1. Singapore’s national anthem is written in miniature on the back of the 1,000 dollar note.

2. Singapore is not just one island, but it is also made up of 63 other islands

3. Singapore is among the 20 smallest countries in the world.

4. In the Bukit Timah Nature Reserve there are more tree species than in the whole of North America

5. Buildings in Singapore are not allowed to be higher than 280m

6. Malay is Singapore’s national language, but it has 4 official languages, English, Chinese, Tamil and Malay.

7. The first man-made waterfall was built at the Jurong Bird Park in 1971.

8. Another first… Singapore also boasts the first F1 night race.

9. Singapore’s time zones have been changed 6 times.

10. Singapore has the biggest Yakult bottles in Southeast Asia. I love this fact. So pointless, yet so great!