There is a town in Sarawak, Malaysia named Sibu. A Malaysian legend tells of a famine in the town which ended when a flock of swans flew through the skies of Sibu. The town adopted the swan as a symbol to inspire the people to work towards the goal of becoming a city in the future.

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The town is nicknamed Swan City, and this statue of a swan is located on the Rajang Esplanade.

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