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This is a list of islands of Singapore. Massive land reclamation work over the past centuries has removed many of Singapore
Singapore
Singapore , officially the Republic of Singapore, is a Southeast Asian city-state off the southern tip of the Malay Peninsula, north of the equator. An island country made up of 63 islands, it is separated from Malaysia by the Straits of Johor to its north and from Indonesia's Riau Islands by the...

's natural island
Island
An island or isle is any piece of sub-continental land that is surrounded by water. Very small islands such as emergent land features on atolls can be called islets, cays or keys. An island in a river or lake may be called an eyot , or holm...

s and islet
Islet
An islet is a very small island.- Types :As suggested by its origin as islette, an Old French diminutive of "isle", use of the term implies small size, but little attention is given to drawing an upper limit on its applicability....

s and has created a few new ones. At present, Singapore has over 60 islands, as listed below.

Natural islands

  • Pedra Branca
  • Pulau Anak Bukom
    Pulau Anak Bukom
    Pulau Anak Bukom is a small 0.2-hectare islet located to the south west of Singapore, between Pulau Bukom and Pulau Bukom Kechil. Anak Bukom means "child of Bukom" in Malay, a reference to its small size and location just next to Pulau Bukom....

    /Pulau Anak Bukum
  • Pulau Bajau
    Pulau Bajau
    Palau Bajau is a hypsographic island within Poyan Reservoir in the Western Water Catchment of Singapore. It is part of SAFTI live firing area.-Etymology:...

     - within Poyan Reservoir
    Poyan Reservoir
    Poyan Reservoir is one of the four reservoirs located in the Western Water Catchment of Singapore.The reservoir was previously part of a river Sungei Poyan and its delta, which was dammed to become a reservoir...

  • Pulau Berkas
  • Pulau Biola
    Pulau Biola
    Biola is a small 0.4-hectare island located off the southwestern coast of Singapore, between Pulau Senang to its north and Pulau Satumu to its south.-Panoramic image:-External links:* - Google Maps...

     (Violin Island)
  • Pulau Brani
    Pulau Brani
    Pulau Brani is an island located off the southern coast of Singapore, near Keppel Harbour. The island is situated between the main island of Singapore and the resort island of Sentosa, and is linked to the mainland via Brani Terminal Avenue...

  • Pulau Buaya - off Jurong Island
    Jurong Island
    Jurong Island is an artificial island located to the southwest of the main island of Singapore, off Jurong Industrial Estate. It was formed from the amalgamation of seven offshore islands, the islands of Pulau Ayer Chawan, Pulau Ayer Merbau, Pulau Merlimau, Pulau Pesek, Pulau Pesek Kechil , Pulau...

  • Pulau Bukom
    Pulau Bukom
    Pulau Bukom, also known as Pulau Bukum, is a small island located about five kilometres to the south of the main island of Singapore, off the Straits of Singapore. The size of Pulau Bukom is about 1.45 km²....

    /Pulau Bukum
  • Pulau Bukom Kechil/Pulau Bukum Kechil
  • Pulau Buloh - off the Sungei Buloh Wetland Reserve
    Sungei Buloh Wetland Reserve
    The Sungei Buloh Wetland Reserve is a nature reserve located in the Northwest area of Singapore. It is the first wetlands reserve to be gazetted in Singapore in the year 2002, and its global importance as a stop-over point for migratory birds was also recognised by the Wetlands International's...

  • Pulau Busing
    Pulau Busing
    Pulau Busing is an island located off the southwestern coast of Singapore, north of Pulau Hantu and west of Pulau Bukom. The island is owned by the JTC Corporation and is leased to Tankstore Ltd, a petroleum storage company....

  • Pulau Damar Laut - off Jurong
    Jurong
    Jurong is the largest town in the western part of Singapore, consisting of 11 residential precincts, 14 industrial districts, 1 military zone and 1 Waterfront district. It resembles Woodlands, the largest town in the northern part of Singapore, which is smaller in size, has smaller industrial area...

