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5 THEMES OF GEOGRAPHY, SINGAPORE

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Josue Bran

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Transcript of 5 THEMES OF GEOGRAPHY, SINGAPORE

Singapore
Singapore
By, Josue Bran
Absolute location:
Latitude: 1° 22' North
Longitude: 103° 48' East
Relevant:
Singapore is an island country located at the southern tip of the Malay Peninsula.
Five Themes of Geography
Location
Place
Region
Movement
Human-Environment Interaction
About Singapore
Thesis Statement
Group: All of our countries are either developed or beginning to develop; except for Cambodia
Map of Singapore
Country's: Singapore is a developed country because of it's trading ports.
North-Western Hemisphere
Globalization:

Singapore ranks second, after Hong Kong and above Ireland
Transportation:

Railroads, Highways (paved), Waterways.
Resources:
Oil, Chemicals, Food, Water, Electricity, Medicine.
With having Singapore being so close to the equator, they make offices freezing temperatures. Because of that, workers dress in warm clothing at work.
Singapore has 57 small islands included in its borders.
Singapore has about 120 miles of coastline.
Singapore has 840 flowering plants and over 500 species of animals.
Singapore is a tropical wet climate with two monsoon seasons
Physical
Cultural
Languages: Chines, English, Malay, Hokkien, Cantonese, Tamil.
Religions: Buddhis, Sunni Muslim, Chines, Roman Catholic, Hindu.
Unique Buildings:
Republic Plaza
918.64 ft Tall
Tallest building in Singapore
OUB Centre
918.63 ft tall
Second tallest building in Singapore
Marina Bay Sands Towers
678.81 ft tall
Made up of six sections
Singapore is

269 Sq. miles
Population is
15,937.3 per Sq. miles
Life Expectancy:

Males- 79.1
Females- 84.5
GDP Per Capita-
$28,600 (2005)
Unemployment-

3.1% (2005)
Urban land-
96%
Flag of Singapore
Ruled by Britain Until Japan took over
541 Feet Tall
One of the main Exhibits in Asia
Is the world’s largest Giant Observation Wheel.
Singapore Flyer
Gained their independence on August 9, 1965
Sir Thomas Stamford Raffles is the Founder of modern Singapore
Singapore is number 1 in the world banking because of its trading ports; while Britain was fifth.
Singapore also was 11th out of 183 countries in the low tax misery; while UK was 37th
Singapore is a Parliamentary Republic

Has free elections just like the United States.
Partly free; 5.5 million people, but the press says not free.
Singapore is a "Rule Follower," where they have strict Rules
Pictures of Singapore
The End
Requires education from ages 9-15
15.6% of kids under 15
The population growth is 1.34% per year
Sources:
World culture and Geography
www.guidemesingapore.com
www.bbc.com
www.Singstat.org
www.indexmundi.com
www.bluezones.com
www.tradingecconomies.com
www.citystate.com
www.cnbc.com
Fives Themes Of Geography:SINGAPORE
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