There are quite a few strange and bizarre rules in Singapore.
Because of its strategic location, Singapore is called the Gibraltar of Asia, and in the Malay language “Singapura” means “lion city”.
There are quite a few strange and bizarre rules in the country of immense wealth, and you can learn some of them in a short presentation in these 11 interesting facts about unique Singapore.
1. The World Toilet Organization (yes, it exists) was founded in Singapore. And yes, since Singaporeans are very careful about cleanliness, if you don’t flush after leaving the toilet, you can be fined 500 dollars (468 euros), pčrenosi punkufer.hr.
2. Singaporeans can vote in British elections. Yes, the country is a member of the Commonwealth and because of that its citizens exercise that right.
3. The country includes a total of 63 islands, and we would not recommend walking on many of them because they are uninhabited or serve as military and industrial zones.
4. A drink in the sky is almost possible here as there is a bar at the top of the 282 meter skyscraper, making it one of the highest rooftop bars in the world.
5. Singapore is only one of three countries that does not have a capital city. The other two are Monaco and the Vatican.
6. There are four official languages in the country: English, Mandarin, Tamil and Malay.
7. We translate Singapore as the city of lions in Sanskrit. Interestingly, however, there are no lions here at all.
8. At a university in Singapore, many cheered when a coke machine started handing out free cans after they were hugged.
9. If the British study is to be believed, here people walk the fastest, on average 6.15 km/h.
10. Chewing gum is prohibited, but foreigners are allowed to bring in two packets. More than that is considered attempted smuggling.