Boon Lay

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Not to be confused with Boon Lay Place, a subzone under Jurong West Planning Area

Boon Lay is a planning area located in the West Region of Singapore. Measuring at approximately 8.23 km2, Boon Lay ranks the 35th, 47th & 44th in terms of size, population & density respectively.

Boon Lay is located along the southwestern coast of the Singapore mainland and to the north of Jurong Island. It is made out of 4 subzones Liu Fang, Samulun, Shipyard and Tukang. The planning area is bounded by Pioneer to the west, Jurong West to the north, Jurong East to the east and the strait of Selat Jurong to the south.

Included as part of the territory of Boon Lay Planning Area is Pulau Samulun, a minor island off Singapore's southwestern coast and connected to the mainland via Jalan Samulun.

Notable Structures

Jurong Bird Park

Jurong Bird Park (裕廊飞禽公园; Taman Burung Jurong), is a tourist attraction in Singapore. Located in the Jurong district, it is a world-famous bird zoo wherein there are specimens of magnificent bird life from around the world, including a flock of one thousand and one flamingos.

Jurong Falls is located within the Bird Park's waterfall aviary section. At 30 metres it is the tallest man-made waterfall in the world.

Jurong Bird Park will be relocated to Mandai by 2020.

Pulau Samulun

Pulau Samulun is an offshore island in Jurong Industrial Estate. It is separated from mainland Singapore by Selat Samulun. It is only less than a kilometre away from Singapore mainland. Jurong Shipyard is located in Pulau Samulun and it also houses a food centre that caters to the workers working there. Samulun is from "sembulun" a tribe of Orang Laut who once lived here.

Transportation

Politics

Incumbent Role
South West CDC
Low Yen Ling Mayor of South West CDC

Links

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