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Singapore Flag The Republic of Singapore is a city state located in Southeast Asia on an island at the southern end of the Malay Peninsula. It is a world leading financial center, as well as being one of the world's busiest ports.

Singapore is very densely populated, in fact it is the second most densely populated country after Monaco. As of 2009, Singapore had a population of 4,987,600. About 3.7 million of the city state's inhabitants are Singaporean citizens or permanent residents, and the rest, about 1.3 million are foreigners. The government of Singapore has specifically encouraged foreigners to immigrate to Singapore, not only for business reasons, but because very low birth rates (below replacement levels) mean that otherwise the population would be in decline.

The primary official language in Singapore is English, but Malay, Mandarain Chinese, and Tamil are also all official recognized. There are two main forms of English spoken in Singapore: Standard Singapore English ("SSE"), and Singapore Colloquial English ("Singlish"). Standard Singapore English derives from British English (Singapore was a British colony for 146 years) but contains local English, and is the primary language for formal and professional communications. Singlish is an English-based creole language containing many loan words taken from other languages, and although used in some local media such as TV and movies, is widely considered to be of low prestige, and its use has been discouraged by the Singaporean government.

Singapore Country Details


Country Name Singapore
Political Status Country
Geographic Location Southeastern Asia
Flag Singapore Flag
Principal Languages
  • Chinese
  • English
  • Malay
  • Mandarin
  • Tamil
  • Capital Singapore


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    Lonely Planet Singapore (City Guide)
    By Lonely Planet

    Lonely Planet
    Released: February 15th, 2018
    Paperback (224 pages)

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    Lonely Planet Singapore (City Guide)
    • Manufacturer: Lonely Planet
    • Brand: Lonely Planet
    • ISBNs: 1786573504, 9781786573506
    • EAN: 9781786573506
    • PartNumber: 47744210
    Details:
    • Paperback
    • Format: Illustrated
    • Edition: 11
    • Number of Pages: 224
    • Authors: Lonely Planet, Ria de Jong
    • Publication Date: February 15th, 2018
    • Release Date: February 15th, 2018
    Physical Description:
    • Size: 7.8 Inches by 5.15 Inches by 0.65 Inches
    • Weight: 0.56879263596 Pounds
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    DK Eyewitness Top 10 Singapore (Pocket Travel Guide)
    By DK Eyewitness

    Released: January 16th, 2018
    Paperback (128 pages)

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    DK Eyewitness Top 10 Singapore (Pocket Travel Guide)
    • Manufacturer: DK Eyewitness Travel
    • ISBN: 1465467823
    • EAN: 9781465467829
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    • Paperback
    • Edition: Revised
    • Number of Pages: 128
    • Author: DK Eyewitness
    • Publication Date: January 16th, 2018
    • Release Date: January 16th, 2018
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    • Size: 7.56 Inches by 4.06 Inches by 0.48 Inches
    • Weight: 0.48 Pounds
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    DK Eyewitness Malaysia and Singapore (Travel Guide)
    By DK Eyewitness

    Dk Pub
    Released: January 12th, 2016
    Paperback (356 pages)

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    DK Eyewitness Malaysia and Singapore (Travel Guide)
    • Manufacturer: DK Eyewitness Travel
    • Brand: Dk Pub
    • ISBNs: 9781465440051, 1465440054
    • EAN: 9781465440051
    • PartNumber: illustrations
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    • Paperback
    • Edition: Reprint, Revised
    • Number of Pages: 356
    • Author: DK Eyewitness
    • Publication Date: January 12th, 2016
    • Release Date: January 12th, 2016
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    • Size: 8.75 Inches by 5.25 Inches by 0.81 Inches
    • Weight: 1.3 Pounds
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    The Rough Guide to Singapore (Travel Guide with Free eBook) (Rough Guides)
    By Rough Guides

    Rough Guides
    Released: September 3rd, 2019
    Paperback (208 pages)

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    The Rough Guide to Singapore (Travel Guide with Free eBook) (Rough Guides)
    • Manufacturer: Rough Guides
    • Brand: Rough Guides
    • ISBN: 1789194504
    • EAN: 9781789194500
    • PartNumber: unknown
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    • Paperback
    • Edition: 9
    • Number of Pages: 208
    • Author: Rough Guides
    • Publication Date: September 3rd, 2019
    • Release Date: September 3rd, 2019
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    • Size: 8.0 Inches by 5.0 Inches by 0.25 Inches
    • Weight: 0.4 Pounds
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    Fodor's In Focus Singapore (Full-color Travel Guide)
    By Fodor’s Travel Guides

    Fodor's Travel
    Released: November 10th, 2020
    Paperback (256 pages)

