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Awesome Things That You Didn't Know About Singapore

Awesome Things That You DIDNΤ'ΤΚNOW ABOUT SINGAPORE The are no lions in Lion City! An Indonesian king who travelled to the island in 1299 mistook an unknown creature for a lion – there are no lions in Singapore – and named the island Singapura, meaning the "Lion city" in Sanskrit. Singapore is a perfect place for a Spider-Man! Singapore has over 4,300 completed high-rises, the majority of which are located in the Downtown Core. In the city, there are 59 skyscrapers that rise higher than 140 metres (459 ft) Fine City The smallest of mistakes can earn you big fines in Singapore – many, for this reason, have dubbed Singapore the "fine city". Some of the mistakes that SINGAPORE NO CHEWING GUM $1000 FINE warrant fines include chewing, failure to flush the public toilet, and littering. First Night Zo0, There's only two seasons here - hot & dry and hot & rainy! Positioned only 85 miles north of the equator, Singapore is hot all the year round – the lowest recorded temperature in the island was 68F (20C), recorded about 80 years ago. Meanwhile, rainfall tends to be very heavy and prolonged during the rainy season. The world's largest bat! The flying fox with a wingspan of up to 1.5 metres, can be found on Pulau Ubin, one of the islands off mainland Singapore. One of the greenest cities! Singapore is one of one of the greenest capital cities in the world with trees, gardens, and grass scattered everywhere. The government intends to push this even further as it popularizes the City in a Garden" campaign, which seeks to incorporate more nature in the city and its environs. Singapore Ministry of Love Unlike Orwell's ministry of Love this Singapore government department is really directed to ensuring Singaporeans never feel lonely. It is called the Social Development Unit, however most people who feel they do not need it label it “Social, Desperate, and Ugly." It is, nonetheless, helpful for single and searching Singaporeans #*&?! Singapore has changed our timezone 6 times since 1905 Singapore's National Flower The Orchid Vanda Miss Joaquim is the National Flower of Singapore. It is a symbol of the country's will to progress, and it blossoms all year round. The Coca-Cola Hug Machine! The first 'Hug Me' Coca-Cola machine dispenses a bottle of Coke when a person wraps his or her arms around the machine. Everyone is sure that this is Coca-cola marketing trick but personally I think that this is work of SDU Coca-Cola HugM department! Sources - - - - Thank you!

Awesome Things That You Didn't Know About Singapore

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