Singapore

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.

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

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

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.

Notable Places in the Area

University
The is a public research university in Singapore. is situated 8 km south of Singapore. Photo: Sengkang, Copyrighted free use.

Park
The is a 161-year-old tropical garden located at the fringe of Singapore's shopping district. is situated 6 km south of Singapore. Photo: Wikimedia, CC BY-SA 3.0.

Aerodrome
is an airport in the north-east of Singapore, approximately 16 kilometres away from and about 20 kilometres away from the city centre. is situated 9 km northeast of Singapore. Photo: Wikimedia, CC BY-SA 3.0.

Localities in the Area

Suburb
Serangoon is a planning area and residential town located in the North-East Region of Singapore. is situated 8 km east of Singapore.

Suburb
is, as the name promises, the centre for the large Indian community in Singapore. is situated 9 km southeast of Singapore. Photo: innovision, CC BY 2.0.

Suburb
is a planning area and residential town located in the Central Region of Singapore. is situated 10 km southeast of Singapore. Photo: Wikimedia, CC BY-SA 2.0.

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