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%
96%
0%
28
flagthe Philippines
2%
0%
94%
1%
136
flagJapan
2%
2%
92%
4%
50
flagVietnam
6%
3%
87%
3%
31
flagThailand
3%
3%
86%
6%
29
flagIndia
19%
4%
70%
5%
97
flagItaly
11%
23%
60%
3%
51
flagAustralia
18%
15%
59%
4%
44
flagCanada
18%
15%
54%
9%
64
flagAustria
17%
6%
51%
24%
29
flagthe United States
20%
19%
50%
9%
762
flagSpain
16%
26%
50%
6%
30
flagGermany
11%
22%
47%
18%
202
flagthe Netherlands
16%
30%
43%
8%
60
flagthe United Kingdom
16%
27%
41%
14%
365
flagPoland
16%
28%
37%
16%
12405
flagNorway
22%
32%
35%
7%
40
flagFrance
10%
40%
32%
13%
37
flagRepublic of Ireland
14%
42%
31%
10%
47
flagUnknown
24%
31%
23%
20%
391

Gender

men33%
women33%
City of Birds
19%
17%
City of Monkeys
30%
31%
City of Lions
33%
33%
City of Elephants
16%
17%

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