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About Singapore

Singapore is located on the southern tip of the Malay Peninsula in Southeast Asia, between the Indian Ocean and the South China Sea. The island​ has a tropical climate with the rainy season typically occurring from late September to February.

The language of administration is English and the currency used is Singapore Dollars. Singapore is a modern city with highly developed transportation systems, both into and within the country. Visitors flying in will land at Changi International Airport, ranked the World's Best Airport for the fifth​​​ consecutive year. An extensive and affordable public transport network comprising buses, mass rapid transit (MRT) trains and metered ​taxis make travelling easy. ​Singapore also enjoys one of the lowest crime rates globally.


Singapore is known for its melting pot of cultures, which draw from local Chinese, Malay, Indian and Eurasian communities. A vibrant food scene, international entertainment events and a reputation for excellence in banking, the sciences as well as a perfect balance between the urban city and nature makes Singapore an ideal travel destination for business and pleasure.

Find out more about Singapore from the Singapore Tourism Board and YourSingapore.​