Singapore Country: Singapore
Singapore By The Numbers:
Population: 3,263,200 (permanent residents); 4,017,700 (total population) Elevation: 52 feet/ 16 metres Average Annual Rainfall: 108.5 inches/ 276 centimetres Average Annual Snowfall: 0 inches/ 0 centimetres Average January Temperature: 81 degrees F/ 27 degrees C Average July Temperature: 83 degrees F/ 28 degrees C
Major Industries: Manufacturing, Commerce, Transportation, Business Ethnic Mix: 76.8% Chinese, 13.9% Malay, 7.9% Indian, 1.4% other Electricity: 220-240 volts, 50Hz, square three pin plugs or two pin plugs with adapter Time Zone: GMT+8 Country Dialing Code: 65
Did You Know?
Since it was founded in 1819 by Sir Stamford Raffles - an official of the British East India, it has been known as the Lion City.
A diamond-shaped island off the southern tip of Malaysia, Singapore is located at the natural meeting point of sea routes at the tip of the Malay Peninsula.