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Outline of Singapore


Outline of Singapore

The location of Singapore
An enlargeable relief map of the Republic of Singapore, published in 1994

The following outline is provided as an overview and topical guide to Singapore:

Singaporesovereign republic comprising the main island of Singapore and smaller outlying islands which are located at the southern tip of the Malay Peninsula in Southeast Asia.[1] Singapore lies 137 kilometres (85 mi) north of the equator, south of the Malaysian state of Johor and north of Indonesia's Riau Islands. Singapore is one of three remaining true city-states in the world. It is the second smallest nation in Asia.


  • General reference 1
  • Geography of Singapore 2
    • Environment of Singapore 2.1
      • Natural geographic features of Singapore 2.1.1
    • Regions of Singapore 2.2
      • Administrative divisions of Singapore 2.2.1
        • Municipalities
    • Demography of Singapore 2.3
      • Population structure 2.3.1
      • Family formation and dissolution 2.3.2
      • Fertility rate 2.3.3
      • Mortality 2.3.4
  • Government and politics of Singapore 3
    • Branches of the government of Singapore 3.1
      • Executive branch of the government of Singapore 3.1.1
      • Legislative branch of the government of Singapore 3.1.2
      • Judicial branch of the government of Singapore 3.1.3
    • Foreign relations of Singapore 3.2
      • International organization membership 3.2.1
    • Law and order in Singapore 3.3
    • Military of Singapore 3.4
  • History of Singapore 4
  • Culture of Singapore 5
    • Religion in Singapore 5.1
    • Art in Singapore 5.2
    • Sports in Singapore 5.3
  • Economy and infrastructure of Singapore 6
    • Transport in Singapore 6.1
    • Road Transport in Singapore 6.2
      • Aviation in Singapore 6.2.1
      • Rail transport in Singapore 6.2.2
        • Monorails in Singapore
        • Light Rapid Transit
        • Mass Rapid Transit
      • Transport operators of Singapore 6.2.3
      • Transport disasters in Singapore 6.2.4
  • Education in Singapore 7
  • See also 8
  • Notes 9
  • External links 10

General reference

An enlargeable basic map of Singapore, published in 2003

Geography of Singapore

Singapore is an island south of Malaysia surrounded by some smaller islands as can be seen in this satellite image.

Environment of Singapore

An enlargeable satellite image of Singapore

Natural geographic features of Singapore

Sunset at Lower Peirce Reservoir, photographed on 25 December 2005

Regions of Singapore

Urban planning areas, an example of subdivisions in Singapore

Administrative divisions of Singapore


Demography of Singapore

Population structure

The religions of Singapore by ethnic group in 2000
  • Population (end June 2009): 4,987,600[5][6][7]
    • Resident population: 3,733,900 (74.9%).
    • Non-resident population: 1,253,700 (25.1%)
  • Population density (2008): 6,814 per km2[5][7]
  • Sex ratio of residents (end June 2009): 976 males per 1,000 females[5][6]
  • Median age of residents (2008): 36.7 years[5]
  • Age composition of residents (2009): 0–14 years – 17.9%, 15–64 years – 73.3%, 65 years and above – 8.8%[5]
  • Ethnic composition of residents (June 2009): Chinese – 2,770,300 (74.2%), Malays – 500,100 (13.4%), Indians – 343,500 (9.2%), others – 120,000 (3.2%)[6][8]
  • Proportion single among residents aged 35–39 years (2008): men – 19.4%, women – 15.2%[5]
  • Average resident household size (2008): 3.5 people[5]

Family formation and dissolution

The demographic of Singapore until 2005, Number of inhabitants in thousands. (Data:FAO
  • Total marriages (2008): 24,596[5][6]
    • Median age at first marriage (2008): men – 29.8 years, women – 27.3 years
  • Total divorces and annulments (2008): 7,220[5][6]

Fertility rate


Government and politics of Singapore

Parliament House, photographed on 18 October 2002

Branches of the government of Singapore

Executive branch of the government of Singapore

Legislative branch of the government of Singapore

Judicial branch of the government of Singapore

Foreign relations of Singapore

International organization membership

The Republic of Singapore is a member of the:[1]

Law and order in Singapore

Copies of the Singapore Law Reports at the Library of the Supreme Court of Singapore

Military of Singapore

History of Singapore

1888 German map of Singapore
Main article: History of Singapore, Timeline of Singaporean history

Culture of Singapore

A sign written in Singapore's four official languages
A statue of the Merlion

Religion in Singapore

Art in Singapore

The Esplanade, a performing arts centre

Sports in Singapore

Economy and infrastructure of Singapore

Transport in Singapore

The logo of the Public Transport System

Road Transport in Singapore

A public bus in Singapore

Aviation in Singapore

A Singapore Airlines Airbus A380 at Singapore Changi Airport

Rail transport in Singapore

A diagram of the physical spread of the MRT and LRT network across the island (includes lines under construction).
Monorails in Singapore
Light Rapid Transit
Mass Rapid Transit
A Mass Rapid Transit train

Transport operators of Singapore

A Comfort-DelGro owned taxi in Singapore.

Transport disasters in Singapore

Education in Singapore

Students in Singapore

See also


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External links

General Information
  • Singapore Infomap
  • Singapore Government Directory Interactive
  • Singapore Government Online Portal
  • Gateway To All Government Services
  • Singapore National Service Portal
  • Singapore Accounting and Corporate Regulatory Authority
  • Amnesty International's 2005 report on Singapore
  • CIA World Factbook Entry for Singapore
  • Singapore Department of Statistics Annual Data
  • Memories of Asia
  • Outline of Singapore travel guide from Wikivoyage
  • Singapore Virtual Reality Tour
  • WikiSatellite view of Singapore at WikiMapia
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