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Interesting Facts about Singapore

Singapore Interesting Facts

Singapore, officially the Republic of Singapore, is a country in Asia. Here are some interesting facts about Singapore:

  • In Singapore, chewing gum is not allowed. Gum can only be chewed by people with valid prescriptions.
  • One of the twenty smallest nations in the world is Singapore. About 683 square kilometers of land make up the main island, which is only 42 kilometers long and 23 kilometers broad.
  • Singapore has a 280-meter ceiling on the highest building height that may be constructed.
  • With a height of 290 meters, the Tanjong Pagar Centre is Singapore's tallest structure. It was given a special permit to rise higher than the typical limit of 280 meters.
  • Singaporeans speak five languages, including the four official ones of English, Chinese, Malay, and Tamil, as well as Singlish, a regional dialect. But rather than being a broken language, it is a very difficult creole that outsiders find difficult to learn.
  • The biggest Yakult bottles in Southeast Asia may be found in Singapore.
  • The Changi Airport offers free movie screenings every single day. For 2D and 4D movies, respectively, check out Terminals 2 and 3.
  • Toilets are a subject that Singaporeans take extremely seriously. In fact, the government proposed a UN resolution designating November 19 as World Toilet Day, and the World Toilet Organization was established in 2001.
  • The Gardens by the Bay in Singapore is home to the world's highest indoor waterfall, which is 35 meters tall.
  • In the 1970s, the government outlawed long hair for men out of concern over the spread of the hippie movement across the world.
  • Singapore, along with Monaco and the Vatican, is one of the world's only three contemporary city-states.
  • Singapore is the fifth-least corrupt city in the world and the least corrupt city in Asia.
  • In Singapore, caning is still an accepted form of discipline.
  • The HortPark in Singapore, a significant lifestyle centre in Asia, is the first park ever created specifically for gardening.
  • The Singapore Grand Prix Racing Circuit is proud of hosting the first-ever Formula One night race in 2008.
  • For the fourth year in a row, the Changi Airport was selected as the World's Best Airport in 2016.
  • The first night zoo in the world is located in Singapore.
  • Bukit Timah Hill, Singapore's tallest natural peak, is just 164 meters high.
  • To travel to China, South Korea, North Korea, or the United States, Singaporeans do not require a VISA.
  • In Singapore, there are more than 3000 kilometers of roads, which, if they were extended end to end, would span the distance between Singapore and Hong Kong.
  • Singapore does not share land borders with any other countries. It is a city-state located on an island off the southern tip of the Malay Peninsula. However, Singapore is surrounded by water and has maritime borders with neighboring countries. The Strait of Malacca separates Singapore from the western coast of Peninsular Malaysia, while the Singapore Strait separates it from the Indonesian island of Sumatra to the south.

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