Singapore - Just near the Equator is a small tropical island so unusual that it is known by many names. The geographers call it Singapore. Visitors call it Surprising Singapore, "Garden City" and even "Instant Asia." All these descriptions are true. Singapore with a truly international atmosphere with the warmth and friendliness of Asia. It is small - just under 640 square kilometers. Yet within this space are all the attractions a visitor could wish to find.