Bishan: Introduction

11 February 2008

Abstract
Bishan District is located in the North Region; and the district comprises Bishan New Town, Sin Ming Estate, Thomson Estate and Lower Peirce Reservoir.

Bishan is developed in 1983 as the 14th New Town of Singapore. It is one of the three miniature towns conceived in the early 1980s.

Bishan population is predominated by the Cantonese.

Toponymics
Bishan used to be known as Kampong San Teng or Peck San Teng.

Statistics
English Name: Bishan
Chinese Name: 碧山
Year of urban development: 1983
Total Area: 1,157 hectares
Neighbourhoods: 9
Population: 90,800
Region: North Region
Heritage Road Corridor: Thomson
Postal District:
2057 (Bishan District)

Transport
MRT:
NS17 / CC15 Bishan
CC16 Marymount

Expressway:
Central Expressway (CTE)
North – South Expressway (NSE) (under construction)

Bus Interchange:
Bishan Bus Interchange

Labels:

Bishan: Introduction   © 文彬 2004~2012. All rights reserved.