Okay, this is our last article on Singapore facts. Here in this article, we will learn about some of the most fascinating facts about the nation. These Singapore fun facts that we mention in this article are not really surprising. They are simply interesting. As you go through these facts here, you will get to know a lot about this city state, which is one of the smallest nations in this world. So, let’s begin…
Singapore Fun Facts: 1-5
1. The largest bat in this world known as the Flying Fox with 1.5 meters of wingspan is found of Pulau Ubin – one of the several islands of Singapore off the mainland.
2. Night Safari – the first ever night zoo in world – is located in Singapore.
3. Did you know that there are more tree species in Bukit Timah Nature Park of Singapore compared to the whole of North American continent?
4. The National Flag of Singapore has a special meaning like every other country in this world. The red color means Universal Brotherhood. The 5 stars that sit on the red band represent equality, justice, progress, peace and democracy. The crescent moon on the red band represents a young progressive nation. The white band represents virtue and purity.
5. USA is 15,000 times bigger that whole of Singapore.
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Singapore Fun Facts: 6-10
6. In 1965 on September 21, Singapore was taken in as the 117th member of United Nations.
7. There is another Singapore in this world. It is located in USA’s Michigan. It is now known as a ghost town.
8. Singapore, just like European Union, Japan and Canada, has banned the practice of using Carbon Monoxide to give meat a fresher appearance. In USA, this is a legal practice.
9. Chan Hon Meng is the owner of a street food stand in Singapore. That stand is Michelin Star rated restaurant and is cheapest in the world. For a single meal you need to pay just USD 1.50 and you will get a full plate of rice and soya sauce chicken.
10. In 2012, Singapore held what is known as National Night. The fertility rate of the country was, at that time, 0.79. The whole purpose of the National Night was to encourage the couples into creating a population spurt and also letting their patriotism explode!
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