Singapore Overview

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Singapore is located in the southern tip of the Malay Peninsula , 138 kilometers north of the equator . Neighboring Malaysia and Indonesia . By one of the island and about 60 islets . The island from east to west about 42 km , 23 km from south to north . Including all sizes , including the island , with a total area of ​​647.5 square kilometers .

City of Singapore (Singapore City) aka " Lion City ", is the capital city of Singapore , but also the whole of Singapore business center . Singapore City is located in the middle of Singapore's main island coast , recapped Singapore Straits throat . Since the 1960s , Singapore urban redevelopment , clean city , enjoy the " garden city " in the world . Singapore Henan bordering the harbor , is a bustling commercial , financial institutions concentrated area ; while Hebei offshore for government agencies and cultural facilities ; its northern Orchard Road is a famous shopping destination , Commercial Street ; while at Stanford ditch and Wu new residential areas between the river channel ; southwest coast is four Dagang .

In Singapore, Southeast Asian cuisine to enjoy , not necessarily to the roadside stalls only get to eat , but if the food outside , want to experience filled with energy, enthusiasm and fun conversations with strangers hit it off , you have to be in the way food on the street edge sharing it. Singapore and other Southeast Asian countries roadside stalls somewhat different . Since the Singapore government prohibited the roadside warn , so stand more concentrated in a form similar to the food court of the focus areas, called " vendors Center " - (Hawkers Center). Where families can enjoy Singapore 's authentic flavors multinational , such as Chinese, Malay dishes .
 
Singapore is another major charm lies here, all kinds of food delicious - both day and night , there is always food to make your taste buds satisfied. Peranakan dishes from the Chinese, from Indian to Malay, fusion and even countries , encompassing dining experience will make you hard to hang around them , it is difficult to choose.

Except for the historical, cultural , people , shopping and dining , Singapore and unlimited style for you to discover . Only if you are really into this former fishing village , today's will , you can surly experience the real charm of this place.

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Singapore is located in Southeast Asia, the land area of ​​only 710 square kilometers , is the world 's smallest country is also one of the smallest countries in the region , it was dubbed " Little Red Dot (The Little Red Dot)" nickname. Although small in size, Singapore has with its free trade economy and highly efficient workforce in the world, occupies an important seat . In addition, she also by virtue of its strategic position in the area became a major shipping route to the center of the port.

In addition to having a sound business infrastructure and a favorable economic environment, the Singapore government is stable and powerful ruling also its rapid development is another important factor . Singapore is a parliamentary republic 's democratic centralism countries. Government's current ruling party of People's Action Party (PAP), the party since Singapore's independence in 1959, has been in charge of the ruling party .

At present , Singapore's population of about 5,000,000 , English is the primary language , but also the mother tongue of the major domestic races . In Singapore, the cultural crossroads everywhere, which will surely bring you a deep impression. Domestic four races - Chinese ( majority ) , Malays, Indians and Eurasians , where they survive, get along well together to create a harmonious society. Each community in Singapore highlight their own unique culture, religion , food and language.

As a multi-ethnic country, Singapore is "and different " unique . In addition to numerous sightseeing and activities, met the local culture and customs but will allow you to get the ultimate travel experience. If you wish to Cuba nostalgia , looking lost Love rhyme , you can go to the island 's major historical monuments and memorial. You can also tour along the historic route , enjoy a taste of Chinatown, Little India and Kampong Glam and other major cultural district sensual charm.

If you prefer to wander in the brightly shining among the bustling crowd around , then the city 's numerous shopping centers, museums, restaurants and entertainment resort will surely have you coming back . You can run to Orchard Road to enjoy shopping , or go to Clarke Quay or Boat Quay indulge party mood in this place you are able to experience two colorful nightlife fun.

Singapore is another major charm lies here, all kinds of food delicious - both day and night , there is always food to make your taste buds satisfied. Peranakan dishes from the Chinese, from Indian to Malay, fusion and even countries , encompassing dining experience will make you hard to hang around them , it is difficult to choose.

Except for the historical, cultural , people , shopping and dining , Singapore and unlimited style for you to discover . Only if you are really into this former fishing village , today's will , you can surly experience the real charm of this place .

Religion

Singapore's multi- ethnic determines its religion are also diverse . Various religious buildings in Singapore , there are mosques minarets, Gothic church spiers , statues of Hindu temple with a mysterious and Chinese temples. Singapore's main religions are Islam , Buddhism , Christianity, Hinduism, Sikhism , Judaism and Zoroastrianism .

Singapore to implement religious freedom and tolerance , a variety of religious followers may foothold here , there are two in Singapore Judaism synagogue , Cong there are a few Magians and Jains , but there is no temple.

Singapore's international religion remains an integral part of . Many of their religion is the most attractive buildings , both old temples, modern churches, mosques and so on. Understanding of these buildings do play in the promotion of a part of their art appreciation .

Singapore's climate

Singapore is located near the equator , a tropical rainforest climate . By the ocean , the annual average temperature is 24 ℃ -27 ℃. The day 10:00 to 15:00 is hot , temperatures as high as 35 ℃, relatively cool morning and evening . The year in January the temperature was lower, at about 25 ℃ , June high , with an average above 27 ℃ . Rainfall, annual rainfall is about 2400 mm .

Singapore has two distinct monsoon season, from December to March the following year the northeast monsoon blowing , quite humid ; June to September is blowing southwest monsoon , most dry. These two monsoon period , alternating between the monsoon months, that is April to May and November to December . Alternately in monsoon months, weak changeable surface wind , the sun hot , the formation of the afternoon to the evening, the island often have showers and thunderstorms.

For those who love sunbathing , swimming , sailing and water sports for people who can be regarded as a paradise of Singapore . And those people who hate the hot sun will not suffer, because almost all the shops in Singapore , hotels , office buildings and restaurants are air -conditioned.

Currency

Singapore Dollar ( dollars and points ) for the local currency.
In addition to the Singapore Dollar , dollar , Australian dollar , Japanese yen, pound sterling are available in most shopping centers and large shopping malls to use .

Currency exchange
The hotel has a convertible currency banking business, and most of the shopping malls currency exchange certificate holders also have this business.
Tourists are advised not to exchange qualified and does not have a personal or corporate convertible currency.

Credit / Charge Card
In Singapore, the vast majority of credit cards are widely accepted .
Hotels, retailers, restaurants , travel agencies , and even taxi companies can accept foreign credit cards .
For more information, contact the credit card center through the following numbers of local office :

Amex Phone: 62998133
Diners Club Tel: 62944222
MasterCard Phone: 65332888
Visa Phone: 1-800-3451345 ( Service Center )