Largest Cities in Singapore
Facts about Singapore
Official languages: English, Malay, Tamil, Chinese
Area: 693 km²
Population: 4.7 million residents
Population density: 6,786.59 residents per km²
Internet TLD: .sg
ISO codes: SG, SGP, 702
The telephone code for Singapore is +65
Flag of Singapore
The flag of Singapore, which was adopted in 1959 along with the coat of arms and anthem, is composed of a red and white horizontal stripe. To the left of the upper red stripe is a symbol of a white crescent moon and five five-pointed stars, which represent democracy, peace, progress, justice and equality. In addition, the crescent moon and stars are traditional symbols of Islam and on the flag of Singapore are intended to commemorate the Malay Muslim minority living in the country. According to the official interpretation, the flag expresses the emergence of a new nation, the color red means equality and white the purity of ideals and impeccability. Before 1959, the flag of Great Britain was used as the national flag.
Singapore (officially the Republic of Singapore, Republic of Singapore, Malay Republic of Singapore, Chinese 新加坡 共和国, Pinyin Xīnjiāpō Gònghéguó, also:新加坡, Tamil சிங்கப்பூர் குடியரசு Ciṅkappūr Kudiyarasu ) is an island and city-state and the smallest state in Southeast Asia in terms of area. See Singapore Location on World Map.
Singapore is considered one of the cities with the highest cost of living in the world. In addition, with more than eleven million foreign tourists a year, the city-state is one of the ten most visited cities in the world and, along with Hong Kong, is the most important financial center in Asia. Singapore is a multi-ethnic state in which the Chinese, Malays and Indians make up the largest part of the population.
The island state of Singapore, which is connected to the Malay Peninsula by a dam, was largely uninhabited from the 14th to the 18th century. Sir Thomas Raffles, representative of the English East India Company, recognized the strategic position of the island and set up a trading center there. Today Singapore is a world-class economic and financial center and one of the most important transhipment ports in Asia. He is a member of the Commonwealth of Nations.
Biggest Cities of Singapore by Population
Singapore: Singapore City
According to Abbreviation Finder, Singapore city is the capital of the Republic of Singapore.