Singapore is located on the southern tip of the Malay Peninsula in Southeast Asia, between the Indian Ocean and the South China Sea.
In addition to the main island, known as Singapore Island or Pulau Ujong, there are more than sixty islets that form the nation. All the islands combined account for a land area of about 704 square kilometers (272 square miles). Singapore, which has a population of over 5 million, had been a British colony before seceding from Malaysia as an independent state in 1965.
Singapore's economy is primarily based on trade and the hospitality industry. Tourists flock to the hotels, shopping centers, and beaches of Singapore for recreation and relaxation.
The country of Singapore is in the Asia continent and the latitude and longitude for the country are 1.3667° N, 103.7500° E.
The neighboring countries of Singapore are:
|Facts About Singapore|
|Area||718.3 km2 ( 277 sq mi)|
|Population||5,469,700 (2014 Est.)|
|Lat Long||1° 18′ 0″ N, 103° 48′ 0″ E (1.3, 103.8)|
|Official Language||English Malay Mandarin Tamil|
|Time Zone||SST (UTC+8)|
|Airport||Eight Airport ( Singapore Changi Airport)|
|Neighbour countries||Burma, Laos, Cambodia and Malaysia, Thailand, Indonesia|
|Currency||Singapore dollar (SGD)|