The Republic of Singapore

 

Area Total:

270 sq mi (704 sq km)

Population:

4,117,700 (2000 Census)

Median Income:

SGD$57,300 (USD$37,643) per household

Highest Point:

Bukit Timah Hill 538 ft (166 m)

Lowest Point:

Strait of Singapore 0 ft (0 m)

Self-government under the United Kingdom:

June 3, 1959

Merger with Malaysia:

August 31, 1963

Unilateral Declarations of Independence (UDI):

September 16, 1963

Separation from Malaysia:

August 9, 1965 (Independence Day)

Capital:

Singapore City
117'N, 10351'E

Largest City:

Singapore City

Web Site:

http://www.sg

 

 

The Republic of Singapore Emblem

 

Motto:

"Majulah Singapura" (Malay)
"Onward, Singapore"

Bird:

Crimson Sunbird (unofficial based on poll)

Flower:

Vanda Miss Joaquim flower (a hybrid orchid cultivar)

Tree:

Tembusu (unoffical based on poll)

Symbols:

Merlion, Lion

Anthem:

Majulah Singapura