Population: 4,300,419 (July 2001 est.)

Languages: Chinese (official), Malay (official and national), Tamil (official), English (official)

Background: Founded as a British trading colony in 1819, Singapore joined Malaysia in 1963, but withdrew two years later and became independent. It subsequently became one of the world's most prosperous countries, with strong international trading links (its...

Currency: Singapore Dollar (SGD, SGD (1.31 = US$1))

Data from CIA World Factbook. Click on CIA link for more. Click on map or flag for larger images.


Font Foundries from Singapore

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Typographic People from Singapore

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Related Links

 · CIA World Factbook: Singapore
 · Ethnologue: Languages of Singapore
 · BBC Country profile: Singapore