Key Facts and Figures

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Formal Name Republic of Singapore
Capital Singapore
Official Languages Mandarin, English, Malay, Tamil
Currency Singapore dollars (SGD)
Dialling Code +65
Emergency number 995
Time Zone SST ( UTC + 8 )
Daylight Savings Time Singapore currently does not employ time zone changes and daylight saving
Units of Measure Metric System
Electricity 220-240 volts; frequency of 50 hertz
Government Parliamentary republic
Population 4,740,737 (July 2011 est.)
Climate Tropical; hot, humid, rainy; two distinct monsoon seasons - Northeastern monsoon (December to March) and Southwestern monsoon (June to September); inter-monsoon - frequent afternoon and early evening thunderstorms
Land Surface 687 sq km
Coastline 193 km


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Further Information

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