Singapore as a country consists of one large island, and 63 other very small ones.
Despite being so densely populated and urban, Singapore is the largest exporter of ornamental fish - 25% of the world market.
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.
The month of October sees more births in Singapore than any other month.
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.
- 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