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Overview

Capital:
Singapore
Area:
692.7 km²
Population:
4,492,150 (2006 estimate)
Language(s):
Mandarin - 35%, English - 23%, Malay - 14.1%, Hakka - 11.4%, Cantonese - 5.7%, Teochew - 4.9%, Tamil - 3.2%, other Chinese dialects - 1.8%, others - 0.9%.
Religion(s):
Buddhist - 42.5%, Muslim - 14.9%, Taoist - 8.5%, - Hindu 4%, Catholic - 4.8%, other Christian - 9.8%, others - 0.7%, none - 14.8%.
Ethnic Group(s):
Chinese - 76.4%, Malay - 14.9%, Indian - 7.9%, others - 1.4%.