Capital and Currency of Singapore

Last Update: Apr 27, 2024 |

CAPITAL OF SINGAPORE

According to Wikipedia, Singapore is present one degree (137 kilometers or 85 miles) north of the equator. Officially the Republic of Singapore is a sovereign island city-state in Southeast Asia.


CAPITAL CURRENCY OF SINGAPORE

The Singapore dollar (sign: S$; code: S.G.D) is the official currency of Singapore and is divided into 100 cents. It is normally abbreviated with the dollar sign $, or S$ to distinguish it from other dollar-denominated currencies.

The Monetary Authority of Singapore issues the banknotes and coins of the Singapore dollar. The Singapore dollar is the twelfth-most traded currency in the world by value. Singapore used the Straits dollar between 1845 to 1939.


SINGAPORE DOLLAR VALUE & DATE OF ISSUE

  • $2 - Issue date (9 Sep 1999 paper material | 12 Jan 2006 polymer material) 
  • $5 - Issue date (9 Sep 1999 paper material | 18 May 2007 polymer material)
  • $10 - Issue date (9 Sep 1999 paper material | 4 May 2006 polymer material)
  • $50, $100, $1,000, $10,000 - Issue date (9 September 1999 paper material)
  • Rarely used - $1,$20, $25, $500, $10,000
  • Freq. used coins - 5, 10, 20, 50 cents, $1 | Rarely used coins - 1 cent, $5, $10

Initially, the Singapore dollar was pegged to the pound sterling at a rate of two shillings and fourpence to the dollar, or S$60 = £7, working out to 8.57 dollars to the pound sterling.

Singapore Country Currency

Singapore is a sovereign island city-state in Southeast Asia. It was founded in 1819 by Sir Stamford Raffles as a trading post of the "British East India Company". Basically, Singapore is a global hub for Education, Finance, Technology, Innovation, Healthcare, etc.

Singapore is the city and the capital of the Republic of Singapore, actually, it is both city and a Country. If we talk the Singapore currency, it is known as the "Singapore Dollar" (S$).

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