Singapore 2007

Yearbook 2007

Singapore. In April, Singapore and Indonesia signed a long-awaited extradition agreement from Indonesia. According to CountryAAH, Singapore is the capital city of Singapore. Indonesia had wanted since the Asian crisis in 1997 that Singapore could extradite corruption-suspected Indonesian businessmen who have taken refuge in the neighboring country.

Singapore Places to Visit

On April 13, the country’s government banned seven members of the European Parliament, a Cambodian parliamentarian and a Philippine congresswoman from speaking at a democracy forum organized by the Singaporean opposition party SDP. According to the government, the speakers’ comments were not of “public interest”.

The world’s largest passenger aircraft, the newly built Airbus A380, made its first commercial flight from Singapore to Sydney in October. The plane was owned by Singapore Airlines, which, after heavy delays, had the so-called Superjumbon delivered just over a week earlier. The airline tickets were sold through a charity auction on the Internet. The most expensive tickets went for over US $ 100,000. On board the Superjumbon, there is room for 850 passengers.

Country data

Area: 719 km2 (world ranking: 177)

Residents: 5,612,000

Population density: 7805 per km2 (as of 2017, world ranking: 114)

Capital: Singapore (Singapore)

Official languages: Malay, Chinese, Tamil, English

Gross domestic product: 323.9 billion US $; Real growth: 3.6%

Gross national product (GNP, per resident and year): 54,530 US$

Currency: 1 Singapore dollar (S $) = 100 cents

Embassy

Vossstr. 17, 10117 Berlin
Telephone 030 2263430,
Fax 030 22634375
www.mfa.gov.sg/berlin

Government
Head of State: Halimah Yacob, Head of Government: Lee Hsien Loong, Exterior: Vivian Balakrishnan

National holiday: 9.8.

Administrative division
5 districts

State and form of government
Constitution of 1965
Republic (in the Commonwealth)
Parliament with 89 votes.. Mitgl (in addition to up to 9 deputies and until appointed nine losing opposition candidates, the non-voting), elections every 5 years
direct election of the head of state every 6 J.
elective from 21 J.

Population: Singaporeans
last 2010 census: 5,076,700 Pop.
74.1% Chinese, 13.4% Malay, 9.2% Indian, 3.3% Pakistani, Sri Lankan and other

cities (with population)

Religions: 33% Buddhists, 19% Christians, 14% Muslims, 10% Daoists, 5% Hindus and others; 18% without religion (as of 2006)

Languages: 49% Chinese (Mandarin) and Chinese dialects, 32% English, 12% Malay, 3% Tamil and others

Employed by economic sector: Agriculture. 0%, industry 16%, business 84% (2017)

Unemployment (in% of all labor force): 2017: 2.0%

Inflation rate (in%): 2017: 0.6%

Foreign trade: import: 327.7 billion US$ (2017); Export: US $ 373.2 billion (2017)

Singapore weather in March, April and May

Daily temperatures averaging 31 to 32 ° C are to be expected over the next three months. The temperatures hardly fluctuate during this time.

Do you want to go on a beach holiday? The water temperatures are in March, April and May at about 28 ° C. This is great weather for a great time on the beach and in the water.

In the period from March to May, the sun shines an average of 6 hours a day.