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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Popular Destinations

, "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.

Notable Places in the Area

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

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

Museum
is a museum within the integrated resort of in the Downtown Core of the Central Area in Singapore. Photo: Wikimedia, CC BY-SA 2.0.

Park
is a famous Singapore landmark and a major tourist attraction, located near , Singapore, near the Central Business District. Photo: Uspn, CC BY-SA 3.0.

Destinations

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 an area in Singapore that covers Street now located within the shopping mall. Photo: dionhinchcliffe, 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.

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

Localities in the Area

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

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

Suburb
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.

Singapore

Latitude
1.2905° or 1° 17' 25.7" north
Longitude
103.852° or 103° 51' 7.3" east
Population
5,540,000
Elevation
42 metres (138 feet)
Capital
Singapore
Area
692 km² (267 miles²)
Currency
Dollar (SGD)
Phone code
65
Internet domain
.sg
Open­Street­Map ID
node 531668011
Geo­Names ID
1880251
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Also Known As

  • Abkhazian: Singapur
  • Achinese: Singapura
  • Adyghe: Сингапур
  • Afar: Singapur
  • Afrikaans: Singapoer
  • Akan: Singapɔ
  • Albanian: Singapor
  • Albanian: Singapori
  • Amharic: ሲንጋፖር
  • Arabic: Singgapura
  • Arabic: سنغافورة
  • Aragonese: Singapur
  • Armenian: Սինգապուր
  • Armenian: Սինգապուրի Հանրապետություն
  • Armenian: Սինկափուր
  • Arpitan: Singapor
  • Assamese: ছিংগাপুৰ
  • Asturian: Singapur
  • Atayal: Singapore
  • Awadhi: सिंगापुर
  • Azerbaijani: Sinqapur
  • Balinese: Singapura
  • Bambara: Sɛngapuri
  • Banjar: Singapura
  • Bashkir: Сингапур
  • Basque: Singapur
  • Bavarian: Singapur
  • Belarusian: Сынгапур
  • Belarusian: Сынґапур
  • Belarusian: Сінгапур
  • Bengali: সিঙ্গাপুর
  • Bhojpuri: सिंगापुर
  • Bishnupriya: সিঙ্গাপুর
  • Bishnupriya: সিঙ্গারপুর
  • Bislama: Singapore
  • Bosnian: Singapur
  • Brahui: Singápúr
  • Breton: Singapour
  • Buginese: Singapura
  • Bulgarian: Република Сингапур
  • Bulgarian: Сингапур
  • Burmese: စင်ကာပူနိုင်ငံ
  • Burmese: စင်္ကာပူ
  • Catalan: República de Singapur
  • Catalan: Singapur
  • Cebuano: Singgapura
  • Central Bikol: Singapore
  • Central Bikol: Singapur
  • Central Kurdish: سینگاپور
  • Chavacano: Singapur
  • Chechen: Сингапур
  • Chinese: Sin-ka-pho
  • Chinese: Xīnjiāpō
  • Chinese: 新加坡
  • Chinese: 新加坡共和国
