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%
29
flagthe Philippines
2%
0%
94%
1%
141
flagJapan
2%
2%
90%
4%
84
flagVietnam
6%
3%
87%
3%
32
flagThailand
3%
3%
87%
6%
31
flagIndia
18%
3%
71%
4%
101
flagItaly
9%
24%
59%
6%
61
flagAustralia
17%
15%
58%
4%
46
flagCanada
18%
18%
52%
8%
69
flagthe United States
19%
18%
51%
9%
887
flagAustria
16%
6%
51%
25%
31
flagSpain
16%
26%
50%
6%
30
flagGermany
10%
24%
47%
16%
219
flagthe Netherlands
16%
27%
45%
8%
68
flagthe United Kingdom
17%
26%
41%
14%
388
flagFrance
11%
35%
38%
11%
42
flagPoland
16%
28%
38%
16%
13006
flagNorway
22%
32%
35%
7%
40
flagRepublic of Ireland
16%
41%
31%
10%
48
flagUnknown
24%
30%
24%
20%
434

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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