  • Pulau Damien - off Pulau Tekong
    Pulau Tekong
    Pulau Tekong is the second largest of Singapore's outlying islands with an area of 24.43 km², and the island is still expanding due to land reclamation works on its southern and northwestern coasts which will eventually subsume many of its surrounding small islets, including Pulau Tekong...

  • Pulau Hantu
    Pulau Hantu
    Pulau Hantu is located to the south of the main island of Singapore, off the Straits of Singapore. Pulau Hantu is actually made up of two islets: Pulau Hantu Besar and Pulau Hantu Kechil , with a total area of 12.6 hectares...

     (Ghost Island)
  • Pulau Jong
    Pulau Jong
    Pulau Jong or Junk Island is a 6,000 m² conical island about 6 kilometres off the southern coast of Singapore. The small island lies north of Pulau Sebarok and the former Pulau Sakeng...

     (Junk Island)
  • Pulau Keppel
  • Pulau Ketam - off Pulau Ubin
    Pulau Ubin
    Pulau Ubin is a small island situated in the north east of Singapore, to the west of Pulau Tekong. Granite quarrying supported a few thousand settlers on Pulau Ubin in the 1960s, but only about a hundred villagers live there today...

  • Pulau Khatib Bongsu
  • Pulau Malang Siajar - off Pulau Tekong
    Pulau Tekong
    Pulau Tekong is the second largest of Singapore's outlying islands with an area of 24.43 km², and the island is still expanding due to land reclamation works on its southern and northwestern coasts which will eventually subsume many of its surrounding small islets, including Pulau Tekong...

  • Pulau Palawan
    Pulau Palawan
    Pulau Palawan, also known as Palawan Island, is a slipper-shaped islet located just off the southwestern coast of Sentosa, south of Singapore. It lies approximately opposite Beach Station of the Sentosa Express monorail system, which is between Siloso Beach and Palawan Beach...

     - off Sentosa
    Sentosa
    Sentosa, which translates to peace and tranquility in Malay , is a popular island resort in Singapore, visited by some five million people a year...

  • Pulau Pawai
    Pulau Pawai
    Pulau Pawai, also known as Alligator Island during the colonial times, is a 182,000 m² island located within the Singapore Armed Forces Live Firing Area. It is located off the southwestern coast of Singapore, between Pulau Sudong to its north and Pulau Satumu to its south...

  • Pulau Pergam - off Lim Chu Kang
    Lim Chu Kang
    Lim Chu Kang is a planning area located in the northwestern part of Singapore.-History:Lim Chu Kang Village was founded by Neo Tiew , a Chinese immigrant who was the sheriff of the village. The village is on the banks of the Sungei Kranji and was controlled by the Lim clan. Neo Tiew also set up a...

  • Pulau Renggis - off Sentosa
    Sentosa
    Sentosa, which translates to peace and tranquility in Malay , is a popular island resort in Singapore, visited by some five million people a year...

  • Pulau Sakijang Bendera (Saint John's Island
    Saint John's Island
    Saint John's Island, previously known as Pulau Sakijang Bendera, is one of the Southern Islands in Singapore. It is located approximately 6.5 km to the south of the main island of Singapore, off the Straits of Singapore....

    )
  • Pulau Sakijang Pelepah (Lazurus Island)
  • Pulau Salu
  • Pulau Samulun
    Pulau Samulun
    Pulau Samulun is an offshore island in Jurong Industrial Estate, Singapore. It is separated from mainland Singapore by Selat Samulun. It is only less than a kilometre away from Singapore mainland...

     - off Jurong
    Jurong
    Jurong is the largest town in the western part of Singapore, consisting of 11 residential precincts, 14 industrial districts, 1 military zone and 1 Waterfront district. It resembles Woodlands, the largest town in the northern part of Singapore, which is smaller in size, has smaller industrial area...

