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(GPS: 1.43819, 103.78895) is the northernmost township in Singapore
. The name "Woodlands" is said to come from the appearance of the area as seen from the coast. The area was full of keranji trees (Dialium spp.
) resembling woods or forest. Woodlands is part of the Sembawang Town Council.
Woodlands is bordered by the Straits of Johor
in the north, Sembawang
in the east, Mandai in the south and Sungei Kadut in the west.
Among the sights at Woodlands include Causeway Point, one of the largest shopping malls in Singapore, and Singapore Sports School, a school dedicated to nurture the nation's sporting talent. Republic Polytechnic, Innova Junior College and Singapore American School are some of the education institutions located here.
Woodlands is next to Sembawang New Town and Sungei Kadut Industrial Estate. It is linked by the Causeway to Johor Bahru in Malaysia. Neighbourhoods in Woodlands include Admiralty, Marsiling, Woodgrove and Woodlands.
Map of Woodlands
Sights in Woodlands
Woodlands is served by the Marsiling MRT Station
(NS8) and Woodlands MRT Station
(NS9) on the North South MRT Line
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