  • Chinese: 新加坡共和國
  • Chinese: 新国
  • Chinese: 星加坡
  • Chinese: 星国
  • Chinese: 星洲
  • Chinese: 李家坡
  • Chinese: 狮城
  • Chuvash: Сингапур
  • Cornish: Singapour
  • Corsican: Republica di Singapore
  • Corsican: Ripublica di Singapore
  • Corsican: Singapore
  • Crimean Tatar: Singapur
  • Croatian: Singapur
  • Czech: Singapur
  • Danish: Singapore
  • Dhivehi: ސިންގަޕޫރު
  • Dimli (individual language): Singapur
  • Dotyali: सिंगापुर
  • Dutch: SG
  • Dutch: SGP
  • Dutch: Singapore
  • Eastern Mari: Сингапур
  • Egyptian Arabic: سينجابوره
  • English: Garden City
  • English: Lion City
  • English: Republic of Singapore
  • English: SG
  • English: SGP
  • English: Singapore City
  • English: sg
  • English: 🇸🇬
  • Erzya: Сингапур
  • Esperanto: Leonurbo
  • Esperanto: Respubliko Singapuro
  • Esperanto: SG
  • Esperanto: Singapuro
  • Esperanto: sg
  • Esperanto: Ĝardenurbo
  • Estonian: Singapur
  • Estonian: Singapuri Vabariik
  • Ewe: Singapore
  • Ewe: Singapɔr nutome
  • Extremaduran: Singapul
  • Faroese: Singapor
  • Fiji Hindi: Singapore
  • Finnish: Singapore
  • Finnish: Singaporen tasavalta
  • French: République de Singapour
  • French: SG
  • French: Singapour
  • Fulah: Sinngapuur
  • Gagauz: Singapur
  • Galician: República de Singapur
  • Galician: Singapur - 新加坡
  • Galician: Singapur
  • Gan Chinese: 新加坡
  • Ganda: Singapowa
  • Georgian: სინგაპური
  • German: Singapur
  • Goan Konkani: Singapore
  • Goan Konkani: सिंगापूर
  • Gorontalo: Singapura
  • Greek: Σιγκαπούρη
  • Guarani: Singapur
  • Guarani: Singapúra
  • Guianese Creole French: Singapour
  • Gujarati: સિંગાપુર
  • Haitian: Sengapou
  • Hakka Chinese: Sîn-kâ-po
  • Hausa: Sinapoa
  • Hausa: Singafora
  • Hausa: Singapore
  • Hausa: Singapur
  • Hausa: Sîn-kâ-pô
  • Hawaiian: Sinapoa
  • Hebrew: סינגפור
  • Hindi: सिंगापुर
  • Hungarian: Szingapúr
  • Hungarian: Szingapúri Köztársaság
  • Icelandic: Singapúr
  • Ido: Singapur
  • Iloko: Singapore
  • Iloko: Singapur
  • Inari Sami: Singapore
  • Inari Sami: Singapore täsiväldi
  • Indonesian: Singapura
  • Ingush: Сингапур
  • Interlingua (International Auxiliary Language Association): Singapur
  • Interlingue: Singapor
  • Inupiaq: Singapore
  • Irish: Singeapór
  • Italian: Repubblica di Singapore
  • Italian: Singapore
  • Jamaican Creole English: Singgapuor
  • Japanese: シンガポール
  • Japanese: シンガポール共和国
  • Javanese: Singapura
  • Kabiyè: Sɛŋgapuuri ɛjaɖɛ
  • Kabyle: Singapur
  • Kalaallisut: Singapore
  • Kalmyk: Сингапурмудин Орн
  • Kannada: ಸಿಂಗಪುರ
  • Kannada: ಸಿಂಗಾಪುರ
  • Kannada: ಸಿಂಗಾಪುರ್
  • Kara-Kalpak: Singapur
  • Kashubian: Singapùr
  • Kazakh: Сингапур
  • Kazakh: Сингапур Республикасы
  • Khmer: សិង្ហបុរី
  • Kikuyu: Singapoo
  • Kikuyu: Singapore
  • Kinyarwanda: Singapore
