Singapore: this fabled garden city and island city-state is a global financial centre with a tropical climate and multicultural population.
Often referred to as the Lion City, the Garden City and the Red Dot, Singapore is a global city and the world’s only island city state. Though small in size, Singapore is a hub of global commerce, finance, and transport. As a young and diverse country, Singapore is rich with in language, religion and culture. Singapore is home to 5.5 million residents, 38% of whom are permanent residents and other foreign nationals. Its cultural diversity is reflected in its extensive ethnic “hawker” cuisine and major festivals from multiple cultures.