Singapore Facts and History

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National Flag of Singapore

Interesting facts about Singapore

  • Official Name: Xinjiapo Gongheguo (Mandarin Chinese); Republik Singapura (Malay); Cingkappur Kudiyarasu (Tamil); Republic of Singapore (English)
  • Form of Government: unitary multiparty republic with one legislative house (Parliament [1011])
  • President: Halimah Yacob
  • Prime Minister: Lee Hsien Loong
  • GDP: 372.1 billion USD (2019)
  • Capital: Singapore
  • Population: 5.704 million (2019)
  • Official Languages: Malay
  • Currency: Singapore dollar
  • Timezone: GMT+8
  • Area: 728.3 km²
  • Dialing Code: +65
  • Major Mountain Ranges: Bukit Timah Hill,Mount Serapong,Bukit Gombak,Bukit Batok
  • Major Rivers: Kallang River,Rochor River,Geylang River
  • Continent: Asia
  • Border Countries: Malaysia and Indonesia. Singapore key statistical data.

Map of Singapore

National Symbols of Singapore

  • National Bird: Crimson Sunbird
  • National Anthem: “Majulah Singapura”
  • National Animal: lion
  • National Flower: Hybrid Orchid
  • National Poet: Edwin Thumboo
  • National Game: Football