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Key Fact and Statistics of Singapore

Capital (and largest city) - Singapore City 1°17′N, 103°51′E

Official languages - English, Mandarin Chinese, Tamil, Malay

Government Parliamentary republic
 -  President Sellapan Ramanathan
 -  Prime Minister Lee Hsien Loong

Independence
 -  Self-government

under the United Kingdom 
June 3, 1959
 -  UDI August 31, 1963
 -  Merger with Malaysia September 16, 1963
 -  Separation from Malaysia August 9, 1965

Area
 -  Total 704.0 km² (188th) 270 sq mi
 -  Water (%) 1.444

Population
 -  July 2007 estimate 4,553,009 (118th)
 -  2000 census 4,117,700
 -  Density 6,369 /km² (4th) 16,392 /sq mi

GDP (PPP) 2006 estimate
 -  Total $145.183 billion (54th)
 -  Per capita $32,866.67 (18th)

HDI (2004) -0.916 (high) (25th)

Currency - Singapore dollar (SGD)

Time zone - SST (UTC+8)

Internet TLD .sg

Calling code - +65²

GDP: US$91,342 million (2003) at current market prices
Top GDP sectors   1. Manufacturing           26.3%
 2. Business Services   13.3%
 3. Wholesale and Retail Trade   13.1%
 4. Other Services Industries   12.3%
 5. Financial Services   11.6%

Major Industries: Electronics, chemicals, banking and finance, real estate, tourism, trading
Major Exports: Petroleum products, industrial machines, radio & television receivers & parts, electronic components & parts, clothing, beverages & tobacco
Major Imports: Crude petroleum, iron & steel, industrial machines, electric generators, electronic components and parts

Source: Wikipedia, Asean Secretariat

See also:

ASEAN Secretaries General

ASEAN Meetings

ASEAN Free Trade Area

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