Bukit Panjang

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Bukit Panjang can be found in the Central North-Western region of Singapore. There are seven sub-zones in Bukit Panjang; Senja, Sujana, Fajar, Bangkit, Bukit Panjang, Dairy Farm and the Nature Reserve. 

With over 9 Sq Km with an estimated 55,000 residents, Buit panjang is made up of a suburban town formerly known as Zheng Hua and a neighbouring town of Choa Chu Kang Town. It comprises some 490 hectares of land, of which 47% are occupied for residency. The town’s population of some 80,000 is served by some 22,000 4 room and 5 room flats, and about 2,250 executive type flats. 

Bukit Panjang Plaza

Bukit Panjang means 'long hill' in Malay. This area used to comprise rural settlements in early 1990's. Today, it has many suburban facilities like the Cold Storage Dairy Farm, as well as factories and granite quarries. Bukit Timah Hill, which means 'tin hill' in Malay is Singapore's first and largest Nature Reserve. Today, Bukit Timah Nature Reserve is set aside for the propagation, protection and preservation of the indigenous fauna and flora of Singapore.

Place of Interest
Bukit Timah, Hindhede Quarry.

There are many new HDB Towns here, namely Senja, Bukit Panjang, Fajar and Bangkit as well as private estates comprising of both condominiums and landed property that can be found here.

As Bukit Panjang is situated opposite to Choa Chu Kang, the town is accessible via Bukit Panjang MRT or Bukit Panjang LRT from the Choa Chu Kang MRT station. The Light Rapid Transit or LRT is a smaller Rapid Transit line transport passengers deeper into the residential areas.

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