Singapore

Information

Official Name: 
Republic of Singapore

Area: 
715.1 km2

Population: 
5,312,400

Capital: 
Singapore

Language(s): 
English, Mandarin, Malay and Tamil

Religions: 
Buddhism, Christianity, Hinduism, Islam and Taoism

Currency: 
Singapore Dollar (SGD)

Anthem: 
Majulah Singapura

Economy: 
INDUSTRY: Petrochemicals, Machinery and Electronics Manufacturing, Pharmaceuticals

SERVICES: Banking and Finance, Information Technology, Tourism

EXPORT: Electronics, Pharmaceuticals, Chemicals, Mineral Fuels

Tour Info

Singapore Tourism Board
Address: Tourism Court 1 Orchard Spring Lane Singapore 247729

Tel: 6736-6622 

visitsingapore.com

Tourist Information Hotline
at 1800-736-2000 (toll-free in Singapore), or +65-6736-2000 (from overseas).

* Operating hours for the Tourist Information Hotline is Monday to Friday (excluding Public Holidays), 9am to 6pm.

Republic of Singapore

Many people marvel at the beauty of Singapore and her progressiveness. Most impressive to note is that she was formerly just a humble fishing village, inhabited by an indigenous settlement.

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Information

Official Name: 
Republic of Singapore

Area: 
715.1 km2

Population: 
5,312,400

Capital: 
Singapore

Language(s): 
English, Mandarin, Malay and Tamil

Religions: 
Buddhism, Christianity, Hinduism, Islam and Taoism

Currency: 
Singapore Dollar (SGD)

Anthem: 
Majulah Singapura

Economy: 
INDUSTRY: Petrochemicals, Machinery and Electronics Manufacturing, Pharmaceuticals

SERVICES: Banking and Finance, Information Technology, Tourism

EXPORT: Electronics, Pharmaceuticals, Chemicals, Mineral Fuels

Tour Info

Singapore Tourism Board
Address: Tourism Court 1 Orchard Spring Lane Singapore 247729

Tel: 6736-6622 

visitsingapore.com

Tourist Information Hotline
at 1800-736-2000 (toll-free in Singapore), or +65-6736-2000 (from overseas).

* Operating hours for the Tourist Information Hotline is Monday to Friday (excluding Public Holidays), 9am to 6pm.

Republic of Singapore

Many people marvel at the beauty of Singapore and her progressiveness. Most impressive to note is that she was formerly just a humble fishing village, inhabited by an indigenous settlement.

Fast forward to today. Singapore is a bustling cosmopolitan city populated with high-rise buildings and landscape gardens. Brimming with a harmonious blend of culture, cuisine, arts and architecture, Singapore is a dynamic city that's rich in contrast and colour. In fact, you can even say that Singapore embodies the finest of both East and West.

Being a multi-racial society, Singapore is as diverse as it is cohesive. With so much to see and do, this is perhaps best experienced through your encounters with the locals. And if you're feeling nostalgic and looking to discover old world charm, you can explore and experience the island's key historical landmarks or memorials. You can also embark on a heritage trail and enjoy the sights and sounds at various cultural precincts, notably ChinatownLittle India and Kampong Glam.

If you prefer the bright city lights and being amidst the hustle and bustle, then you'll be delighted to know that there are numerous shopping malls, museums, and dining and entertainment hotspots to choose from. Get into the thick of the shopping action at the iconicOrchard Road stretch, or party the night away at the Clarke Quay or Boat Quay areas, both of which offer a myriad selection of nightlife activities.

The other thing that will strike you most about Singapore is its multifarious offering of food — day or night, there will always be something to whet your appetite. With a range of dining options from Peranakan to Chinese, Indian to Malay, fusion and more, you'll be spoilt for choice.

Beyond the history, culture, people, shopping and food, there are many more facets to Singapore's thriving cityscape for you to discover. And these can only be experienced as you immerse yourself in the exploration of this once fishing village turned cosmopolitan city.

For ideas on what to see and do, visit www.visitsingapore.com

Information

Official Name: 
Republic of Singapore

Area: 
715.1 km2

Population: 
5,312,400

Capital: 
Singapore

Language(s): 
English, Mandarin, Malay and Tamil

Religions: 
Buddhism, Christianity, Hinduism, Islam and Taoism

Currency: 
Singapore Dollar (SGD)

Anthem: 
Majulah Singapura

Economy: 
INDUSTRY: Petrochemicals, Machinery and Electronics Manufacturing, Pharmaceuticals

SERVICES: Banking and Finance, Information Technology, Tourism

EXPORT: Electronics, Pharmaceuticals, Chemicals, Mineral Fuels

Tour Info

Singapore Tourism Board
Address: Tourism Court 1 Orchard Spring Lane Singapore 247729

Tel: 6736-6622 

visitsingapore.com

Tourist Information Hotline
at 1800-736-2000 (toll-free in Singapore), or +65-6736-2000 (from overseas).

* Operating hours for the Tourist Information Hotline is Monday to Friday (excluding Public Holidays), 9am to 6pm.

Come explore all things Singapore. You will be surprise by the many options to fill your days.

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  • Chinese New Year 2018 in Singapore From 14 February 2018 - 24 February 2018

    Soak up the festive atmosphere of Chinese New Year during the celebrations held in Singapore’s Chinatown. Observed by Singaporeans from all walks of life, the festival begins on the 1st day of the 1st month in the Chinese calendar and ends on the 15th day.

  • Thaipusam in Singapore 31 January 2018

    Anchored by a large, colourful annual procession, Thaipusam sees Hindu devotees in Singapore seeking blessings, fulfilling vows and offering thanks.

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  • Christmas 2017 25 December 2017

    Christmas in Singapore is a big celebration that gives the locals another excuse to do what they love most: eat and shop.

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    ITB Asia – Asia’s Leading Travel Trade Show

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    Deepavali dazzles with the most intense of colours - rich saffron and turmeric - illuminated by the light of a thousand oil lamps.

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