Singapore is a city-state in Southeast Asia. Founded as a British trading colony in 1819, since independence it has become one of the world's most prosperous countries and boasts one of the world's busiest ports.

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The Singapore River forms a central artery in Singapore's densely packed Central Business District.

Singapore's Chinatown is the traditional Chinese quarters of town, and while the entire city is largely Chinese these days, the area does retain some of its own charm.

Orchard Road is the main shopping street of Singapore.


The northern and western parts of Singapore are the city's hinterlands, consisting of jungle dotted with public housing blocks and a significant industrial area in Sungei Kadut and the reclaimed area of Tuas.

Sentosa is an island just off the southern coast of Singapore.

The East Coast of Singapore is largely residential and offers few sights as such; most visitors just cross it on their way from and to Changi Airport.

Little India is, as the name promises, the centre for the large Indian community in Singapore.

Singapore Changi Airport is the main airport of Singapore situated on the eastern edge of the island with good public transport links to all parts of Singapore.

Bugis and Kampong Glam are districts of Singapore, just to the east of the city centre.

Marina Bay is Singapore's newest district, created on reclaimed land just east of Riverside.

Balestier, Newton, Novena and Toa Payoh are in central Singapore.


  • Location:  ,
  • Population:  4,700,000
  • Latitude of center:  1° 18' (1.3°) north
  • Longitude of center:  103° 48' (103.8°) east
  • Elevation:  42 meters (138 feet)
  • Capital:  Singapore
  • Area:  693 km² (267 miles²)
  • Languages:  Mandarin Chinese, English, Malay (macrolanguage), Tamil, Chinese
  • Currency:  Dollar (SGD)
  • Phone code:  65
  • Internet domain:  .sg
  • Wikidata:  Singapore
  • Wikimedia Commons:  Singapore

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Other Names for Singapore

  • Afrikaans:  Singapoer
  • Akan:  Singapɔ
  • Albanian:  Singapor, Singapori
  • Amharic:  ሲንጋፖር
  • Arabic:  سنغافورة
  • Aragonese:  Singapur
  • Armenian:  Սինգապուր
  • Arpitan:  Singapor
  • Asturian:  Singapur
  • Azerbaijani:  Sinqapur
  • Bambara:  Sɛngapuri
  • Basque:  Singapur
  • Belarusian:  Сінгапур
  • Bengali:  সিঙ্গাপুর
  • Bishnupriya:  সিঙ্গারপুর
  • Bosnian:  Singapur
  • Breton:  Singapour
  • Bulgarian:  Сингапур
  • Burmese:  စင်္ကာပူ
  • Catalan:  Singapur
  • Central Khmer:  សិង្ហបុរី
  • Chinese:  新加坡
  • Cornish:  Singapour
  • Croatian:  Singapur
  • Czech:  Singapur
  • Esperanto:  Singapuro
  • Estonian:  Singapur
  • Ewe:  Singapɔr nutome
  • Faroese:  Singapor
  • French:  Singapour
  • Fulah:  Sinngapuur
  • Galician:  Singapur - 新加坡, Singapur
  • Ganda:  Singapowa
  • Georgian:  სინგაპური
  • German:  Singapur
  • Greek:  Σιγκαπούρη
  • Gujarati:  સિંગાપુર
  • Hausa:  Singapur
  • Hebrew:  סינגפור
  • Hindi:  सिंगापुर
  • Hungarian:  Szingapúr
  • Icelandic:  Singapúr
  • Ido:  Singapur
  • Indonesian:  Singapura
  • Irish:  Singeapór
  • Japanese:  シンガポール
  • Kannada:  ಸಿಂಗಪುರ
  • Kikuyu:  Singapoo
  • Korean:  싱가포르, 싱가폴
  • Kurdish:  Singapûr, سینگاپور
  • Lao:  ສິງກະໂປ
  • Latin:  Singapura
  • Latvian:  Singapūra
  • Lingala:  Singapurɛ
  • Lithuanian:  Singapūras
  • Low German:  Singapur
  • Luba-Katanga:  Singapure
  • Luxembourgish:  Singapur
  • Macedonian:  Сингапур
  • Malagasy:  Singaporo, Singapour
  • Malay (macrolanguage):  Singapura
  • Malayalam:  സിംഗപ്പുര്‍, സിംഗപ്പൂര്‍
  • Maltese:  Singapor
  • Marathi:  सिंगापुर, सिंगापूर
  • Nepali (macrolanguage):  सिङ्गापुर
  • Occitan (post 1500):  Singapor
  • Oriya (macrolanguage):  ସିଙ୍ଗାପୁର୍
  • Persian:  سنگاپور
  • Polish:  Singapur
  • Portuguese:  Cingapura, Singapura
  • Quechua:  Singapur
  • Romansh:  Singapur
  • Rundi:  Singapuru
  • Russian:  Сингапур
  • Samoan:  Sigapoa
  • Sango:  Sïngäpûru
  • Serbian:  Сингапур
  • Sicilian:  Singapura
  • Sinhala:  සිංගප්පූරුව
  • Slovak:  Singapur
  • Slovenian:  Singapur
  • Somali:  Singaboor
  • Spanish:  Singapur
  • Swahili (macrolanguage):  Singapoo
  • Tajik:  Сингапур
  • Tamil:  சிங்கப்பூர்
  • Telugu:  సింగపూర్
  • Thai:  ประเทศสิงคโปร์, สิงคโปร์
  • Tibetan:  སིངྒ་པུར།
  • Tigrinya:  ሲንጋፖር
  • Tonga (Tonga Islands):  Singapoa
  • Turkish:  Singapur
  • Uighur:  سىنگاپور
  • Ukrainian:  Сингапур, Сінгапур, Сінґапур
  • Urdu:  سنگاپور
  • Vietnamese:  Xin-ga-po
  • Volapük:  Singapurän
  • Yoruba:  Orílẹ́ède Singapo
  • Zulu:  i-Singapore
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