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([[Chinese language|Chinese]]: ; [[Pinyin|pinyin]]: ''Xīnjiāpō''; [[Malay language|Malay]]: ; [[Tamil language|Tamil]]: சிங்கப்பூர், ''Cingkappūr''), officially the '''Republic of Singapore''', is an [[Island country|island]] [[City-state|city-state]] located at the southern tip of the [[Malay Peninsula]], lying 137 kilometres (85 mi) north of the [[Equator|equator]], south of the [[Malaysia]]n state of [[Johor]] and north of [[Indonesia]]'s [[Riau Islands]]. At 710.2 km (274.2 sq mi), Singapore is a [[Microstate|microstate]] and the smallest nation in [[Southeast Asia]]. This is [[Order of magnitude|orders of magnitude]] larger than [[Monaco]] and [[Vatican City]], the only other surviving [[City-state|sovereign city-states]].
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Singapore, officially the Republic of Singapore, is an island city-state located at the southern tip of the Malay Peninsula, lying 137 kilometres (85 mi) north of the equator, south of the Malaysian state of Johor and north of Indonesia's Riau Islands. At 710.2 km2 (274.2 sq mi),[7] Singapore is a microstate and the smallest nation in Southeast Asia. This is orders of magnitude larger than Monaco and Vatican City, the only other surviving sovereign city-states.

Latest revision as of 04:30, August 7, 2009

Singapore, officially the Republic of Singapore, is an island city-state located at the southern tip of the Malay Peninsula, lying 137 kilometres (85 mi) north of the equator, south of the Malaysian state of Johor and north of Indonesia's Riau Islands. At 710.2 km2 (274.2 sq mi),[7] Singapore is a microstate and the smallest nation in Southeast Asia. This is orders of magnitude larger than Monaco and Vatican City, the only other surviving sovereign city-states.

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