(Malay: Kepulauan Barat; Simplified Chinese: 西部群岛, Traditional Chinese: 西部群島, Pinyin: Xībù Qúndǎo) is a planning area in Singapore
. Located in the West Region, it encompasses the cluster of islands off the coast of Jurong. The area comprises three subzones namely Jurong Island and Bukum, Semakau and Sudong.
The Western Islands comprise Jurong Island
, Pulau Bukom
and Pulau Sudong
. They cover 39.47 square kilometers. Some of the islands, particularly Jurong Island, is the result of the amalgamation of several smaller islands to form one big island through land reclamation. The Western Islands are part of the petrochemical precinct of Singapore and are not open to casual visitors.
Map of Western Islands
Planning Areas of Singapore
"Planning Areas" are the de facto districts of Singapore. This map shows you all the planning areas of the island nation. Click on them to get to know each area.
Explore Singapore made easy with MRT
This comprehensive map of the Singapore Mass Rapid Transit shows you every station in the network, so that you can easily plan your journeys and change trains accordingly. As with the bus and LRT, you are charged a fare according to the distance travelled.
Buy Your Long-Distance Bus Tickets Here!
If you are planning to travel Malaysia and Singapore by bus, you can now purchase your long-distance bus tickets directly from Bus Online Ticket
, where you get to check the schedule as well as price of tickets from various bus companies.
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