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Singapore Information Sheet - Quick Facts
Country

Republic of Singapore

Location

Southern tip of the Malaysian peninsula

Geographic coordinates

1 22 N, 103 48E

Area

697.1 sq km

Land

42 km from west to east and 23km from north to south

Water

10 sq km

Land boundaries

No shared border with any country

Coastline

193 km

Elevation

Bukit Timah 166m MSL

Weather

Hot (26 -32 ºC) and Humidity >75% Most buildings & transportation are air-conditioned

Raining season

November-December, best time to travel from June-August.

Population

4.24 million in June 2004

Races

4 main races: 76.8% Chinese, 13.9% Malay, 7.9% Indian and 1.4% Others. (Approximate)

Religion

42.5% Buddhist, 14.9% Islam, 14.8% No Religion, 14.6% Christianity, 8.5% Taoism, 4% Hinduism, 0.6% Other Religions. (approximate)

Central Business District

Central and Southern parts of island
Easily access by subway: Raffles Place

Shopping

Orchard Road: Northern part of city central. More Information

Subway: Orchard, Somerset and Dhoby Ghaut (North-South line)

Communications Facilities about Phone, Fax and Internet

Ethnic Quarters

 

 

Chinatown
Subway: Chinatown (North-East line)

Little India
Subway: Little India and Farer Park (North-East line)

Kampong Glam
Subway: Bugis (East-West line)

Places of Interests

 

 

 

 

 

 

Sentosa Island
Singapore Botanic Gardens
Singapore Zoological Gardens & Night Safari
Singapore Cable Car
Jurong Bird Park
Changi Prison

Chinese Garden
Subway: Chinese Garden (East-West line)

Bukit Timah Nature Park

Asian Civilization Museum
Subway: Raffles Place (East-West line)


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