The Singapore River forms a central artery in 's densely packed Central Business District. The north bank of the river is where Raffles landed and founded his colony, and to this day many central government buildings can be found in the area.
Photo: William Cho, CC BY-SA 2.0.

Notable Places in the Area

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

is a performing arts centre located in Downtown Core near the mouth of the Singapore River. is situated 490 metres northeast of Riverside. Photo: Wikimedia, CC BY-SA 2.0.

Work of art
The is the national symbol of the city-state of . is situated 220 metres east of Riverside. Photo: Uspn, CC BY-SA 3.0.

is a museum within the integrated resort of in the Downtown Core of the Central Area in . is situated 750 metres east of Riverside. Photo: Wikimedia, CC BY-SA 2.0.

Localities in the Area

is a city-state in . Modern 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. Photo: Khairul Nizam, CC BY 2.0.

Road is the main shopping street of . 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.


1.2867° or 1° 17' 12" north
103.8525° or 103° 51' 9" east
15 metres (49 feet)
Geo­Names ID

Also Known As

  • Arabic: نهر سنغافورة
  • Azerbaijani: Sinqapur
  • Bengali: সিঙ্গাপুর নদী
  • Catalan: Riu Singapur
  • Catalan: riu Singapur
  • Cebuano: Singapore River
  • Chinese: Sin-ka-pho Hô
  • Chinese: 新加坡河
  • Dutch: Singapore River
  • Dutch: Singapore rivier
  • Egyptian Arabic: نهر سنجافوره
  • English: Singapore River
  • Esperanto: Singapurorivero
  • Estonian: Singapuri jõgi
  • Finnish: Singaporejoki
  • French: Riverside de Singapour
  • French: Rivière Singapour
  • French: Sungai Singapura
  • French: Xīnjiāpō Hé
  • French: rivière Singapour
  • French: 新加坡河
  • German: Riverside
  • German: Singapore River
  • German: Sungai Singapura
  • Hebrew: סינגפור/ריברסייד
  • Hebrew: ריברסייד
  • Hindi: सिंगापुर नदी
  • Indonesian: Sungai Singapura
  • Irish: Abhainn Singapore
  • Italian: Singapore
  • Japanese: シンガポール川
  • Korean: 싱가포르강
  • Malay: Sungai Singapura
  • Malayalam: സിംഗപ്പൂർ നദി
  • Marathi: सिंगापूर नदी
  • Min Nan Chinese: Sin-ka-pho Hô
  • Mingrelian: სინგაპური (წყარმალუ)
  • Mingrelian: სინგაპური
  • Norwegian: Singaporeelva
  • Norwegian Bokmål: Singaporeelva
  • Panjabi: ਸਿੰਗਾਪੁਰ ਦਰਿਆ
  • Persian: رود سنگاپور
  • Romanian: râul Singapore
  • Russian: Река Сингапур
  • Russian: Сингапур
  • South Azerbaijani: سینقاپور
  • Spanish: Rio Singapur
  • Spanish: Río Singapur
  • Turkish: Singapur Nehri
  • Ukrainian: Сінгапур
  • Welsh: Afon Singapore
  • Western Panjabi: سنگاپور دریا

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