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Where is Singapore?

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Located in the continent of Asia, Singapore covers 687 square kilometers of land and 10 square kilometers of water, making it the 196th largest nation in the world with a total area of 697 square kilometers.

Singapore became an independent state in 1965, after gaining its sovereignty from The United Kingdom. The population of Singapore is 5,353,494 (2012) and the nation has a density of 7793 people per square kilometer.

The currency of Singapore is the Singapore Dollar (SGD). As well, the people of Singapore are refered to as Singapore.

The dialing code for the country is 65 and the top level internet domain for Singapore sites is .sg.

Singapore does not share land borders with any countries.

To learn more, visit our detailed Singapore section.

Quick facts

Population 5,353,494
Density 7,792.6 / km2 ( 20,182.7 / mi2 )
Languages English, Malay (macrolanguage), Tamil, Chinese
Independence Year 1965
Capital Singapore
Currency Singapore Dollar
GDP 308,000,000,000 (2014 data)
GDP per Capita 57,533 (2014 data)
Land Area 687 km2 (265 mi2)
Water Area 10 km2 (4 mi2)
Minimum Longitude 103.608
Maximum Longitude 104.041
Mininum Latitude 1.197
Maximum Latitude 1.474

What is the capital of Singapore?

map showing the location of Singapore
Location of Singapore on a map.

Singapore is the capital city of Singapore. It has a population of 3,547,809, and is located on a latitue of 1.29 and longitude of 103.85.

Singapore is also the political center of Singapore, which is considered a Republic, and home to its Ceremonial head of state.

Quick Facts About Singapore, the Capital Of Singapore

City Singapore
Country Singapore
Population 3,547,809
Longitude 103.85007000
Latitude 1.28967000
Elevation 23 meters over sea level

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This page was last updated on October 2, 2015.