Discover Singapore

Geography of Singapore

Singapore comprises of 63 islands, including the principle island, Pulau Ujong. There are two man-made associations with Johor, Malaysia: the Johor–Singapore Causeway in the north & the Tuas Second Link in the west. Jurong Island, Pulau Tekong, Pulau Ubin and Sentosa being the biggest of Singapore's littler islands. The most astounding common point is Bukit Timah Hill at 163.63 m (537 ft).

Continuous land recovery ventures have expanded Singapore's territory zone from 581.5 km2 (224.5 sq mi) in the 1960s to 719.1 km2 (277.6 sq mi) in 2015, an expansion of exactly 23% (130 km2). The nation is anticipated to develop by another 100 km2(40 sq mi) by 2030. A few tasks include combining littler islands through land recovery to frame bigger, more useful islands, as has been finished with Jurong Island.

Singapore's urbanization implies that it has lost 95% of its recorded timberlands, and now over portion of the normally happening fauna and vegetation in Singapore is available in nature stores, for example, the Bukit Timah Nature Reserve and the Sungei Buloh Wetland Reserve, which include just 0.25% of Singapore's property range. To battle this decrease, in 1967 the legislature presented the vision of making Singapore a "garden city" meaning to relax the brutality of urbanization and enhance the personal satisfaction. From that point forward, almost 10% of Singapore's territory has been put aside for parks and nature holds. The administration likewise has arrangements to save the rest of the untamed life. Singapore was positioned fourth in the 2014 Environmental Performance Index, which measures the viability of state strategies for natural manageability

Physical Geography
Physical Geography

Physical Geography

Singapore's primary domain is a precious stone formed island, in spite of the fact that its region incorporates encompassing littler islands. The most distant remote island is Pedra Branca. Of Singapore's many littler islands, Jurong Island, Pulau Tekong, Pulau Ubin and Sentosa are the bigger ones. A large portion of Singapore is close to 15 meters above ocean level.

The most noteworthy purpose of Singapore is Bukit Timah Hill, with a stature of 165 m (538 ft) and made up of molten shake, rock. Slopes and valleys of sedimentary shake rule the northwest, while the eastern locale comprises of sandy and compliment arrive. Singapore has no characteristic lakes, however supplies and water catchment regions have been built to store new water for Singapore's water supply.

Singapore has recovered land with earth acquired from its own slopes, the seabed, and neighboring nations. Therefore, Singapore's property region has developed from 581.5 km² in the 1960s to 723.2 km² today, and may develop by another 100 km² by 2033.

Get a Free Quote