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  • Skyline at night
    Island Life

    Singapore as a country consists of one large island, and 63 other very small ones.

  • Graffiti

    Despite being so densely populated and urban, Singapore is the largest exporter of ornamental fish - 25% of the world market.

  • People canoeing
    Out for a Duck

    In 2002 the charity event 'The Great Singapore Duck Race' set a record when more than 123,000 toy ducks took to the Singapore River.

  • girl
    Happy Birthday

    The month of October sees more births in Singapore than any other month.

  • Museum - lotus flower
    On the Road

    There are over 3,000 kilometres of roads in Singapore. Placed end to end, you could drive from Singapore to Hong Kong.

Fast Facts

  • Official Name: Republic of Singapore
  • Capital: Singapore
  • Population: 5.5 million
  • Official Language: Mandarin & English
  • Currency: Singapore Dollar
  • Government Type: Parliamentary Republic
  • Academic Year
    Semester 1: August to December
    Semester 2: January to May 

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