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Capital : Singapore
Language :  English, Chinese, Malay, Tamil
Currency :  Singapore dollar
Population : 5 607 300
Area : 719 km2

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Singapore facts

Facts automatically translated into English from the poznajnieznane.pl and paczka-wiedzy.pl page. I'm sorry for all the mistakes.


1. 10.6% of fatal accidents were caused by people under the influence of alcohol.

2. This country has more than 974,000 motor vehicles (176 vehicles per 1,000 inhabitants).

3. The national top-level domain is .sg . There are over 171,300 websites with this extension.

4. The most popular pages with the extension .sg are: google.com.sg, hardwarezone.com.sg and propertyguru.com.sg.

5. In this country there are more than 3 425 km of paved roads including over 163 km of express roads (0.01% of all roads in the world).

6. The country has 9 airports, all with paved surface.

7. The average speed of fixed-line internet is 12.5 Mb / s and the maximum 135.4 Mb / s (data from the end of 2015).

8. Full name of the country – Republic of Singapore.

9. Political system – republic.


Geography in Singapore

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1. The port in Singapore is the second largest in the world in terms of the amount of tonnage overloaded. It accepts all types of ships from over 600 ports from 125 countries. It is able to hold more than 1000 vessels at one time.

2. It is one of 11 countries in the world where no negative temperature has ever been recorded.

3. This country separates the Singapore Strait from Indonesia and the Johor Strait from Malaysia.

4. The country is 435 times smaller than Poland.

5. There are no solid rivers in this country.

6. The highest peak is Timah, 162 m above sea level.

7. There are 7.3 km2 of agricultural land in Singapore (1% of the country’s area).

8. 23 km2 of the country is covered by forests (3.3%)

92. The nearest capital in a straight line from Singapore is Kuala Lumpur (Malaysia) – 316 km.

93. The furthest capital city in a straight line from Singapore is Quito (Ecuador) – 19,726 km.


Finance in Singapore

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1. The amount of income tax in Singapore is 17%.

2. In this country, the amount of income tax for natural persons is 22%, and for companies 17% (2018).

3. The tax on goods and services is 7% (2018).

4. The level of inflation in 2018 is 0.6%.

5. Gross domestic product (GDP) …
– in 2015 it is $ 320 245 000 000 (PLN 1 370 648 600 000 ),
– in 2018 it is $ 324,000,000,000 (PLN 1,386,720,000,000).

6. Internal debt at the beginning …
2015 of year was 99.3% of GDP, which is about: $ 318 003 285 000 (PLN 1 361 054 059 800),
2018 year was 111% GDP, i.e. around: $ 359 640 000 000 (PLN 1 539 259 200 000). To pay it back, each citizen would have to give about $ 64,976 (PLN 278,096).

7. Foreign debt at the beginning of …
2015 was around: $ 1,330,000,000 ,
2018 year is around: $ 1,441,0866,000 .

8. This country has 2018 over year $288,416,000,000 in foreign exchange reserves (2.13% of foreign exchange reserves all countries in the world).

9. Singapore has 124,700 kg of gold reserves (2018).


Law in Singapore

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1. The built-up speed limit is 50 km / h.

2. Outside the built-up area, the permitted speed ranges from 70 to 90 km / h.

3. The permissible blood alcohol content of a person driving a car is 0.8 per mille.

4. In this country there is left-hand traffic.

5. The minimum wage is set only for cleaning people – $1,000 and security guards – $1,100 per month (data from 2013).

6. Men and women can retire at the age of 62-65.

7. In this country, the amount of income tax for natural persons is 22%, and for companies 17% (2018).

8. The tax on goods and services is 7% (2018).

9. In this country you can vote from the age of 21.

10. Attempts to bring drugs are punishable by death.

11. In public communication, it is forbidden to eat, drink or take pictures.

12. In the public toilets there are police checks that check if the cleanup is left.

13. Singapore is one of the cleanest cities in the world. Penalties for littering are very high.

14. Singaporean authorities have banned the import of chewing gum, mainly to avoid sizing the sensors at the subway door.

15. In Singapore, adulthood is reached at the age of 21.

16. In this country, men and women can get married at the age of 21.

17. In this country, a person who is 7 years old is subject to criminal liability.

18. In this country, the formalities associated with setting up a business last 6 days.

19. In 2016, death penalty was imposed on 4 people.


Education in Singapore

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1. In this country, compulsory education lasts 6 years.

2. The beginning of education begins at the age of 6.

3. The average IQ level is 108.

4. In this country there are 3.2% of people above 15 years of age who can not read or write (approximately 177 120 people).


Work in Singapore

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1. The minimum wage is set only for cleaning people – $1,000 and security guards – $1,100 per month (data from 2013).

