Simpang

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Simpang
Other transcription(s)
 • Chinese新邦
 • PinyinXīn bāng
 • MalaySimpang
 • Jawiسيمڤڠ
 • Tamilசிம்பாங்
Country Singapore
RegionNorth
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Simpang (Chinese: 新邦; pinyin: Xīnbāng), is a planning area located in the North Region of Singapore. The word Simpang means corner in Malay. It is situated north of Yishun, east of Sembawang and west of Seletar. Pulau Seletar is classified under Simpang planning area.

Simpang is currently a swamp area which is used by the Singapore Armed Forces as a training ground since the early 1996, after the plan of developing a "Simpang New Town" was rejected. There are plans for it to be converted into a high-density housing estate.