Singapore, officially the Republic of Singapore

It is a sovereign island country and city-state in maritime Southeast Asia.

Singapore, officially the Republic of Singapore

The Republic of Singapore is a country located at the southern tip of the Malay Peninsula, 137 kilometers north of the Equator, in Southeast Asia. It is separated from Malaysia by the Straits of Johor to the north, and the Indonesian Riau Islands by the Straits of Singapore to the south. Singapore is the fourth largest financial center and a global metropolitan city that plays an important role in international trade and finance. The Port of Singapore is one of the five busiest ports in the world. The Economist Intelligence Unit ranked Singapore as the country with the best quality of life in Asia and the eleventh best worldwide in the “Quality-Of-Life Index” list. The country is also equipped with a sophisticated and technologically complete military force


Singapore played a small role in the development of Southeast Asian history until Sir Stamford Raffles established a British port there. Under the rule of the British colonies, Singapore has become a very strategic port as it is located in the middle of the trade route between India and China which is now one of the most important ports in the world till now. During World War II, Singapore was captured by the Japanese army from 1942 to 1945. Among the heroes killed in defending Singapore in this war was Lieutenant Adnan bin Saidi.

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Singapore is one of the popular destinations. To attract more tourists, the government has decided to lift the gambling ban and allow the construction of two casino lodges developed in Marina South and Sentosa in 2005. The government has also announced that the city area is being transformed into an exciting place with further brighten public and commercial buildings. Food is also a major attraction for tourists with the Singapore Food Festival held every July to celebrate Singaporean cuisine.

Singapore also promotes itself as a center of medical tourism and about 200,000 foreigners receive medical care here every year. Singapore’s medical services have served one million patients by 2012 to generate revenue of US $ 3 billion.


Singapore is a major international transport hub in Asia located at the crossroads of sea and air trade routes.

The Port of Singapore was the second busiest port in the world in 2005. In addition, the Port of Singapore is the busiest in the world for unloading traffic, as well as the largest ship refueling center in the world.

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Republic of Singapore

Singapore at a glance

  • Country: Singapore
  • Capital: Singapore
  • Area: 73,904 km2
  • Population: 3,900,000


  • Gardens by the Bay: Explore all three gardens, including entrance to the Cloud Forest and Flower Dome.
  • East Coast Park: Offering a exciting diversity of recreational, sporting and dining activities. With the theme “Recreation for All”, the park has an activity for everyone.
  • National Gallery Singapore:
  • National Museum of Singapore: Must visit museums for art memorabilia
  • Ubin Island: A paradise for nature lovers, Pulau Ubin has plenty to offer with its lush greenery and abundant wildlife.
  • Singapore Zoo: Make your visit extra wild! Go behind-the-scenes and get closer to wildlife!

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