Boon Keng

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Boon Keng
Subzone of Kallang
Other transcription(s)
 • Chinese 文庆
 • Pinyin Wén'qìng
 • Hokkien POJ Bûn-khèng
 • Tamil பூன் கெங்
Country  Singapore
Region Central Region
Planning Area Kallang
 • Total 0.41 km2 (0.16 sq mi)
Population (2015)[1]
 • Total 10,970
 • Density 27,000/km2 (69,000/sq mi)

Boon Keng is a subzone and residential estate located in Kallang, Singapore. There are three major streets that span this area, namely Boon Keng Road, Upper Boon Keng Road and Lorong 1 Geylang.


Both the roads and the estate were named after Lim Boon Keng, a Chinese physician who came to Singapore in 1880s and contributed on promoting social and educational reforms for the local society since 1890s.


The Boon Keng estate is currently served by Kallang MRT Station, Boon Keng MRT Station and Lorong 1 Geylang Bus Terminal.


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