one of the world's busiest in terms of tonnage handled) and with per capita GDP equal to that of the leading nations of Western Europe.
SINGAPORE has an area of 693Km ,with a coastline of 193, this small area is composed by 682.7 sq km of land and 10 sq km of water. Singapore geography is known by it's lowland and gently undulating central plateau contains water catchment area and nature preserve .
Guide to travel to SINGAPORE
If you are thinking on traveling to SINGAPORE, you will have to take in consideration some points like SINGAPORE's currency, SINGAPORE's weather, SINGAPORE's national holiday and SINGAPORE's transports.
The first thing you need to know for your travels abroad is country's currency. SINGAPORE`s currency is called dollar ( S$), which is divided in 100 cents. For your consideration, dollar's exchange rate is about 0 per dolar.1.3630000750.
SINGAPORE's weather is characterized to be tropical; hot, humid, rainy; two distinct monsoon seasons - Northeastern monsoon (December to March) and Southwestern monsoon (June to September); inter-monsoon - frequent afternoon and early evening thunderstorms. So be sure of choosing the proper date to travel to SINGAPORE.
You can also consider to visit SINGAPORE on it's national holiday to get in SINGAPORE's culture. If you do so, SINGAPORE's national holiday is called National Day, 9 August.
Also, if you like natural wonders, don't forget to visit the highest point of SINGAPORE: Bukit Timah 166 m. And try also to get to SINGAPORE's lowest point: Singapore Strait 0 mBut if you prefer the city, you must visit SINGAPORE's tallest structure: ( ).
Don't be afraid to take a flight to SINGAPORE, with more than 9 airports and 3 airlines, you will get to SINGAPORE without problems. Once there, you can choose the transport type that better fits your needs. SINGAPORE has about0 of railways, and also0 of roadways, so is a good place for a car trip.
SINGAPORE is known by Singapores as Republic of Singapore or Singapore in the shortened way. Singapore, about 4,553,009 people, are composed by different ethnics: Chinese 76.8%, Malay 13.9%, Indian 7.9%, other 1.4% (2000 census). And they also have different languages: English, Chinese, Malay, Tamil.
Another relevant point nowadays it's SINGAPORE's religion. Singapores are divided in Buddhist 42.5%, Muslim 14.9%, Taoist 8.5%, Hindu 4%, Catholic 4.8%, other Christian 9.8%, other 0.7%, none 14.8% (2000 census). So you can visit any of it's3 like Saint Andrew's Cathedral, Singapore .
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