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5 Themes of Geography

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Victoria Kosiorek

on 16 March 2015

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Singapore's region consists of physical characteristics, natural resources, human characteristics, population, culture, religion, and language.
Physical Characteristics

biggest mountain is Bukit Timah
biggest lake is lake Toba
biggest river is Kallang River
biggest terrain is the main island of Singapore
Natural Resources
Singapore's natural resources are fish and deepwater ports

5,567,301 (growth rate 1.92%)
With Malay, Indian, Chinese, and some British influences, the different communities share a culture and think of themselves as a whole

The are many religions, but the main religion is Buddhism (33.9%)

There are many languages spoken in Singapore, but the main official languages are Mandarin (36.3%) and English (29.8%)
5 Themes of Geography:

Singapore's Movement
Singapore has a number of transportation and ways of movement. Movement comes from air to sea to online. Examples of transportation and movement include roads, cable cars, railways, express ways, buses, taxis, ports, heliports, and airports. Examples of non-physical transportation and movement in Singapore include television, radio, telephone, and Internet. Therefore, Massachusetts and Singapore have the same types of transportation and ways of movement.
Singapore's Region
Singapore's Human Environment/Interaction
Singapore used to be mostly trees until 98% got cut down for buildings. Only 2% of the land is good for growing crops. Pollution is one of Singapore's environmental issues. The people of Singapore have polluted the air with high carbon emission levels. Singapore's water has been polluted by industrial companies and boats throwing waste such as oil into bodies of water. Therefore, Singapore needs to become more environmentally friendly.
Singapore's Location / Place
Longitude: 1.3000 North, Latitude: 103.8000 East
Singapore is south of the tip of Malay Peninsula in southeast Asia. Singapore, being called the second - smallest country in Asia, is still known as a city- state. The country is mostly urban with a total area of 648 square kilometers and is 3.5 times the size of Washington D.C. Singapore consists of the big island and 63 smaller ones. Singapore is bordered by the Strait of Johar and the Strait of Singapore. The main countries that are around Singapore are Indonesia and Malaysia.
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In Singapore there are a lot of famous landmarks/places, here are some examples:
Merlion Park - a park that is a symbol of pride in Singapore
City Hall - a national monument of Singapore
Sultan Mosque - a mosque that combines Indian and Islamic culture
Sri Mariamman Temple - the oldest Hindu temple in Singapore, this temple has religious importance and amazing architecture
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