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Moon Over Singapore - Photo by judhi - CC-BY



Population 2003........................ .........................4,119,000
GNP per capita 1997 (Atlas method, US$)..........32,810
GNP 1997 (Atlas method, US$ billions)................101.8
Unemployment.....................................................................5%
Average annual growth 1991-97
Population (%) ....... 1.9
Labor force (%) .......1.6
 

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Singapore Skyline, Marina Bay - Photo by Eustaquio Santimano - CC-BY

Total Area...................................................................246.7 sq. mi.
Poverty (% of population below national poverty line)...... 26
Urban population (% of total population) ..............................100
Life expectancy at birth (years)..................................................... 76
Infant mortality (per 1,000 live births)........................................ 4
Child malnutrition (% of children under 5) ..............................14
Access to safe water (% of population) ...................................100
Illiteracy (% of population age 15+) ............................................9

 

Background Note: Singapore __ A full national profile with history, culture, economy, maps and more. - illustrated - From U.S. State Department - http://www.state.gov/r/pa/ei/bgn/2798.htm

CIA - The World Factbook -- Singapore __ A detailed look at Singapore including history, culture, political structure, economy and many other topics. - From US Central Intelligence Agency - http://www.cia.gov/cia/publications/factbook/geos/sn.html

Country Profile: Singapore __ A general overview including history, political structure, culture, leaders, media, and more. "Singapore is south-east Asia's hi-tech city-state which is famed for its obsession with cleanliness and rules against chewing gum." - illustrated - From BBC - http://news.bbc.co.uk/1/hi/world/asia-pacific/country_profiles/1143240.stm 

Economy of Singapore __ "The Economy of Singapore is a highly developed and successful free market economy in which the state plays a minimal role. It has an open business environment, relatively corruption-free and transparent, stable prices, and one of the highest per capita gross domestic products (GDP) in the world." An encyclopedic article about the economy of Singapore. - From wikipedia - http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Economy_of_Singapore  

Ethnologue report for Singapore __ web page dedicated to the languages spoken in Singapore. - From SIL International - http://www.ethnologue.com/show_country.asp?name=Singapore

Maps Of Singapore __ You will find a wide variety of map resources. Select from MapQuest, Merriam-Webster, Perry-Castaņeda Library Map Collection and others. - From embassyworld.com - http://www.embassyworld.com/maps/Maps_Of_Singapore.html

 

pictures of Singapore at picturesofplaces.com - singapore pictures ... __ "Singapore pictures including Sentosa Island, Clark Quay, Boat Quay, Merlion Statue, Millenia Tower, Raffles Hotel, Jurong Bird Park, and more!" - illustrated - From picturesofplaces.com - http://www.picturesofplaces.com/Asia/singapore.html 

Singapore __ An excellent tool for anthropology and historical research. "Handbook Series sponsored by the U.S. Department of the Army between 1986 and 1998. Each study offers a comprehensive description and analysis of the country or region's historical setting, geography, society, economy, political system, and foreign policy." - From Library of Congress - http://countrystudies.us/singapore/ 

Singapore __ A guide to law, constitution/s, legal history, international agreements and more. - From Law Library of Congress - http://www.loc.gov/law/guide/singapore.html

Singapore __ Good overview of Singapore including history, culture and statistics. - illustrated - From Infoplease - http://www.infoplease.com/ipa/A0107963.html

Singapore __ "Singapore may have traded in its rough-and-ready opium dens and pearl luggers for towers of concrete and glass, and its steamy rickshaw image for hi-tech wizardry, but you can still recapture the colonial era with a gin sling under the languorous ceiling fans at Raffles Hotel. It is this carefully stage-managed combination of Western modernity and treasured Eastern and colonial past that makes Singapore such an accessible slice of Asia." History, culture, statistics and more. - illustrated - From Lonely Planet - http://www.lonelyplanet.com/destinations/south_east_asia/singapore/

Singapore Economy, Economy Of Singapore, Singapore Economy ... __ You will find an overview of the economy of the Philippines broken down by sector and social indicators. - From economywatch.com - http://www.economywatch.com/world_economy/singapore/ 

Singapore: Geography, Maps and Information __ You will find a collection of resources including geography, maps and links to related articles. - From about.com - http://geography.about.com/library/maps/blsingapore.htm


 
Singapore Official Government Website __ You will find culture, news, current events, tourism information and more. - illustrated - From Government of Singapore - http://www.sg/

singapore map and map of singapore information page __ An atlas style page chock-full of various maps of Singapore, statistics, and general information. - illustrated - From worldatlas.com - http://worldatlas.com/webimage/countrys/asia/sg.htm

Singapore Photos __ Here are galleries of click-to-enlarge photo images, pictures of Singapore. - illustrated - From trekearth.com - http://www.trekearth.com/gallery/Asia/Singapore/

Singapore Photos, Flag, Map and Travel Information __ You will find several galleries of pictures of Singapore as well as an 'atlas' style summary with maps of Singapore and more. - illustrated - From pbase.com - http://www.pbase.com/world/singapore 



Singapore Video Clips __ You will find video clips related to the country. 'Caution' only a portion of the Singapore video clips have been reviewed by archaeolink.com. There may be material in others some would find objectionable. - From searchforvideo.com - http://www.searchforvideo.com/countries/singapore/ 
 
SINGOV: Singapore Government Online Portal __ From here youu can access all parts of the Singapore Government. - illustrated - from Government of Singapore - http://www.gov.sg/

The Straits Times __ Online English language newspaper for Singapore and regions. - illustrated - From the Straits Times - http://straitstimes.asia1.com.sg/
Visit Singapore - The official website... __ Here you will find everything you need to plan a business trip or a grand vacation. Click on the link relating to where in the world you live to access the site. - From Visitsingapore.com - http://www.visitsingapore.com/


 

 

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