Facts

  • Officially: Republic of Singapore
  • Singapore is one of the most peaceful countries in the world.
  • Capital: Singapore
  • Population 5.3 million
    • Life expectancy 79 years (men), 84 years (women)
    • Singaporeans are living an average of 83.1 years old – one of the longest in the world.
  • Major languages: English, Malay, Mandarin, Tamil
  • Major religions: Taoism, Buddhism, Islam, Christianity, Hinduism
  • Currency: Singapore dollar

News about Singapore

Geography

  • Area 660 sq km (255 sq miles)

Safety and Security