Ethnic and Geographical Characteristics of Singapore
Singapore consists of one main island surrounded by 63 smaller isles. It is connected to southern Malaysia via the Johor-Singapore causeway and the Tuas Second Link. The unique combination of stunning skyscrapers and enticing beaches makes Singapore a complete paradise for tourists. You must visit the Jurong Bird Park in Singapore, which has the highest artificial waterfall. Its various smaller islands like Sentosa, Pulau Tekong and Pulau Ubin are also great tourist attractions. It's widely cosmopolitan ambience, along with its clean urban culture, pleasant average temperature and technological advancement makes Singapore the perfect home for expatriates. To meet up rising demands for accommodation, several land reclamation projects have been initiated while some land areas are being reserved for its rainforests. If you plan to visit Singapore, do not forget to get back with you this miniature acrylic fridge magnet representation of the wonder city as a souvenir worth preserving.
More Details about Singapore
In fact, the name Singapore translates to "Lion City" and it stands for both the island-city as well as the country, the full name of which is the Republic of Singapore. It is the home for five major religions of the world, namely Hinduism, Christianity, Islam, Buddhism and Taoism. Although the majority of people are Buddhists and Christians there is also a certain percentage of the population that does not observe any religion. Singapore is the land of religious tolerance and hence, you get to see the city celebrating multi-religious festivals. Although Singapore happens to be one of the smallest nations of Asia, it ranks third in population density. Surrounded by the Pacific and Indian Oceans and located near the Equator, its total land area sums up to 714.3 sq. km, with 7148 people living per square kilometer. Its four main ethnic groups are Chinese, Malay, Indian and Eurasian.