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Singapore: Geography#

LocationSoutheastern Asia, islands between Malaysia and Indonesia
Geographic Coordinates1 22 N, 103 48 E 1.3666667,103.8
Area total: 697 sq km
land: 687 sq km
water: 10 sq km
We are unable to verify those figures from Factbook, since the 6 main sources we used for checking give different figures as follows:
Factbook: 697
DBpedia: 710
Geoname: 692
Infoplease: 693
Britannica: 714
Wolfram: 697

Attempted Explanation: Please help us to try to explain the discrepancies by sending us helpful information to office@global-geography.org
Land boundaries0 km
Coastline193 km
Elevation Extremeslowest point: Singapore Strait 0 m
highest point: Bukit Timah 166 m
Highest Mountains
Terrainlowland; gently undulating central plateau contains water catchment area and nature preserve
Natural HazardsNA
Natural Resourcefish, deepwater ports
Land Usearable land: 0.89%
permanent crops: 0.14%
other: 98.97% (2011)
Climatetropical; 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
Irrigated LandNA
Renewable Water Resources0.6 cu km (2011)
Environment_CurrentIssuesindustrial pollution; limited natural freshwater resources; limited land availability presents waste disposal problems; seasonal smoke/haze resulting from forest fires in Indonesia
Environment - international agreementsparty to: Biodiversity, Climate Change, Climate Change-Kyoto Protocol, Desertification, Endangered Species, Hazardous Wastes, Law of the Sea, Ozone Layer Protection, Ship Pollution
signed, but not ratified: none of the selected agreements
Large CitiesSingapore
Geography-notefocal point for Southeast Asian sea routes