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Singapore (Republic) is a city-state of Southeast Asia. Its surface area is 719.1 km2. It comprises 64 islands, the main of which is Pulau Ujong (584.8 km2). It is situated on an island at the extreme south of the Malay Peninsula, from which it is separated on the north by the Straits of Johor.
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Tumasik (the former name of the island) was an object of dispute between Majapahit (java) and the kingdom of Ayutthaya (Thailand). In 1377
A prince of Palembang in the southern Indonesian island of Sumatra who refused the suzerainty of Majapahit after an attack of it, would have exiled himself to Tumasik. He assassinated the governor of the city and renamed the city « Singapura » (« city of the lion » in Sanskrit).
After the Dutch, Japanese and British domination, Singapore will have its independence in 1965.
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The abundance of greenery in the city of Singapore « Garden City », stems in part from an equatorial climate, warm and very humid. By 2015, Singapore has 5,535 million inhabitants (the Chinese make up 74.3%).
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The economy is characterized by an open and corrupt environment, stable prices and one of the highest GDP per capita in the world (US $ 36,378 in 2009).This economy is based on banking and financial services, Commerce, tourism, … The port of Singapore, is the second world in terms of tonnages exported (After Shanghai).
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Singapore is a juxtaposition of different cultures from different ethnicities: Chinese, Malay and Indians.Singapore retains the traditions and norms of its ethnic, and monuments and laws of the colonial period. But it surprised its visitors by its architectural, artistic and structural modernity.
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