Singapore is located in Southeast Asia, approximately 85 miles north of the equator, between Malaysia and Indonesia. The Straits of Johor separate Singapore from Malaysia, while the Singapore Strait runs between Singapore and Indonesia.
Singapore is 3.5 times the size of Washington, D.C. It encompasses 277 square miles, making it the 190th largest country in the world in terms of area as of 2014. Its total coastline is 120 miles long.
As of 2014, Singapore has a population of about 5.6 million people. It has a tropical climate that is hot and humid. It has two monsoon seasons: one from December to March and one from June to September.