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.

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City of Birds
City of Monkeys
City of Lions
City of Elephants
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flagthe Philippines
2%
0%
93%
1%
127
flagJapan
2%
2%
92%
4%
50
flagVietnam
6%
3%
89%
0%
29
flagThailand
3%
3%
86%
6%
29
flagIndia
19%
4%
70%
5%
97
flagItaly
10%
23%
60%
4%
46
flagAustralia
18%
15%
59%
4%
44
flagCanada
20%
16%
54%
5%
53
flagSpain
16%
26%
50%
6%
30
flagUkraine
11%
30%
50%
7%
26
flagthe United States
20%
19%
49%
9%
731
flagGermany
11%
21%
48%
17%
190
flagAustria
18%
7%
48%
25%
27
flagthe Netherlands
17%
29%
44%
8%
58
flagthe United Kingdom
17%
27%
40%
14%
347
flagPoland
16%
28%
37%
16%
11928
flagNorway
23%
33%
33%
7%
39
flagFrance
11%
38%
33%
13%
36
flagRepublic of Ireland
15%
41%
32%
10%
46
flagUnknown
24%
32%
22%
20%
372

Gender

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

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