Singapore is a city-state in . Modern Singapore was founded as a trading colony in 1819, and 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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, "Changi" or just "the airport" to locals, is the main commercial airport of Singapore. Photo: Ypsilon from Finland, CC0.

The Singapore River forms a central artery in Singapore's densely packed Central Business District. Photo: Balou46, CC BY-SA 3.0.

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. Photo: Chensiyuan, CC BY-SA 3.0.

Sentosa is an island just off the southern coast of Singapore. Photo: Wikimedia, CC BY-SA 3.0.

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The is the national symbol of the city-state of Singapore. Photo: Uspn, CC BY-SA 3.0.

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The is Singapore's oldest Hindu temple. Photo: Terence, CC BY 2.5.

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is a performing arts centre located in Downtown Core near the mouth of the . Photo: Wikimedia, CC BY-SA 2.0.

The is an art museum located in the Downtown Core district of Singapore. Photo: Jacklee, CC BY-SA 4.0.


Road is the main shopping street of Singapore. Photo: soeperbaby, CC BY 2.0.

Singapore's 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. Photo: William Cho, CC BY-SA 2.0.

The of Singapore is largely residential and offers few sights as such; most visitors just cross it on their way from and to Changi Airport. Photo: Sengkang, Copyrighted free use.

is Singapore's newest district, created on reclaimed land just east of . Photo: Erwin Soo, CC BY-SA 2.0.

is, as the name promises, the centre for the large Indian community in Singapore. Photo: innovision, CC BY 2.0.

is an area in Singapore that covers Street now located within the shopping mall. Photo: dionhinchcliffe, CC BY-SA 2.0.

, Newton, Novena and Toa Payoh are in central Singapore. Photo: Chensiyuan, CC BY-SA 3.0.

Localities in the Area

is the centre of the Financial District of Singapore and is located south of the mouth of the .

is a major mixed-use development located in Marina Centre, a subzone of the Downtown Core in Singapore, which combines a shopping mall, office buildings, and a convention centre. Photo: Sengkang, Copyrighted free use.

is a planning area located within the Central Region of Singapore. is situated 4 km northwest of Singapore.


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