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Singapore is officially known as Republic of Singapore. It is an independent country in Southeast Asia. It is located north of the equator in Southeast Asia. Singapore is divided from Malaysia; the country has north by Straits of Johor and south by Indonesia's Riau Islands. Singapore gained their independence in 9th August 1965. Singapore taking its place among the World's fourth leading economical center and port of Singapore is one of the five busiest ports in the world. Singapore is the play a main role in international trade and finance. Singapore country total population is 5,076,700 in 2010 estimation. It is second most compactly peopled in the world after Monaco. The country total land area is 274.2 sq mi, about 23% of land area was occupied the forest and nature reserves. Singapore official language is English, and national language is Malay. The country capital city is Singapore. The country currency is called as Singapore dollar. Singapore climate is humid rainforest climate. May and June months are hottest and November and December make up the wetter monsoon season. Agriculture is playing an important role of Singapore's economy. The country has small fishing industry. In Worldwide Singapore has 11th rank in best quality of life in Asia. Singapore holds the world's ninth largest foreign investments. Singapore has on-going land reclamation projects with earth gained from its own hills, the seabed, and neighboring countries. Singapore is also has world-class infrastructure and state-of-the art facilities are well known to the world. The Singapore country preserves armed forces that are technologically advanced and well-equipped.

Singapore Recreation, Culture and Attractions

The form of Singapore stems from the essential cultural range of the island. Singapore has the settlers of the past have given the place a combination of Malay, Chinese, Indian, and European influences, all of which have intermixed. Singapore has fishing village under the British Empire, is a combined and consistent description of various cultures. Most of the Singapore people are spoken in English. The country commonly using languages are Mandarin Chinese, Malay or Tamil. The country is a multi-religious country, the roots of which can be traced to its premeditated location. There are a good number of Buddhists, Christians, and Catholics in Singapore. In Singapore each ethnic group has its own specific religion and there are follow the colorful festivals of special importance all year round. During that time they are special to conducted races it is nonetheless enjoyed by all. Singapore's folk music includes origins of Tamil, Chinese, and Malay sounds to produce a lovely unification of sounds that is specifically Singaporean. The Singapore culture is one of the richest in the world. Singapore food does not fail on the seafood front either. Singapore's favorite outdoor sports are football, basketball, cricket, swimming, and sailing. And most favorite indoor sports are table tennis and badminton. Singaporean sportsmen have performed in regional as well as international competitions in sports such as table tennis, badminton, bowling, sailing, silat, swimming and water polo. Singapore is the one of the most exciting tourist destinations in the world. Singapore has thousands of tourism attractions. Thousands of tourists from all parts of the world gather in to the several Singapore tourist attractions every year.

Singapore Demographics

Singapore total population - 4,740,737
Singapore male population - 2,308,964
Singapore female population - 2,431,773
Singapore chinese population - 3,535,203
Singapore Malays population - 639,345
Singapore Indian population - 413,694
Singapore Eurasian population - 112,825

Singapore Education

Primary education stage for children aged between six to seven years in Singapore. There are four subjects in primary school - English, Mathematics, Science and Mother Tongue language. Generally Mother Tongue language is refers to the first language in Singapore's education system. The secondary education is depended upon the student's performance in the primary school-leaving examination. There are many who attend vocational education institutes. Some of the students are attending the Singapore Sports School or a school with Integrated Programme where they bypass the singapore-Cambridge GCE 'O' Level altogether. In these level students around the sixteen years, they are enrolling into a Junior College. There are five universities in Singapore. The education system in Singapore also humors in and emboldens deeply co-curricular activities, performing arts, youth clubs and societies for overall development of personality, behavior, nature of the students.

