Health

Emergency telephone numbers
  • Medical emergency: 995
  • Police: 999
  • Fire dept: 995
Vaccines

Compulsory vaccinations: yellow fever for all travellers coming from an infected area
Recommended vaccinations: hepatitis A and B, Japanese encephalitis, tetanus-diphtheria, chickenpox and MMR (measles, mumps and rubella)

Health risks

dengue fever: quite unusual but precautions to avoid mosquito bites recommended

Doctor consultation fees
between SGD 18 and SGD 55 with a general practitioner
Quality of public medical facilities
good
Tap water
no problem

Practical information

Capital
Singapore
Major towns and cities
Singapore is a city-state.
Official languages
English, Mandarin Chinese, Malay and Tamil
GDP
USD 293.7 billion
Population
5.1 million
Area
688.4 km2
Currency

Singapore dollar (SGD)
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Time zone
UTC +8
Country code
+65 +area code +number of the person you are calling
International airport

Singapore (SIN)

Tourism & local way of life

Climate
Hot and humid.
Best time to visit
June to September
Best places to visit

Arab Street
Boat Quay
Bukit Timah Nature Reserve
Chinatown
Little India
Marina Bay Sands
Orchard Road
Sentosa
Singapore Zoological Garden
Treetop Walk

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