Singapore Geography and Population

Singapore – geography The Republic of Singapore consists of the island of Singapore and 60 smaller islands, most of which are uninhabited. When the first Europeans arrived in the early 1800’s, there were only a few settlements along the rivers; in all, a few hundred people lived there. With the British transformation of the island […]

Sights of Singapore

Sights of Singapore

The Republic of Singapore is a country in Southeast Asia, located south of Malaysia. The city of Singapore is best known among the Dutch as a stopover on flight routes to Indonesia and Australia. Some of these travelers therefore see nothing more than the modern and clinical Changi Airport. Fortunately, more and more people are […]

Singapore Economy

Singapore Economy

Subchapters: Basic data Public finances and the state budget Banking system Tax system Basic data According to cheeroutdoor.com, Singapore is the region’s most advanced (and stable) economy. In the pandemic year 2020, draconian covid measures resulted in the historically highest deficit of 14% of GDP, so in 2021 and 2022 the government had to correct […]

Singapore Visa

Singapore Visa, Embassy, Holidays and Shopping

VISAS, ENTRY RULES, CUSTOMS REGULATIONS in Singapore If the period of stay in the country does not exceed 96 hours, a visa is not required. In this case, customs officers need to provide an air ticket to the next destination. If the stay exceeds 96 hours, you must apply for a visa. The following documents […]

Singapore History

Singapore History

Singapore is an island state in Southeast Asia, located at the southern end of the Malacca Peninsula, between the Strait of Malacca and the South China Sea. It includes 59 minor islets (20 of which are uninhabited) and the island of the same name (581 km 2), connected to the Malay peninsula, on the Strait […]

SINGAPORE State Flag

Singapore State Facts

  CAPITAL Singapore STATE STRUCTURE Parliamentary republic INTERNAL DIVISION Singapore is divided into 5 districts SQUARE 719.9 km² CLIMATE Equatorial OFFICIAL LANGUAGE English, Malay, Mandarin and Tamil CURRENCY Singapore dollar POPULATION 5.4 million NATIONAL COMPOSITION Chinese – 76.8%, Malays – 13.9%. Natives of India – 7.9%, most of them are Tamils, in smaller numbers – […]

Singapore Society

Singapore Society

Singapore, in English: (Republic of Singapore); in Chinese: (Xīnjīapō Gònghéguó); in Malay: (Republik Singapura); in Tamil: (Siṅkappūr Kuṭiyarasu). It is an island and city-state located south of the State of Johor on the Malaysian peninsula and north of the Riau Islands of Indonesia, separated from them by a strait. At 707.1 km², it is the smallest country in Southeast Asia. Singapore […]