Singapore, an island city-state off southern Malaysia, is a global financial center with a tropical climate and multicultural population. In circa-1820 Chinatown stands the red-and-gold Buddha’s Tooth Relic Temple, Little India offers colorful souvenirs and Arab Street is lined with fabric shops. Singapore is also known for eclectic street fare, served in hawker centers such as Tiong Bahru and Maxwell Road.
Dialing code: +65
ISO code: SGP
Currency: Singapore dollar
Population: 5.60 million (2016)
Official languages: English, Tamil, Malay, Mandarin Chinese, Standard Mandarin