Singapore

Republic of Singapore

The “Lion City” was formerly a British colony and is now one of the richest soverign city-states in World

Located 1 degree north of the equator, at southern tip of peninsular Malaysia

34343.pngFast Facts:

Population:5,500,000

Area (sqkm):716.1

# of Districts:15

Dominant Dialects:Mandarin, English, Malay, Tamil

Time Zone:UTC/GMT +8

Phone Code:65

Currency: Singapore Dollar (SGD)

Electricity: 230V, 50Hz (UK plug)

Airport(s): Singapore International (IATA: SIN)

34343.pngRankings & Statistics:

Top 3 Global Financial Center

#3 GDP per capita by Purchasing Power Parity in World

#2 Most Competitive Country in World (in terms of GCR)

Top 5 Human Development Index

#2 Most Densely Populated Country in World

50% of Area covered by Greenery

#2 busiest container port in World (in terms of TEU)

34343.pngAcademic Partners:

INSEAD

34343.pngSightseeing:

Botanical Gardens (UNESCO World Heritage Site)

Garden of Dreams (an indoor horticulture park, this forest of vibrant verdure is incredibly picturesque)

Jurong Bird Park in SG (among animal parks, this is one of the golden trio)

S.E.A. Aquarium in SG (an ocean immersion to see 100,000 species of marine life)