2. The amount of income tax in Singapore is 17%.

3. Men and women can retire at the age of 62-65.

4. The unemployment rate in 2018 is 2.1% .

5. In 2018, the average monthly salary in this country is 5,800 S $.

6. In this country, the amount of income tax for natural persons is 22%, and for companies 17% (2018).

7. In this country, the formalities associated with setting up a business last 6 days.

8. The work week is 44 hours.


Best in Singapore

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1. The oldest billionaire in 2018 is Chang Yun Chung from Singapore. His fortune is estimated at $1,900,000,000.

2. Singapore is in the top five of the world’s major financial centers.

3. The port in Singapore is the second largest in the world in terms of the amount of tonnage overloaded. It accepts all types of ships from over 600 ports from 125 countries. It is able to hold more than 1000 vessels at one time.

4. Marina Bay Sands is a tourist business card of Singapore. Three over 340 meter high skyscrapers have been connected with one roof. 191 meters above the ground is the world’s longest elevated pool.

5. Singapore is one of the cleanest cities in the world. Penalties for littering are very high.

6. The largest airport in Singapore is located in the Changi district. Annually over 54 million people use it.

7. The most deadly disease in this country is heart failure.

8. The highest peak is Timah, 162 m above sea level.

9. The lowest temperature: 18.9 °C was measured in Singapore.

10. The highest temperature: 36 °C was measured in Singapore.


Army in Singapore

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1. Position in the list of the best armies of the world:
2015 year – 43 place,
2018 > year – 66 place.

2. There are over 72 000 professional soldiers and 42,500 reservists (2018).

3. Number of equipment:
2014 year – 215 tanks, 2200 > armored vehicles, 245 jet aircraft and 70 helicopters,
2018 year – 196 tanks, 2190 armored vehicles, 235 jets and 78 helicopters.

4. Army spending:
2014 year – $ 1,000,000,000 (PLN 4,280,000,000),
2018 year – $ 9,700,000,000 (PLN 41,516,000,000).

5. The naval fleet …
– in 2014 there were about 48 ships, in 2018 it was about < strong style = "color: green;"> 47 ships.


Society in Singapore

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1. 19 Singaporeans have accumulated assets greater than a billion US dollars.

2. In Singapore, an average person consumes about 2 liters of pure alcohol per year.

3. The most beer is drunk – 70%, then spirit – 15%, wine – 13%, and other alcoholic beverages – 2%.

4. In 2013, 159 people died as a result of road accidents.

5. Men and women can retire at the age of 62-65.

6. The average IQ level is 108.

7. In this country, women having their first child on average 29.8 years old.

8. On average, women give birth to 0.8 children.

9. In this country, over 4 653 000 (2015) 4 839 204 (2018) people have access to internet (about 87% of the population).

10. About 3,600,000 (2015) 4,300,000 (2018) accounts on Facebook.

11. The population density is 7540 people / km².

12. The main religion is Buddhism – 33.9%.

13. 200 Poles live in this country.

14. The average age of people living in this country is 34 years old.

15. The country is around:
727,000 persons (13.14%) in the age range 0-14 years.
4 316 000 people (77.98%) in the age range 15-64 years.
491 500 people (8.88%) over 65 years old.

16. In this country, about 45 800 children are born annually (0.8% of the population), and about 19,000 people die (0.3% of the population).

17. 5 people in 1000 possess firearms.

18. 100% of the country’s population lives in urban areas.

19. In this country an adult person smokes an average of 46 cigarettes a month.

20. The average life expectancy in this country is 82.6 years (women – 85.6 years and men – 79.6 years).


Symbols of Singapore

1. In Sanskrit, the word “singa” means lion, and “pura” – the city. Thus, Singapore’s ancient translation is the City of Lion.

2. The symbol of Singapore is the statue of Merlion depicting half-lion, half-fish.

3. The national animal is a lion.

4. The national fruit is durian.

5. Motto of the country – “Forward to Singapore”.


History of Singapore

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1. Independence from Great Britain and Malaysia was obtained on August 9, 1965.

2. In this country, women have the right to vote since 1947.

3. He joined the United Nations on September 21, 1965.


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What is the highest peak in Singapore?

The highest peak in Singapore is Bukit Timah (163 m above sea level).

answer: Marta


What is the largest river in Singapore?

There are no rivers in Singapore.

answer: Marta


What Singapore has national colors?

National colors: red and white.

answer: Marta


What is the national animal?

The national animal is a lion.

answer: Marta


What are the countries with which Singapore borders?

The country is separated from Indonesia by the Singapore Straits, and from Malaysia by the Strait of Johor.

answer: Marta


What is the average age of people living in this country?

The average age of people living in this country is 34 years old.

answer: Marta


What is the population density in Singapore?

The population density is 8057 people per km2.

answer: Marta


What is the motto of this country?

Motto of the country – “Forward to Singapore”.

answer: Marta


What is the highest temperature recorded in this country?

The highest temperature: 36 ° C was measured in Singapore.

answer: Marta


What is the lowest temperature recorded in this country?

The lowest temperature: 18.9 ° C was measured in Singapore.

answer: Marta


With how many years can you legally buy alcohol?

In this country, alcohol can be bought at the age of 18.

answer: Marta