The capital of Singapore is Singapore .
English is the main language of Singapore . The Singapore government recognises four official languages: English, Malay, Chinese (Mandarin), and Tamil.
Independence Day, 9 August (1965).
Two equal horizontal bands of red (top) and white; near the hoist side of the red band, there is a vertical, white crescent (closed portion is toward the hoist side) partially enclosing five white five-pointed stars arranged in a circle.