Singapore , officially the Republic of Singapore, is a Southeast Asian city-state off the southern tip of the Malay Peninsula, 137 kilometres north of the equator. An island country made up of 63 islands, it is separated from Malaysia by the Straits of Johor to its north and from Indonesia's Riau Islands by the Singapore Strait to its south. Singapore is highly urbanised but almost half of the country is covered by greenery. More land is being created for development through land reclamation. Singapore had been a part of various local empires since it was first inhabited in the second...
|Founded:||February 6, 1819|
|Official language:||Tamil Language, Standard Mandarin, Malay Language|
|Area:||274.1 sq. mi.|
|Form of government:||Parliamentary republic, Unitary state, Constitutional republic|
|Also known as:||Singapura, Republic of Singapore, Republica Singapore|