What does the name Singapore mean?

City of Birds
City of Monkeys
City of Lions
City of Elephants
The English name of Sin­ga­pore is derived from the Malay word Sin­ga­pu­ra (lit. Lion City), hence the cus­tom­ary ref­er­ence to the nation as the Lion City. Lions probably never lived there; the beast seen by Sang Nila Utama, who founded and named ancient Sin­ga­pore, was most likely a tiger.

Answers distribution

City of Birds
City of Monkeys
City of Lions
City of Elephants
answers
flagMalaysia
0%
0%
95%
0%
24
flagthe Philippines
2%
1%
92%
2%
99
flagVietnam
9%
4%
85%
0%
21
flagThailand
5%
5%
78%
10%
19
flagIndia
17%
4%
70%
5%
86
flagItaly
7%
25%
64%
2%
39
flagAustralia
19%
14%
58%
4%
41
flagCanada
22%
15%
53%
6%
45
flagGermany
11%
19%
52%
16%
161
flagSweden
5%
31%
52%
10%
19
flagSpain
11%
30%
50%
7%
26
flagthe United States
21%
20%
46%
10%
616
flagthe Netherlands
18%
28%
46%
8%
50
flagAustria
20%
8%
45%
25%
24
flagthe United Kingdom
15%
26%
43%
14%
281
flagPoland
16%
28%
38%
16%
9295
flagNorway
21%
36%
33%
6%
33
flagRepublic of Ireland
17%
40%
32%
10%
40
flagFrance
12%
40%
28%
15%
32
flagUU
20%
40%
28%
12%
25

Gender

men38%
women34%
City of Birds
17%
16%
City of Monkeys
29%
31%
City of Lions
38%
34%
City of Elephants
14%
16%

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