officially the Republic of Singapore, is a sovereign
island city-state in maritime Southeast Asia. It lies
about one degree of latitude (137 kilometres or 85
miles) north of the equator, off the southern tip of
the Malay Peninsula, bordering the Straits of
Malacca to the west, the Riau Islands to the south,
and the South China Sea to the east.
Singapore consists of 63 islands, including the
main island, Pulau Ujong.
5 taxes in Singapore, of which one is income tax and one is payroll
tax . The total tax rate is 27.1%
Best Singaporean Foods & Dishes
Hainanese chicken rice.
Char kuay teow.
Hokkien prawn mee.
Fish head curry.
• Corporal punishment in Singapore is very
common and is carried out by striking
with rattan sticks called cane (cane, the
punishment itself in English sounds like
• Such punishment can be applied even for
is the second most densely
populated country in the world. The
population of 6,122,833 people (in
2019, in 2005 – 4.42 million) differs in
ethnic composition from neighboring
Malaysia. Most n