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.JPG
Cove, Punggol Field.JPG
Greendale Secondary School 2, Jan 06.jpg
Watertown Punggol.jpg
Punggol 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. Archived from the original on 2019-07-26. Retrieved 2019-07-26.