Singapore

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Singapore on World Map

Continent – Asia

Region – South East

Size – 697 km²

Geography – low-lying plateau

Language – Mandarin (official), English (official), Malay (official)

Religion – Buddhist 33.9, Muslim 14.3%, Taoist 11.3%, Catholic 7.1%, Hindu 5.4%, other Christian 11%, other 17%

Monetary Unit – Singapore dollar

Natural Resources – fish, deepwater ports

Agriculture – orchids, vegetables; poultry, eggs; fish, ornamental fish

Industry – electronics, chemicals, financial services, oil drilling equipment, petroleum refining, rubber processing and rubber products, processed food and beverages, ship repair, offshore platform construction, life sciences, entrepot trade

Map of Singapore

Neighbouring Countries – None (island off Malaysia)

Population –  5,674,472 (2015 estimate)

Population Growth Rate – 1.89%

Average Life Expectancy – 84.68

Capital City – Singapore (5,674,472 )

Highest Mountain – No mountains

Longest River – Kallang (10 km)

Climate – tropical – 24°C – 33°C all year

Yearly Rainfall – 215 cm (approx)

Plant Life – orchid, mangrove, rainforest

Animal Life – shrew, pangolin, mongoose, otter, crocodiles, turtles, terrapin, gecko, lizards, snakes, python

Bird Life – quails, goose, swans, teal, ducks, pelican, herons, falcon, kestrel, plover, gulls, terns, doves, pigeon

 

Harvard Reference for this page:

Heather Y Wheeler. (2015). Malaysia. Available: http://www.naturalhistoryonthenet.com/Facts_Figures/Country_Facts/malaysia.htm. Last accessed Tuesday, July 19, 2016

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