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Singapore

Singapore Geography Stats

Definitions

  • Area > Comparative: The area of various small countries expressed in comparison to various areas within the United States of America.
  • Area > Land: Total land area in square kilometres
  • Area > Land > Per capita: Total land area in square kilometres Per capita figures expressed per 1,000 population.
  • Area > Total: Total area in square kilometers
  • Average precipitation in depth > Mm per year: Average precipitation in depth (mm per year). Average precipitation is the long-term average in depth (over space and time) of annual precipitation in the country. Precipitation is defined as any kind of water that falls from clouds as a liquid or a solid.
  • Average rainfall in depth > Mm per year: Average rainfall is the long-term average in depth (over space and time) of annual precipitation in the country. Precipitation is defined as any kind of water that falls from clouds as a liquid or a solid.
  • Climate: A brief description of typical weather regimes throughout the year.
  • Coastline: The total length of the boundary between the land area (including islands) and the sea.
  • Geographic coordinates: This entry includes rounded latitude and longitude figures for the purpose of finding the approximate geographic center of an entity and is based on the Gazetteer of Conventional Names, Third Edition, August 1988, US Board on Geographic Names and on other sources.
  • Land area > Sq. km: Land area is a country's total area, excluding area under inland water bodies, national claims to continental shelf, and exclusive economic zones. In most cases the definition of inland water bodies includes major rivers and lakes."
  • Land area > Square miles: Country land area.
  • Location: The country's regional location, neighboring countries, and adjacent bodies of water.
  • Natural resources: A country's mineral, petroleum, hydropower, and other resources of commercial importance.
  • Surface area > Sq. km: Surface area is a country's total area, including areas under inland bodies of water and some coastal waterways.
  • Terrain: A brief description of the topography
STAT AMOUNT DATE RANK HISTORY
Area > Comparative slightly more than 3.5 times the size of Washington, DC 2013
Area > Land 682.7 sq km 2008 182nd out of 235
Area > Land > Per capita 0.148 sq km per 1,000 people 2008 221st out of 224
Area > Total 697 sq km 2013 192nd out of 251
Average precipitation in depth > Mm per year 2,497 2011 13th out of 178
Average rainfall in depth > Mm per year 2,497 2008 13th out of 169
Climate tropical; hot, humid, rainy; two distinct monsoon seasons - Northeastern monsoon (December to March) and Southwestern monsoon (June to September); inter-monsoon - frequent afternoon and early evening thunderstorms 2013
Coastline 193 km 2014 141st out of 242
Geographic coordinates 1 22 N, 103 48 E 2013
Land area > Sq. km 697 sq km 2008 175th out of 199
Land area > Square miles 255 square miles 2013 85th out of 98
Location Southeastern Asia, islands between Malaysia and Indonesia 2013
Natural resources fish, deepwater ports 2013
Surface area > Sq. km 699 km² 2005 180th out of 204
Terrain lowland; gently undulating central plateau contains water catchment area and nature preserve 2013

SOURCES: CIA World Factbooks 18 December 2003 to 28 March 2011; Food and Agriculture Organization; Food and Agriculture Organisation, electronic files and web site.; All CIA World Factbooks 18 December 2003 to 18 December 2008; British Broadcasting Corporation 2014; World Development Indicators database

Citation

"Singapore Geography Stats", NationMaster. Retrieved from http://www.nationmaster.com/country-info/profiles/Singapore/Geography

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Singapore Geography Profiles (Subcategories)

Area 11 Land area 3
Environment 3 Land use 3
Freshwater withdrawal 6 Surface area 3
  • Singapore ranked first for population density > people per sq. km amongst Former British colonies in 2005.
  • Singapore ranked first for population density amongst Heavily indebted countries in 1999.