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Official Country Name: Republic of Singapore
Capital: Singapore - it is an island city state.
Population: ca. 4.5 million
Telephone Code: +65
Time Zone: GMT +8
Area: (not sure) sq km
Language(s): English, Mandarin (with other dialects such as Hokkien, Teochew, Cantonese, etc), Malay, Tamil
Ethnic Groups: Chinese, Malay, Indian, Eurasian, Others
Highest Mountain: Bukit Timah Hill, only 100+ m high
President/Head of State: Mr President SR Nathan/ PM Lee Hsien Loong
Government: Democratic - PAP
Currency: Singapore Dollar SGD
Exchange Rate: GBP 1 = SGD 3.06, EUR 1 = SGD 2.13, USD 1 = SGD 1.63, AUD 1 = SGD 1.25, JPY 100 = SGD 1.58 (rates are correct as of 25 Jan 2005)
Health Risks: none at the moment
Electricity: 50/220v-240v. Power plugs used in Singapore are of the three-pin, square-shaped type
Weights & Measures: metric
Country Name in other languages: Singapur, Majula Singapura


Edited byrobi1921 on 20.06.2010 deedee85 on 05.03.2010 nisa2105 on 26.01.2005 nisa2105 on 25.01.2005 nisa2105 on 18.08.2004 gwentan on 26.03.2004

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