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%
23
flagthe Philippines
2%
1%
92%
2%
97
flagVietnam
10%
5%
85%
0%
20
flagThailand
5%
5%
78%
10%
19
flagIndia
17%
4%
70%
5%
85
flagItaly
7%
25%
64%
2%
39
flagAustralia
19%
14%
58%
4%
41
flagCanada
22%
15%
53%
6%
45
flagSweden
5%
31%
52%
10%
19
flagGermany
12%
19%
51%
16%
149
flagSpain
11%
30%
50%
7%
26
flagDenmark
6%
18%
50%
18%
16
flagthe United States
21%
21%
46%
9%
596
flagthe Netherlands
19%
29%
46%
4%
47
flagAustria
20%
8%
45%
25%
24
flagthe United Kingdom
16%
26%
43%
14%
262
flagPoland
16%
28%
38%
16%
8848
flagNorway
21%
36%
33%
6%
33
flagRepublic of Ireland
18%
42%
31%
7%
38
flagFrance
7%
46%
23%
19%
26

Gender

men38%
women35%
City of Birds
17%
16%
City of Monkeys
29%
31%
City of Lions
38%
35%
City of Elephants
14%
16%

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