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  • 1. SINGAPORE David Serén Rodríquez 2014
  • 2. SINGAPORE It is a sovereign city-state and island country in Southeast Asia. The capital is Downtown Core The density is about 697 km² Population are over 5,353,494 millon of habitants
  • 3. SINGAPORE Population:5,353,494 Land area:697 Languages:English,Malay,Mandarin,Tamil. Main cities:Singapure consist of 63 islands. Monetary unit:Singapore Dollar. Neighbouring countries: Government: Unitary parliamentary, constitutional republic. - PresidentTony Tan Keng Yam - Prime Minister Lee Hsien Loong - Speaker of Parliament Halimah Yacob - Chief Justice Sundaresh Menon
  • 4. SINGAPORE Origins and history:Singapore is a small, but important island nation located just south of Malaysia. In the 2nd century AD the first settlement was established at Singapore by the Sumatran Srivijaya Empire. Later between the 16th and the 19th centuries the area was controlled by the Sultanate of Johor.In 1963, Singapore separated from Britain and joined the independent country of Malaysia. However, this did not work and in 1965, Singapore became a fully independent country.
  • 5. SINGAPORE Main cities:Singapore consists of 63 islands, including the main island, widely known as Singapore Island but also as Pulau Ujong. There are two manmade connections to Johor, Malaysia: the Johor–Singapore Causeway in the north, and the Tuas Second Link in the west. Jurong Island, Pulau Tekong, Pulau Ubin and Sentosa are the largest of Singapore's smaller islands. The highest natural point is Bukit Timah Hill at 166 m.
  • 6. SINGAPORE Traditions:Most of the people of Singapore are descendants of immigrants from the Malay Peninsula, China, the Indian subcontinent and Sri Lanka. While they have gradually acquired a distinct identity as Singaporeans, many still retain their customs, practices and festivals in a mix of the modern and the traditional.
  • 7. SINGAPORE Traditional food:Singaporean cuisine is indicative of the ethnic diversity of the culture of Singapore which originated from Malaysia, as a product of centuries of cultural interaction owing to Singapore's strategic location. The food is influenced by the native Malay, the predominant Chinese, Indonesian, Indian, Peranakan, and Western traditions (particularly English and some Portuguese-influenced Eurasian, known as Kristang) since the founding of Singapore by the British in the nineteenth century.
  • 8. SINGAPORE POPULAR SPORTS: sports include football, basketball, cricket, swimming, sailing, table tennis and badminton.
  • 9. SINGAPORE Interesting places to visit:The Singapore Grand Prix is a motor race on the calendar of the FIA Formula One World Championship. The event takes place in Singapore on the Marina Bay Street Circuit and was the inaugural F1 night race and the first street circuit in Asia. Spaniard Fernando Alonso won the first edition of the grand prix, driving for the Renault F1 team.
  • 10. SINGAPORE Reference: http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Singapore ●http://singapore.angloinfo.com/information/moving/coun ● http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Singaporean_cuisine ●http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Sport_in_Singapore ●