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    Fodor's In Focus Singapore (Full-color Travel Guide)
    • Manufacturer: Fodor's Travel
    • Brand: Fodor's Travel
    • ISBN: 1640972846
    • EAN: 9781640972841
    Details:
    • Paperback
    • Edition: 1
    • Number of Pages: 256
    • Author: Fodor’s Travel Guides
    • Publication Date: November 10th, 2020
    • Release Date: November 10th, 2020
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    • Size: 7.38 Inches by 4.25 Inches by 0.0 Inches
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    Fodor's Singapore 25 Best (Full-color Travel Guide)
    By Fodor's Travel Guides

    Fodor's Travel
    Released: November 13th, 2018
    Paperback (128 pages)

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    Fodor's Singapore 25 Best (Full-color Travel Guide)
    • Manufacturer: Fodor's Travel
    • Brand: Fodor's Travel
    • ISBN: 1640970967
    • EAN: 9781640970960
    • PartNumber: unknown
    Details:
    • Paperback
    • Format: Illustrated
    • Edition: 6
    • Number of Pages: 128
    • Author: Fodor's Travel Guides
    • Publication Date: November 13th, 2018
    • Release Date: November 13th, 2018
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    • Size: 7.7 Inches by 4.9 Inches by 0.6 Inches
    • Weight: 0.45 Pounds
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    Lonely Planet Pocket Singapore
    By Lonely Planet

    Lonely Planet
    Released: June 18th, 2019
    Paperback (192 pages)

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    Lonely Planet Pocket Singapore
    • Manufacturer: Lonely Planet
    • Brand: Lonely Planet
    • ISBN: 1786578433
    • EAN: 9781786578433
    • PartNumber: 34467220
    Details:
    • Paperback
    • Edition: 6
    • Number of Pages: 192
    • Authors: Lonely Planet, Ria de Jong
    • Publication Date: June 18th, 2019
    • Release Date: June 18th, 2019
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    • Size: 6.0 Inches by 4.35 Inches by 0.65 Inches
    • Weight: 0.42328754304 Pounds
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    Lonely Planet Malaysia, Singapore & Brunei (Multi Country Guide)
    By Lonely Planet, Brett Atkinson, Austin Bush, Anna Kaminski & Ria de Jong

    Lonely Planet
    Released: August 20th, 2019
    Paperback (640 pages)

    Lonely Planet Malaysia, Singapore & Brunei (Multi Country Guide)
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    Lonely Planet Malaysia, Singapore & Brunei (Multi Country Guide)
    • Manufacturer: Lonely Planet
    • Brand: Lonely Planet
    • ISBN: 1786574802
    • EAN: 9781786574800
    • PartNumber: 54158080
    Details:
    • Paperback
    • Edition: 14
    • Number of Pages: 640
    • Authors: Lonely Planet, Simon Richmond, Brett Atkinson, Lindsay Brown, Austin Bush, Damian Harper, Anna Kaminski, Anita Isalska, Ria de Jong
    • Publication Date: August 20th, 2019
    • Release Date: August 20th, 2019
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    • Size: 7.85 Inches by 5.2 Inches by 1.15 Inches
    • Weight: 1.14860838502 Pounds
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    Insight Guides Explore Singapore (Travel Guide with Free eBook) (Insight Explore Guides)
    By Insight Guides

    Insight Guides
    Released: April 1st, 2019
    Paperback (144 pages)

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    Insight Guides Explore Singapore (Travel Guide with Free eBook) (Insight Explore Guides)
    • Manufacturer: Insight Guides
    • Brand: Insight Guides
    • ISBN: 1786719843
    • EAN: 9781786719843
    • PartNumber: unknown
    Details:
    • Paperback
    • Edition: 2
    • Number of Pages: 144
    • Author: Insight Guides
    • Publication Date: April 1st, 2019
    • Release Date: April 1st, 2019
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    • Size: 7.75 Inches by 4.75 Inches by 0.75 Inches
    • Weight: 0.5 Pounds
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    The Monocle Travel Guide to Singapore: The Monocle Travel Guide Series
    gestalten
    Released: April 20th, 2016
    Hardcover (144 pages)

    The Monocle Travel Guide to Singapore: The Monocle Travel Guide Series
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    The Monocle Travel Guide to Singapore: The Monocle Travel Guide Series
    • Manufacturer: gestalten
    • Brand: gestalten
    • ISBN: 3899556224
    • EAN: 9783899556223
    • PartNumber: Illustrated
    Details:
    • Hardcover
    • Number of Pages: 144
    • Publication Date: April 20th, 2016
    • Release Date: April 20th, 2016
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    • Size: 8.44 Inches by 5.69 Inches by 0.56 Inches
    • Weight: 0.70106999316 Pounds
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