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
1%
0%
93%
1%
107
flagJapan
2%
2%
92%
4%
50
flagVietnam
6%
3%
89%
0%
29
flagThailand
3%
3%
85%
7%
27
flagIndia
19%
4%
69%
5%
89
flagItaly
11%
23%
60%
4%
43
flagAustralia
19%
14%
58%
4%
41
flagCanada
22%
16%
52%
6%
48
flagGermany
11%
21%
50%
16%
175
flagSpain
11%
30%
50%
7%
26
flagthe United States
20%
19%
49%
9%
689
flagthe Netherlands
19%
27%
45%
7%
51
flagAustria
20%
8%
45%
25%
24
flagthe United Kingdom
15%
27%
41%
15%
309
flagPoland
16%
28%
38%
16%
9953
flagNorway
18%
35%
35%
8%
37
flagRepublic of Ireland
15%
40%
34%
9%
44
flagFrance
11%
38%
33%
13%
36
flagUnknown
22%
31%
28%
16%
66

Gender

men37%
women34%
City of Birds
16%
16%
City of Monkeys
30%
30%
City of Lions
37%
34%
City of Elephants
15%
17%

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