Punggol

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Coordinates: 1°23′53.8″N 103°54′32.3″E / 1.398278°N 103.908972°E / 1.398278; 103.908972

Punggol
Other transcription(s)
 • Chinese榜鹅
 • PinyinBǎng'é
Punggol Town Centre.jpg
Edgedale 10, Jan 06.JPGCove, Punggol Field.JPG
Greendale Secondary School 2, Jan 06.jpg
Watertown Punggol.jpgPunggol Plaza 2, Jan 06.JPG
Punggol Waterway in 2013.jpg
From top left to right: Punggol Town Centre, Flats at Edgedale Plains, Flats at Punggol Cove, Panoramic view of Greendale Secondary School, Watertown, Punggol Plaza, Punggol Waterway Park
Country Singapore
RegionNorth-East Region
CDC
Town council
  • Pasir Ris-Punggol Town Council
Constituency
Government
 • MayorNorth East CDC
 • Members of ParliamentPasir Ris-Punggol GRC
Area
 • Total9.57 km2 (3.69 sq mi)
 • Residential3.74 km2 (1.44 sq mi)
Population
 (2018)[1][2][3]
 • Total161,570
 • Density17,000/km2 (44,000/sq mi)
Demonym(s)Official
  • Punggol resident

Colloquial

  • Punggoler
  • Punggolian
  • Punggolite
Postal district
19
Dwelling units43,385
Projected ultimate96,000

Punggol (in Chinese: 榜鹅, in Tamil: பொங்கோல்), which can also be spelt as Ponggol, is a planning area and town. It was built on the Tanjong Pungool peninsula in the North-Eastern part of Singapore. It is North of Sengkang and has a riverline border with Seletar and Pasir Ris. The Straits of Johor is North of it. Coney Island is part of Pungool.[4][5]

References[change | change source]

  1. 1.0 1.1 "Punggol (Planning Area, Singapore) - Population Statistics, Charts, Map and Location". www.citypopulation.de.
  2. 2.0 2.1 "Land Area and Dwelling Units by Town". Data Singapore. 2016. Retrieved January 26, 2018.
  3. "Statistics Singapore - Geographic Distribution - 2018 Latest Data". Retrieved February 11, 2019.
  4. "Punggol (Planning Area, Singapore) - Population Statistics, Charts, Map and Location". www.citypopulation.de. Retrieved 2019-07-26.
  5. "Punggol: Waves of Recreation". www.roots.sg. Retrieved 2019-07-26.