Moving on to the 8th top country to visit this blog, we have the city-state of Singapore. It may be small, but it had a big share of the visitors here. With 114 views in 2014, it makes it about 0.6% of the total views. So, if you are Singaporean, live in Singapore, or have lived in or visited Singapore, I’d like to hear your opinions.
The smallest country so far, Singapore has an area of 718.3 square kilometres, which is 190th in the world. It has a population of 5,469,700, which makes it 114th in the world. The capital and only city is Singapore, which also has a population of 5,469,700. The official languages are English, Malay, Mandarin, and Tamil, making this a very multilingual and multicultural country. Singapore achieved independence from the United Kingdom on August 31, 1963, but subsequently joined with Malaysia. However, it achieved full independence from Malaysia on August 9, 1965. The head of state is the President (currently Tony Tan), though the head of government is the Prime Minister (currently Lee Hsien Loong). The government type is unitary parliamentary constitutional republic.
Being an island nation and city-state, it’s quite small and doesn’t have much in the way of natural beauty, though about 10% of the country is nature reserve. It’s a rich country with many millionaires, a very busy port, and an incredibly clean environment. It’s known for its cleanliness and very strict laws about garbage. You can’t even have chewing gum. Singapore is also one of the most religiously diverse countries in the world. I’d like to ask for your help. If you live in Singapore, have lived in or visited Singapore, or are from Singapore, please answer the following questions.
- What places would you say are the best to visit?
- What would you say is the truly Singaporean food?
- What is a truly Singaporean activity, sport, or pastime?
- For the readers out there, who is/was the greatest (or your favourite) Singaporean author?
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