Singapore Symbols

Singapore nickname - "The fine country"
Singapore state Flag
Singapore Flag
Singapore state Flower
Singapore Flower
Singapore state Bird
Singapore Bird
Crimson Sunbird
Singapore state Mammal
Singapore Mammal
The merlion
Singapore state Song
Singapore Song
'Majulah Singapura'

Singapore History

By the 14th century, Singapore was fixed in the struggle between Siam and the Java-based Majapahit Empire for control over the Malay Peninsula. During this period Singapore had become part of the huge Sri Vijayan Empire it was known as the Temasek. In the 14th century Singapore was conquered in one Majapahit attack. Later Iskandar Shah killed the local chieftain and installed himself as the island's new ruler. He is the prince of Palembang. Soon later, he was possessed out, whichever by the Siamese or by the Javanese forces of the Majapahit and flown north to Malacca where he founded the Malacca Sultanate. In the primary 15th century Singapore was a Thai vassal state, but the Malacca Sultanate which Iskandar had founded quickly extended its authority over the island. Among the 16th and first 19th centuries, it was a part of the Sultanate of Johor. In 1511, Malay admiral fled to Singapore and it is founded a new capital at Johor Lama. In 1587 the Portuguese devastated Johor Lama. On the 6th February 1819 Singapore was founded as a trading station by Sir Stamford Raffles under an agreement among the British East India Company and the Sultan of Johor and the Malay ruler of the island. Singapore became a British colony in 1824. During the World War II, the country was occupied by the Japanese from 1942 to 1945. In the year of 1959 Singapore became a self-governing state within the Commonwealth. In August 9th 1963 Singapore gained their independence from Britain. Today the Singapore is quickly developing manufacturing base. It is also a major oil refining and distribution center and it is an important financial center in Asia.

Singapore Tourism

Singapore has many popular tourist attractions. The country tourism industry is contributing to the importance of its economy. Singapore tourism is a major industry in the world and attracts millions of tourists each year. The country tourism industry has been on increase and stood as the major contributor of revenues. The country tourism is provides outstanding experience, for its visitors in some of its highlighted attractions. Singapore food also attracted tourists, with the Singapore Food Festival held every July to celebrate Singapore's cuisine. Singapore Christmas Light Up and the Singapore Jewel Festivals are annual festivals in Singapore. The Singapore tourist island of Sentosa is attracts more than 5 million visitors of every year it is located in the south of Singapore. Orchard Road is home to multi-story shopping centers and hotels. And other tourist attractions are Singapore Zoo and Night Safari, Singapore has many parks also.

Singapore Transportation

Singapore has well conventional unified Public Transport System. The country has major international transportation center in Asia. There is a well-organized public transportation network in Singapore which offers taxis, buses, and the modern Mass Rapid Transit rail system. Singapore is a second busiest port in the World. Rail transportation is major transportation in Singapore. The main island of Singapore is linked to the other islands by ferryboat services. Rail and bus transportation system is a most important for work and school for Singaporeans. Singapore's bus network is really regular and comprehensive. In Singapore domestic transport infrastructure has a well-related island-wide road transport system which includes a network of expressways. Most of the Singaporeans are depending upon the bus transportation. The airport currently has three passenger terminals. The Singapore Changi Airport is the one of the most important air center in the region.

Singapore Taxes

Singapore Country federal Goods and Services Tax - 7%
Singapore Country Corporation tax - 17%
Singapore Country Income Tax - 20%
Singapore Country Sales Tex - 7%
Singapore Country Value Added Tax (VAT) - 7%
Singapore country Property Tax - 10%

Singapore Universities

National University of Singapore, Kent Ridge, Singapore - 33,000 Students
Nanyang Technological University, Nanyang Avenue, Singapore - 30,256 Students
Singapore Management University, Bras Basah, Singapore - 4,742 Students
SIM University, Clementi, Singapore - 9,737 Students
James Cook University Singapore, 600 Upper Thomson Road, Singapore - 1,200 Students
University of New South Wales Asia, Queenstown, singapore- 148 Students
Curtin University of Technology, Singapore, Singapore - 1,100 Students

Singapore Religions

Singapore Buddhism Population is 33.3%
Singapore Christianity Population is 18.3%
Singapore No religion Population is 17.0%
Singapore Islam Population is 14.7%
Singapore Taoism religions Population is 10.9%
Singapore Hinduism Population is 5.1%
Singapore Other religion Population is 0.7%

