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The Republic of Singapore situated at the southernmost tip of the Peninsular Malaysia lies to the north of the equator. The entire territory of Singapore consists of the island of Singapore and fifty-eight islets of which people inhabit some of the islands. Singapore Strait separates Singapore from Indonesia and Straits of Johor separates it from Malaysia. The diamond-shaped island is blessed with a vast coastline of 193 kilometers. 50% of the land comprises of the urban areas while 40% of it is covered with parklands, reservoirs, plantations and open military areas.
The main city area of Singapore is nestled along the shores of the Singapore River and the entire nation is filled with high-density areas. Singapore covers an area of 699 sq. Km and is considered to be one of the most beautiful nations of the world. Singapore lies between the nations Malaysia and Indonesia.
The colonial district lies to the north of the Singapore River and is considered to be a wonderful location that offers glimpses of the British rule. A few miles ahead in the north lies Little India and Central Business District (CBD) at the southern shore of the Singapore River. Jurong lies to the west of the island and is a popular industrial area. The place is dotted with a number of tourist attractions. Some of the older residential areas, a wonderful beach park and the international airport are situated in the eastern coast of the city. Huge and flourishing housing developments can be seen in the northeastern part of Singapore.
The central north portion of the island is mainly filled with the undeveloped land and remaining forests of Singapore. 2% of the land in Singapore consists of agricultural lands.

Geographic Information about Singapore
Location: Southeastern Asia, islands between Malaysia and Indonesia
Geographic coordinates: 1 22 N, 103 48 E
Area: total: 647.5 sq km
Land: 637.5 sq km
Water: 10 sq km
Land boundaries: 0 km
Coastline: 193 km
Elevation extremes:
Lowest point: Singapore Strait 0 m
Highest point: Bukit Timah 166 m

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