General Information


Official name

The Republic of Singapore
 

Flag and Logo

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Capital

Singapore
              

Official Language

English

Independence

Gained independence from the United Kingdom on August 31, 1963, and then merged with Malaysia on September 13, 1963, and separated from Malaysia on August 9, 1965.

Government/ Regime

Republican, Parliamentary

President of the Republic of Singapore

Tony Tan Keng Yam since 1/9/2011

Country area

697 km2

Population (2015)

5.674.472

Gross National Income (2015)

468.9 Billion USD

GNI Per capita (2015)

85.700

Inflation rate (2014)

%1.5

Most Important Industries

Electronic and electrical products, petroleum products, machinery, metal products, chemical products, pharmaceutical products, aircraft repair, maintenance and shipbuilding, repair of oil rigs, food and beverages, optical and photographic equipment.

Most Important Imports

Aircraft, crude oil and petroleum products, electronic components, automotive, chemicals, iron and steel, and electricity generators.

Most Important Exports

Petroleum products, food, beverages, chemicals, pharmaceuticals, machinery and industrial equipment, electronic components, telecommunications equipment, and transport equipment.

Education’s Proportion

96.8%

Unemployment rate

7%

Climate

Tropical

Currency

Singapore Dollar

Driving System

Left Hand Driving