Singapore Constituency

Ang Mo Kio Group Representative Constituency, Singapore
Bishan - Toa Payoh Group Representative Constituency, Singapore
Jalan Besar Group Representative Constituency, Singapore
Tanjong Pagar Group Representative Constituency, Singapore
Yio Chu Kang Single Member Constituency, Singapore
Aljunied Group Representative Constituency, Singapore
Hougang Single Member Constituency, Singapore
Pasir Ris-Punggol Group Representative Constituency, Singapore
Tampines Group Representative Constituency, Singapore
Bukit Panjang Single Member Constituency, Singapore
Holland-Bukit Timah Group Representative Constituency, Singapore
Nee Soon Central Single Member Constituency, Singapore
Nee Soon East Single Member Constituency, Singapore
Sembawang Group Representative Constituency, Singapore
East Coast Group Representative Constituency, Singapore
Joo Chiat Single Member Constituency, Singapore
MacPherson Single Member Constituency, Singapore
Marine Parade Group Representative Constituency, Singapore
Potong Pasir Single Member Constituency, Singapore
Choa Chu Kang Single Member Constituency, Singapore
Hong Kah Group Representative Constituency, Singapore
Jurong Group Representative Constituency, Singapore
West Coast Group Representative Constituency, Singapore

Singapore Government

The Government of Singapore is parliamentary republic Government with a Westminster system of unicameral parliamentary government representing different constituencies. The Constitution of Singapore founded representative democracy as the nation's political system in Singapore. The country executive powers rests with the cabinet. This cabinet head is Prime Minister. The office of President of Singapore, historically a traditional one, was granted some veto powers in 1991 for a few key decisions such as the use of the national funds and the appointment of judicial positions. Parliamentary elections are conducted with plurality-based. The president appoints a Member of Parliament as Prime Minister and accordance with the advice of the prime minister, appoints an attorney general. Singapore enjoyed a rare political continuity. Singapore has five Community Development Councils. These are appointed by the board of management of the People's Association for districts.

Singapore Parks

Singapore country has many national parks, community parks, coastal parks, nature parks and Riverine Parks. Some of the natural parks are Esplanade Park: It is the oldest park in the Singapore. It has many historical landmarks. It is located in the Esplanade within the Downtown Core of the Central Area in Singapore's central business district. War Memorial Park: The Park is located along Beach Road in the Downtown Core of Singapore's Central Region. Youth Olympic Park: It is the country's first park. It is located at Raffles Avenue, at the junction of Raffles Avenue. Admiralty Park: It is a big national park in Singapore. The park has a nature area spanning 20 hectares in size. Bukit Batok Nature Park: This Park was developed on an abandoned quarry site in 1988. This is suitable for a peaceful walk as the serene ambience of the park.

Singapore Geography

Singapore a nation located in South East Asia. The port of Singapore is considered as one of the five busiest airports in the world. So the Singapore nation is world's important hub for trade, communications, and tourism. The nation of Singapore is also recognized as a green city or Pulau Ujong. In the world the country of Singapore is rated as main resourceful society. The total area encompassed by the country of Singapore is 692.7 sq km. Out of the total area the area covered by land is about 682.7 sq km. The total water area of Singapore is only 10 sq km. The weather of the Singapore nation is temperate and sultry. Malaysia from the nation of Singapore is connected by two causeway bridges. The island of Singapore is incorporated with 63 islands. Bukit Timah Hill is the peak point of Singapore which is situated at 166 m or 545 ft. The annual normal temperature of the country of Singapore is 23 to 32 °C or 73 to 90 °F. In the north apart 96km of the equator, stuck among longitude 103 degrees 36' East and 104 degrees 25' east are the geographic coordinates of Singapore nation.

Singapore Economy

Singapore is a highly developed state with capitalist mixed economy. Singapore is the fastest growing economic country in the World. This country economy has been World's 10th ranked on competitive and innovative. Singapore has open business environment, relatively corruption-free, transparent and it has quality of infrastructure. The economy was growth at 2.2% the following year. This growth is due to a rise in the number of new orders, production output, finished goods stock, employment and imports. Singapore has thousands of foreign deportees work in multi-national companies. It is the most business-friendly economic country in the World.