Fast Facts

Location:
Southeastern Asia, islands between Malaysia and Indonesia
 
Dialing code:
+65
 
Emergency numbers: 
Police: 999         (toll free)
Fire Brigade: 995    "     
Ambulance: 995     "

Changi Airport Flight Info: 1 800 542 4422
Singapore Tourism Board: 1 800 736 2000
International Calls (operator assistance) 104

Population:
4,588,600
 
Languages:
English
Mandarin Chinese
Malay
Tamil
 
Time zone:
UTC +8
 
Average January temperatures:
27 degree Celsius
 
Average July temperatures:
28 degree Celsius
 
Annual rainfall
215mm

Electricity: Voltage 220-240volts AC, 50 cycles per second that utilizes a three-pin, square-shaped plug and socket system. If you are carrying a device with a different voltage or pin head, most hotels can    provide you with a transformer. If you are buying electronic items from here, make sure you check the voltage against that of your home country.