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.