  • Kirghiz: Сингапур, мамлекет
  • Komi: Сингапур
  • Kongo: Singapore
  • Korean: 싱가포르
  • Korean: 싱가폴
  • Kurdish: Singapûr
  • Kurdish: سینگاپور
  • Ladin: Singapur
  • Ladino: Singapur
  • Lao: Singapur
  • Lao: ປະເທດສິງກະໂປ
  • Lao: ສິງກະໂປ
  • Latin: Singapura
  • Latvian: Singapūra
  • Lezghian: Сингапур
  • Ligurian: Scingapô
  • Limburgan: Singapore
  • Lingala: Singapur
  • Lingala: Singapurɛ
  • Lingua Franca Nova: Singapor
  • Literary Chinese: 新加坡
  • Lithuanian: Singapūras
  • Livvi: Singapore
  • Lojban: singapura
  • Lombard: Singapur
  • Low German: Singapur
  • Lower Sorbian: Singapur
  • Luba-Katanga: Singapure
  • Luxembourgish: Singapur
  • Macedo-Romanian: Singapore
  • Macedonian: Сингапур
  • Maithili: सिंगापुर
  • Malagasy: Singapaoro
  • Malagasy: Singaporo
  • Malagasy: Singapour
  • Malay: Republik Singapura
  • Malay: SG
  • Malay: Singapura
  • Malay: sg
  • Malay: 🇸🇬
  • Malayalam: സിംഗപ്പുര്‍
  • Malayalam: സിംഗപ്പൂര്‍
  • Malayalam: സിംഗപ്പൂർ
  • Maltese: Repubblika ta’ Singapore
  • Maltese: Singapor
  • Maltese: Singapore
  • Mandarin Chinese: 新加坡共和国
  • Manx: Singapore
  • Maori: Hingapoa
  • Marathi: सिंगापुर
  • Marathi: सिंगापूर
  • Mazanderani: سنگاپور
  • Min Dong Chinese: Sĭng-gă-pŏ̤
  • Min Nan Chinese: Sin-ka-pho
  • Min Nan Chinese: Singapore
  • Minangkabau: Singapura
  • Mingrelian: სინგაპური
  • Mirandese: Singapura
  • Mongolian: Сингапур
  • Moroccan Arabic: سنغافورة
  • Moroccan Arabic: صنغافورة
  • Nauru: Tsingapoar
  • Nepali: सिंगापुर
  • Nepali: सिंगापोर
  • Nepali: सिङ्गापुर
  • Newari: सिंगापोर
  • Nias: Singapura
  • North Ndebele: Singapore
  • Northern Frisian: Singapuur
  • Northern Luri: سنگاپور
  • Northern Sami: Singapore
  • Northern Sami: Singapore dásseváldi
  • Norwegian: Singapore
  • Norwegian Bokmål: Republikken Singapore
  • Norwegian Bokmål: Singapore
  • Norwegian Nynorsk: Singapore
  • Novial: Singapore
  • Occitan (post 1500): Singapor
  • Old English (ca. 450-1100): Singapore
  • Oriya: ସିଙ୍ଗାପୁର
  • Oriya: ସିଙ୍ଗାପୁର୍
  • Oromo: Singaappoor
  • Ossetian: Сингапур
  • Pali: सिंगापोर
  • Pampanga: Singapore
  • Pampanga: Singapur
  • Pampanga: Singgapur
  • Panjabi: ਸਿੰਗਾਪੁਰ
  • Panjabi: ਸਿੰਘਾਪੁਰ
  • Papiamento: Singapura
  • Persian: سنگاپور
  • Picard: Singapour
  • Piemontese: Singapor
  • Pitcairn-Norfolk: Singapur
  • Polish: Singapur
  • Portuguese: Cingapura
  • Portuguese: República de Cingapura
  • Portuguese: República de Singapura
  • Portuguese: SG
  • Portuguese: Singapura
  • Portuguese: sg
  • Portuguese: 🇸🇬
  • Pushto: سنګاپور
  • Pushto: سينګاپور
  • Quechua: Singapur
  • Romanian: Singapore
  • Romansh: Singapur
  • Rundi: Singapuru
  • Russia Buriat: Сингапур
  • Russian: Республика Сингапур
  • Russian: Сингапур
  • Rusyn: Сінґапур
  • Sakizaya: Singapore
