Some Things About Singapore

Some Things About Singapore
The Marina Bay Sands Hotel, Singapore.

Singapore is an island country and city-state in Asia. Singapore's four official languages are English, Chinese, Malay and Tamil. The current population of Singapore is around 5.45 million.

Physical features consist of low-lying land and a central plateau. Fresh water is scarce in Singapore, so the people rely on reservoirs scattered throughout the island.

The climate in Singapore is equatorial, meaning it is hot, humid, and rainy all year round. The urban heat island effect is present on this island because the whole island is a city.

Singapore is bordered by Malaysia (N, E, S), the South China Sea (N, E, W) including the Johor Strait, the Strait of Malacca (NE), and the Singapore strait (S).

In 1819, a British trading post was established in Singapore, originating the founding of a British colony.

Some industries in Singapore are: Electronics, Financial services, Information and communications technology, Civil engineering, Oil drilling and exploration, Petroleum refining, etc...

Some exotic fruits grown in Singapore include durians, rambutans, and mangosteens. Some foods made in Singapore are Oyster Omelettes, Fish Head Curry, Prawn Noodles, etc...

Some landmarks that are important in Singapore include Chijmes (a former catholic convent built in 1840–1841), Esplanade (a preforming arts center that is around 60,000 m2 large), Merlion Park, Helix Bridge, etc...

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