Lying at the southern tip of the Malay Peninsula in Southeast Asia, Singapore consists of the Singapore Island and about 60 small contiguous islands. Singapore city is the capital and largest city of the islands republic. And its port is one of the largest and busiest in the world. Nowadays, Singapore is one of the world's economic powerhouse. The city of Singapore is also known as "the Lion City".
It has a hot, humid climate throughout the year. It has a population of about 4.5 million.
Singapore is a popular travel destination in Asia. The architecture of Singapore is a blend of British colonial, traditional Malay and Chinese, and modern elements. Singapore Botanic Gardens houses the National Orchid Garden which has a wide collection of more than 3,000 species of orchids. The Merlion Statue, standing in front of Singapore's CBD, is
Singapore's national icon. The Raffles Hotel is a grand Victorian architecture , which was built in colonial district. Orchard Road is a popular tourist attraction in Singapore. Jurong Birdpark has one of the world's most extensive bird collections. Other tourist attractions include Singapore Zoo, Chinatown, Victoria Concert Hall and Old St. Andrew's Cathedral as well as Chinese and Japanese Gardens.