Singapore Overview Nations // Southeast Asia

OVERVIEW The Republic of Singapore is an island nation located at a narrow point of the Strait of Malacca off the extreme southern tip of the Malay Peninsula. Connected with Malaysia by a 1,056-meter (3,465-foot) causeway spanning the Johore Strait (1,207 meters; 3,960 feet wide), Singapore's land area -- about 3.5 times that of Washington, D.C. -- is about 719 square kilometers (277 sq miles), consisting of one main island and 58 islets. The main island is 42 kilometers (26 miles)...


Please log in to continue reading.

Not yet a subscriber?  Take a free trial.



Military Periscope gives you easy-to-use, integrated, open-source intelligence on…

  • More than 7,500 weapons systems and platforms
  • Nearly every country’s armed forces
  • Militant organizations


Try Military Periscope free for seven days