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Republic of Singapore
Republik Singapura  (Malay)
新加坡共和国 (Chinese)
சிங்கப்பூர் குடியரசு (Tamil)
FlagCoat of arms
Motto: 
"Majulah Singapura" (Malay)
"Onward, Singapore"
Anthem: Majulah Singapura
"Onward, Singapore"
Location of  Singapore  (red)
Location of  Singapore  (red)
Location of  Singapore  (green)in ASEAN  (dark grey)  –  [Legend]
Location of  Singapore  (green)

in ASEAN  (dark grey)  –  [Legend]

CapitalSingapore
(Downtown Core, Central)[a]
1°17′N103°50′E / 1.283°N 103.833°E / 1.283; 103.833
Official languages
Official scripts
DemonymSingaporean
GovernmentUnitaryparliamentary constitutional republic
 - PresidentTony Tan
 - Prime MinisterLee Hsien Loong
 - Speaker of ParliamentHalimah Yacob
 - Chief JusticeSundaresh Menon
LegislatureParliament
Formation
 - Kingdom of Singapura1299 [1][2][3] 
 - Modern founding6 February 1819[4] 
 - Self-government3 June 1959[5] 
 - Independence from
the United Kingdom
31 August 1963[6] 
 - Merger with Malaysia16 September 1963[6] 
 - Expulsion from Malaysia9 August 1965[6] 
Area
 - Total718.3 km2[7] (190th)
277 sq mi
Population
 - 2014[7] estimate5,469,700 (114th)
 - Density7,615/km2 (3rd)
19,725/sq mi
GDP (PPP)2013[8] estimate
 - TotalInt$425.251 billion
 - Per capitaInt$78,762 (3rd)
GDP (nominal)2013[8] estimate
 - TotalUS$297.941 billion (36th)
 - Per capitaUS$55,182
Gini (2012)47.8[9]
high ·26th
HDI (2013)Increase 0.901[10]
very high ·9th
CurrencySingapore dollar (SGD)
Time zoneSST(UTC+8)
Date formatdd/mm/yyyy
Drives on theleft
Calling code+65
ISO 3166 codeSG
Internet TLD.sg, .新加坡, .சிங்கப்பூர்
  1. ^Singapore is a city-state.

Source: CIA World Factbook
Unless otherwise noted, information in this page is accurate as of June 30, 2015


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