Singapore, officially the Republic of Singapore, and often referred to as the Lion City, the Garden City, and the Red Dot, is a global city and sovereign state in Southeast Asia and the world’s only island city-state. It lies one degree (137 km) north of the equator, south of the southernmost tip of continental Asia and peninsular Malaysia, with Indonesia’s Riau Islands to the south.
Singapore’s territory consists of a diamond-shaped main island along with 62 other islets. Since independence, extensive land reclamation has increased its total size by 23% (130 km2), and its greening policy has covered the densely populated island with tropical flora, parks and gardens.
Nanyang Technological University – Chief Technological University of Singapore. It offers a wide range of technological and economic disciplines. NTU is a founding member of the World Union of technological universities. Its main campus and garden (Yunnan Garden campus) covers 200 hectares in the south-west of the island. It is the largest campus in Singapore with 16 buildings of dormitories for students and lounge for doctoral students.
NTU was the Olympic village for the first Youth Olympic Games in Singapore in 2010.