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OFFICIAL NAME: Republic of Singapore
SIZE: 269 square miles (697 square kilometers); almost four times the size of Washington, D.C.
POPULATION: 5,567,301(July 2014 estimate) capital Singapore
LANGUAGES: Mandarin, English, Malay, Tamil, and several others
CLIMATE: Hot, humid, and rainy
CURRENCY: Singapore dollar
PRODUCTS: Orchids, tropical fish; electronics, information-technology products; pharmaceuticals, chemicals