  • Samoan: Sigapoa
  • Samogitian: Singapūrs
  • Sango: Sïngäpûru
  • Sanskrit: सिङ्गापुर
  • Sanskrit: सिङ्गापुरम्
  • Santali: ᱥᱤᱝᱜᱟᱯᱩᱨ
  • Sardinian: Singapore
  • Scots: Singapore
  • Scottish Gaelic: Singapore
  • Scottish Gaelic: Singeapòr
  • Serbian: Република Сингапур
  • Serbian: Сингапур
  • Serbo-Croatian: Singapore
  • Serbo-Croatian: Singapur
  • Shan: မိူင်းသိင်ႇၵႃႇပူဝ်ႇ
  • Shona: Singapore
  • Sicilian: Singapura
  • Silesian: Singapur
  • Sindhi: سنگاپور
  • Sinhala: සිංගප්පූරුව
  • Skolt Sami: Singapore
  • Skolt Sami: Singapore tääʹssväʹldd
  • Slovak: Singapur
  • Slovenian: Singapur
  • Somali: Singaboor
  • Somali: Singabuur
  • South Azerbaijani: سنقاپور
  • Spanish: Ciudad de Singapur
  • Spanish: Republica de Singapur
  • Spanish: República de Singapur
  • Spanish: Singapur
  • Sundanese: Singapur
  • Sundanese: Singapura
  • Swahili: Singapoo
  • Swahili: Singapuri
  • Swati: ISingapholo
  • Swedish: Republiken Singapore
  • Swedish: Singapore
  • Swiss German: Singapùùr
  • Tagalog: Singapore
  • Tajik: Сингапур
  • Tamil: சிங்கப்பூர்
  • Tamil: சிங்கை
  • Tamil: ஸிங்கபூர்
  • Taroko: Singapore
  • Tatar: Сингапур
  • Telugu: సింగపూరు
  • Telugu: సింగపూర్
  • Tetum: Singapura
  • Thai: ประเทศสิงคโปร์
  • Thai: สิงคโปร์
  • Tibetan: སིངྒ་པུར།
  • Tibetan: སེང་ག་ཕོར།
  • Tigrinya: ሲንጋፖር
  • Tok Pisin: Singapore
  • Tonga (Tonga Islands): Singapoa
  • Tosk Albanian: Singapur
  • Tsonga: Singapore
  • Tulu: ಸಿಂಗಾಪುರ
  • Tumbuka: Singapore
  • Tunisian Arabic: سنغافورة
  • Turkish: Singapur
  • Turkmen: Singapur
  • Udmurt: Сингапур
  • Uighur: سىنگاپور
  • Ukrainian: Республіка Сингапур
  • Ukrainian: Республіка Сінгапур
  • Ukrainian: Сингапур
  • Ukrainian: Сінгапур
  • Ukrainian: Сінґапур
  • Upper Sorbian: Singapur
  • Urdu: سنگاپور
  • Uzbek: Singapur
  • Venetian: Singapor
  • Venetian: Singapore
  • Veps: Singapur
  • Vietnamese: Cộng hòa Singapore
  • Vietnamese: Sing
  • Vietnamese: Singapore
  • Vietnamese: Thành phố Tân Gia Ba
  • Vietnamese: Tân Gia Ba
  • Vietnamese: Xin-ga-po
  • Vlaams: Singapore
  • Volapük: Singapurän
  • Võro: Singapur
  • Waray (Philippines): Singgapura
  • Welsh: Singapore
  • Welsh: Singapôr
  • Western Armenian: Սինկափուր
  • Western Frisian: Singapoer
  • Western Frisian: Singapore
  • Western Panjabi: سنگاپور
  • Wolof: Singapoor
  • Wu Chinese: 新加坡
  • Yakut: Сингапур
  • Yiddish: סינגאפור
  • Yoruba: Orílẹ́ède Singapo
  • Yoruba: Singapore
  • Yue Chinese: 叻埠
  • Yue Chinese: 新加坡
  • Yue Chinese: 新加坡共和國
  • Yue Chinese: 新嘉坡
  • Yue Chinese: 新架坡
  • Yue Chinese: 星加坡
  • Yue Chinese: 星嘉坡
  • Yue Chinese: 星架坡
  • Yue Chinese: 石叻
  • Zeeuws: Singapoor
  • Zhuang: Saengyabo
  • Zulu: i-Singapore
  • Sɛŋgapuuri
  • سینگاپوور

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