Singapore Vacations and Tourism Guide
Who was there
Surface:The total land area of Singapore is 683 sq km.
Population: The population of Singapore is around 4,500,000, with 76.4%25 being of Chinese origin, 14.9%25 Malay, 6.4%25 Indian.
System of government: Singapore is a parliamentary republic.
Religion: The main religions followed are Buddhism, Islam, Hinduism, Christianity and Tao.
Official Language: English is the language of business and administration. Other languages spoken are Chinese, Malay and Tamil.
Government: Singapore is a parliamentary republic.
Climate: Singapore has a wet tropical climate with no clearly defined seasons.
Units of measure and electricity: Singapore follows the metric system of measurement with a local measure used in some parts. The official electricity unit is 220V, 50 Hz.
Time Zone: The Singapore standard time is GMT + 8.
Currency: Singapore dollar (1 € = 2.1 SGD).
Travel documents required: Most western nationals do not require a visa to travel to Singapore, for short visits.