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15,000

The United States is approximately 15,000 times larger than Singapore.

14,165

There are 14,165 licensed hawkers in Singapore. 

165

The height of the Singapore Flyer Ferris Wheel is 165 meters?  What is the height of the Singapore Flyer when it is measured in feet?

6

The longest river in Singapore, the Kallang River, is 6 miles in length.

392

Singapore has 392 species of birds.

65

There are about 65 species of mammals in Singapore.

50

Singapore’s endangers banded leaf monkey has dropped to 50 individuals.

9,234

In 2000, the longest human domino chain was formed by 9,234 students in Singapore, earning a place in the Guinness book record. 

750,000

Costa Rica is home to about 750,000 species of insects.  This includes approximately 20,000 different kinds of spiders.

4.9

The flying fox, with a wingspan of about 4.9 feet, is the world’s largest bat.  It is found on an island off the coast of Singapore.

2nd

Poas Volcano has the 2nd widest crater in the world.

117th

In 1965, Singapore became the 117th member of the United Nations.

2/3

Costa Rica’s capital, San Jose, is home to 2/3 of the country’s residents.

25%

Twenty-five percent of Costa Rica is made up of national parks and conservation areas.

98

The world’s largest manmade waterfall, 98 feet high, can be found in Singapore’s Jurong Bird Park.

15th

Independence Day in Costa Rica is celebrated on September 15th.

$3.50

Twenty percent of Costa Ricans make less than $3.50 per day.

181

The United States is 181 times larger than Costa Rica.

2nd

Singapore is the 2nd most densely populated country in the world. 

538

At 538 feet, Bukit Timah Hillis the highest natural point in Singapore.