Singapore is a tropical city-state with a total area of more than 700 square kilometers. It consists of Singapore Island and other 63 nearby islands. Among them, Singapore Island accounts for 88.5% of the entire national land.
It is known that the population of Singapore is mainly made up of Chinese population and multiple ethnic groups. Chinese, Malay, Indian and other ethnic groups live in harmony except their different customs and habits. Chinese in Singapore mostly believe in Buddhism and Taoism, attach great importance to ethics, and celebrate the traditional Chinese festivals such as the Spring Festival, the Dragon Boat Festival and the Mid-Autumn Festival. The Malays are mostly Islamic and act in accordance to their religious taboos. They do not eat pork, nor drink alcoholic beverages and use their right hand to handle the daily routines. The head of a child is considered sacred, and no one should touch it except his or her elders and parents. Muslim women wear headscarves. Hindu people believe in Hinduism. Many of them are vegetarians and live a simple life but pay great attention to their temples. Most Indian families have altars or prayer rooms. They also treat cattle as god's sacred animals and do not eat beef and never give or receive gifts made of cattle leather.