Flag of the Week #9


Jacob Mock, News Editor

Country: Singapore

Flag Description: A Horizontal bi-color with red on top and white on bottom. Overlaid in the top left corner of the flag is a white crescent moon and five stars.

Year Current Flag Started to be used:1959

Facts About Country:

1. Singapore’s national anthem is in micro-text on the back of their $1000 note.

2. It is one of three surviving city states along with Monaco and Vatican City.

3. Singapore’s Bukit Timah Nature Reserve holds more species of trees than the entire North American continent.

4. Singapore also has 63 islands, but they are mostly uninhabited.

5. It hosted the first night race for the Formula 1 World Championship.