Facts about Singapur

the Malay name of Singapura meaning Lion City, was most likely a tiger. "Singapore" is the name of both the city and country, which are the same entity. The entire country constitutes a single municipality.
Singapura, Sanskrit for Lion City. Alas, there have never been any lions anywhere near Singapore or elsewhere on Malaya, so the mysterious beast was more probably a tiger.
A virtual travel guide to Singapura; the Malay name for "Lion City". Singapore is famous for shopping, activities, dining and entertainment. This page aims to give you a broad overview of Singapore art, culture, people, environment, geography, history, and economy.