sobota, 29 czerwca 2013

Singapore is a Southeast Asian island city-state off the southern tip of the Malay Peninsula, 137 kilometres north of the equator. An island country made up of 63 islands, it is separated from Malaysia by the Straits of Johor to its north and from Indonesia's Riau Islands by the Singapore Strait to its south.

Did you know that:
1. The national flower of Singapore, Vanda Miss Joaquim, is a natural hybrid between V. teres and V. hookeriana.
2. Singapore is made up of one main island and 63 other tiny islands. Most of the islands of the country are uninhabited.
3. The symbol of Singapore is ‘The Merlion’, half-fish and half-lion beast.
4. Bukit Timah Hill, 164 meters high, forms the highest natural point in Singapore.
5. Singapore is the largest exporter of ornamental fish (25% of the world market).
6. The highest man-made waterfall of the world, 30 m high, is located at the Jurong Bird Park of Singapore.
7. The largest fountain of the world is located at Suntec City in Singapore.

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