Republic of Singapore

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Name: Republic of Singapore
Location: South-East Asia.
Time: IST (+) 2 1/2 hrs
Capital: Singapore
Language: Mandarin (official) 35%, English (official) 23%, Malay (official) 14.1%, Hokkien 11.4%, Cantonese 5.7%, Teochew 4.9%, Tamil (official) 3.2%, other Chinese dialects 1.8%, other 0.9% (2000 census).
Area: 647.5 sq kms
Population: 5,674,472 (July 2015 est.)
National Day: 09 Aug
Currency: Singapore Dollar (SGD) 1 = INR 45.95.
Climate: <p>Warm and fairly humid summer temperatures throughout the year (approximately 30 C/86 F during the day and 23 C/74 F in the evening). There is no distinct wet/dry season. Most rain falls during the northeast monsoon (November to January) and showers are usually sudden and heavy.</p>
Holidays : Year 2017: 1 Jan <p>New Years Day, 28 Jan Chinese New Year, 14 Apr Good Friday, 1 May Labour Day, 10 May Vesak Day, 25 Jun Hari Raya Puasa (End of Ramadan), 9 Aug National Day, 1 Sep Hari Raya Haji (Feast of Sacrifice), 18 Oct Deepavali (Festival of Lights), 25 Dec Christmas Day.</p>

Airline Name: Singapore Airlines (SQ),
International Airports: Changi (SIN),
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