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
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flagthe Philippines
2%
0%
92%
1%
114
flagJapan
2%
2%
92%
4%
50
flagVietnam
6%
3%
89%
0%
29
flagThailand
3%
3%
85%
7%
28
flagIndia
20%
4%
69%
5%
94
flagItaly
11%
22%
61%
4%
44
flagAustralia
19%
14%
59%
4%
42
flagCanada
20%
16%
54%
5%
53
flagUkraine
12%
28%
52%
8%
25
flagSpain
11%
29%
51%
7%
27
flagGermany
11%
21%
50%
16%
178
flagthe United States
20%
19%
49%
9%
720
flagthe Netherlands
18%
28%
45%
7%
53
flagAustria
20%
8%
45%
25%
24
flagthe United Kingdom
16%
28%
40%
14%
328
flagPoland
16%
28%
38%
16%
10765
flagNorway
21%
34%
34%
7%
38
flagFrance
11%
38%
33%
13%
36
flagRepublic of Ireland
15%
41%
32%
10%
46
flagUnknown
25%
29%
22%
22%
172

Gender

men35%
women34%
City of Birds
18%
16%
City of Monkeys
30%
30%
City of Lions
35%
34%
City of Elephants
15%
17%

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