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Singapore has plenty to offer. An area that consists of one main island and several smaller islands and a population of just over 4 million. Impressive skyscrapers, gleaming malls contract with traditional Chinatown and Little India. A dynamic urban environment with entertainment, dining and energy. Modern well organized museums attractions and shopping provide plenty of action.

Singapore was named in the 14th Century by a Malayan prince who called the island “Singapura” meaning lion. It is reputed that the animal was in fact a tiger. In 1819 Sir Stamford Raffles founded Singapore as a trading post and fort. A free trade policy was established and Singapore flourished. Some of the original buildings remain and the current city plan is based on the original Raffle's plan.

Singapore was scene of a lot of action during World War II and the Japanese conquered the island. A lot of museums tell the story of this time. Independence was gained from the British on the 9th August 1965. Immigrants have arrived into Singapore from surrounding countries and the current ethnic mix is Chinese 77%, Malays 14% and Indians 8%.


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