Singapore

By Courtney Ullarich

Singapore's Capital City

Singapore's Capital City is Singapore City.

Population

The population of 2014 is 5,460,302 people

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The Physical Features

Singapore is close to the equator and very tropical.

Boundaries of Singapore

  • Malaysia is north of Singapore
  • Indonesia is East of Singapore
  • Malaysia and Indonesia are both South of Singapore
  • Sri Lanka is West of Singapore
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History

  • In 1959 Singapore gains independence from Great Britain.
  • Singapore and Malaysia split into two different nations.
  • In 1970 Singapore opens its first college.
  • In 1993 Ong Teng Cheong becomes the first directly elected President.

People & Places

  • Many Singapores' speak two different languages.
  • The main language is Singlish.
  • Buddhism is the most practiced religion.
  • Buddhism is the most practiced religion.
  • They have a place called Chinatown in Singapore.

Lifestyle

  • Kids in Singapore usually have one or no siblings.
  • Kids in Singapore usually take care of their parents in old age.
  • Their homes are very small.
  • During World War 2 was a difficult time for Singapore.

Society

  • They have to buy materials from other countries.
  • The PAP rules their independence.
  • They have to buy more food from Malaysia.
  • You have to be 21 to vote.
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Sports in Singapore

  • They call Soccer, Maie , meaning to play hard. They play in teams of three. Blue, red, and green are the colors of the teams.
  • They call Badminton, Jamlat, after the famous player Rie Jamlet. This game is played the same as the US, but they do it for fun not completion.
  • They call Basketball, Kailo, because it is played with a ball. They play it the same as we do.
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Credits

http://online.culturegrams.com/kids/kids_country.php?contid=3&wmn=Asia&cid=44&cn=Singapore

"Singapore." CultureGrams Kids Edition. ProQuest, 2014. Web. 1 Apr 2014.