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Hougang is a planning area located in the North-East Region of Singapore. It has a land area of about 13.93 km2, Hougang ranks the 19th, 5th & 6th in terms of size, population & density respectively.

Hougang is the most populous in the region, being home to 222,310 residents and is made out of 3 subzones, namely, Defu Industrial Park, Kovan, Lorong Halus. It is bordered by Sengkang to the north, Geylang to the south, Bedok to the southeast, Toa Payoh to the southwest, Paya Lebar to the east and Serangoon to the west.

Notable Structures


  • Bowen Secondary School
  • Golden Harvester Primary School
  • Holy Innocents' Primary School
  • Holy Innocents' Secondary School
  • Hougang Primary School
  • Hougang Secondary School
  • Montfort Junior School
  • Montfort Secondary School
  • Paya Lebar Methodist Girls' School (Primary)
  • Paya Lebar Methodist Girls' School (Secondary)
  • Punggol Primary School
  • Serangoon Secondary School
  • Xinghua Primary School
  • Xin Min Primary School
  • Xin Min Secondary School
  • Yio Chu Kang Primary School
  • Yuying Secondary School



Shopping Centres/Malls

  • 18 Tai Seng
  • Buangkok Square
  • Heartland Mall
  • Hougang 1 (Previously known as Hougang Point)
  • Hougang Mall
  • Kang Kar Mall
  • The Midtown
  • Upper Serangoon Shopping Centre


  • Institute of Mental Health (IMH)
  • Singapore Leprosy Relief Association (SILRA)


  • Punggol Park

Main Sports Facilities

  • Hougang ActiveSG Sports Centre
  • Kovan Sports Centre

Bus Interchange

Hougang Central Interchange

Service Destination Notes
27 ↺ Changi Airport N/A
51 Jurong East
74 Buona Vista
74e Weekdays AM Peak
Express Service
89 ↺ Airport Cargo Road N/A
89e Airport Cargo Road Weekdays AM Peak
Express Service
102 ↺ Seletar Aerospace Avenue N/A
107 Shenton Way
107M ↺ Raffles Boulevard
112 ↺ Hougang Street 92
113 ↺ Upper Paya Lebar Road
116 ↺ Serangoon Central
132 Bukit Merah
147 Clementi
151 Kent Ridge
151e Weekdays AM Peak
Express Service
153 Bukit Merah N/A
161 Woodlands
165 Clementi
324 ↺ Upper Serangoon View
325 ↺ Hougang Street 91
329 ↺ Buangkok Crescent

See Also


Planning Areas ViewTalkEdit
Central BishanBukit MerahBukit TimahDowntown Core1GeylangKallangMarina East1Marina South1Marine ParadeMuseum1Newton1NovenaOrchard1Outram1QueenstownRiver Valley1Rochor1Singapore River1Southern IslandsStraits View1TanglinToa Payoh
East BedokChangiChangi BayPasir RisPaya LebarTampines
North Central Water CatchmentLim Chu KangMandaiSembawangSimpangSungei KadutWoodlandsYishun
North-East Ang Mo KioHougangNorth-Eastern IslandsPunggolSeletarSengkangSerangoon
West Boon LayBukit BatokBukit PanjangChoa Chu KangClementiJurong EastJurong WestPioneerTengahTuasWestern IslandsWestern Water Catchment
1: Located within the Central Area