What is the total number of islands that the city-state has?
The city-state has 63 islands most of which are uninhabited.
When was Singapore's first rectangular coin, a S$5 Silver Proof Colour Coin, introduced?
Singapore's first rectangular coin is the S$5 Silver Proof Colour Coin issued in 2010, commemorating Singapore's 45 years of independence.
How long is the island nation's presidential term?
Can you identify this landmark architecture from Singapore?
What is Singapore's standard time zone?
In 1982, the Singapore Standard Time was redefined to be 8 hours ahead of GMT.
Singapore national flower is an orchid hybrid known as the Vanda Miss Joaquim. Who is it named after?
Vanda 'Miss Joaquim' also known as the Singapore orchid and the Princess Aloha orchid and incorrectly as Vanda 'Miss Agnes Joaquim', is a hybrid orchid cultivar that is Singapore's national flower. For its resilence and year-round blooming quality, it was chosen on 15 April 1981 to represent Singapore's uniqueness and hybrid culture. Botanically, this plant has been transferred to the genus Papilionanthe. Ashkhen Hovakimian (Agnes Joaquim) was a Singaporean woman of Armenian descent who bred the world's first cultivated orchid hybrid, Vanda 'Miss Joaquim'. Joaquim was inducted into the Singapore Women's Hall of Fame in 2015.
What does the name Singapura in Sanskrit mean?
Singapore started the world’s first international organization for toilets. Who is considered to be its founder?
Singapore started the world’s first international organization for toilets. Jack Sim founded the World Toilet Organisation (WTO) in 2001. Its goal is to provide proper sanitation to less developed areas of the world, and make sure that no one gets away without flushing!
Who is the first President of Singapore?
Singapore flag has five stars. Four of the stars represent Progress, Democracy, Peace, and Equality. What does the fifth start represent?
The flag is separated into two color portions: the upper half is red and the lower half is white. In the red half, there is a white crescent with five white stars arranged in a circle next to it. The stars represent Progress, Democracy, Peace, Equality and Justice.
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