  • Pulau Sarimbun - off Lim Chu Kang
    Lim Chu Kang
    Lim Chu Kang is a planning area located in the northwestern part of Singapore.-History:Lim Chu Kang Village was founded by Neo Tiew , a Chinese immigrant who was the sheriff of the village. The village is on the banks of the Sungei Kranji and was controlled by the Lim clan. Neo Tiew also set up a...

  • Pulau Satumu
    Pulau Satumu
    Pulau Satumu is a small island to the south of the main Singapore island, and the southernmost island of Singapore. The Raffles Lighthouse is located on the island. The island's name means "One Tree" in the Malay Language....

     (One Tree Island)
  • Pulau Sebarok (Middle Island)
  • Pulau Sekudu
    Pulau Sekudu
    Pulau Sekudu , or Frog Island, is an islet located just off Chek Jawa on Pulau Ubin, Singapore. It lies in the Serangoon Harbour opposite Changi...

     (Frog Island) - off Pulau Ubin
    Pulau Ubin
    Pulau Ubin is a small island situated in the north east of Singapore, to the west of Pulau Tekong. Granite quarrying supported a few thousand settlers on Pulau Ubin in the 1960s, but only about a hundred villagers live there today...

  • Pulau Seletar
  • Pulau Selugu (Sarong Island)
  • Pulau Semakau
    Pulau Semakau
    "Pulau Sakeng", "Pulau Seking" & "Pulau Sakeng Police Post" redirects here.Pulau Semakau is located to the south of the main island of Singapore, off the Straits of Singapore. The Semakau Landfill is located on the eastern side of the island, and was created by the amalgamation of Pulau Sakeng ,...

  • Pulau Senang
    Pulau Senang
    Pulau Senang is a 81.7-hectare coral island about 13 kilometres off the southern coast of Singapore. Along with Pulau Pawai and Pulau Sudong, it is used as a military training area for live-fire exercises...

     (Barn Island)
  • Pulau Serangoon
    Pulau Serangoon
    Pulau Serangoon, alternatively known as Coney Island, is a 45-hectare island located off the northeastern coast of Singapore, between Pulau Ubin to its northeast and the mainland to its southwest. As it is located just 100 metres from the mainland at its closest point, it will be reclaimed to build...

     (Coney Island)
  • Pulau Seringat
  • Pulau Seringat Kechil
  • Pulau Subar Darat (Sisters' Islands
    Sisters' Islands
    The Sisters' Islands are two of the Southern Islands in Singapore and are located to the south of the main island of Singapore, off the Straits of Singapore...

    )
  • Pulau Subar Laut (Sisters' Islands
    Sisters' Islands
    The Sisters' Islands are two of the Southern Islands in Singapore and are located to the south of the main island of Singapore, off the Straits of Singapore...

    )
  • Pulau Sudong
    Pulau Sudong
    Pulau Sudong is a 209-hectare coral island off the southern coast of Singapore, it was enlarged through a land reclamation process during the late 1970s.-Restricted area:...

  • Pulau Tekong
    Pulau Tekong
    Pulau Tekong is the second largest of Singapore's outlying islands with an area of 24.43 km², and the island is still expanding due to land reclamation works on its southern and northwestern coasts which will eventually subsume many of its surrounding small islets, including Pulau Tekong...

  • Pulau Tekukor
    Pulau Tekukor
    Pulau Tekukor is one of the Southern Islands of Singapore. The island was also known as Pulau Penyabong. It is also the site of a former ammunition dump. There have been proposals to turn the island into a residential area or eco-park ....

     - off Sentosa
    Sentosa
    Sentosa, which translates to peace and tranquility in Malay , is a popular island resort in Singapore, visited by some five million people a year...

  • Pulau Tembakul (Kusu Island
    Kusu Island
    Kusu Island is one of the Southern Islands in Singapore, located about 5.6 kilometres to the south of the main island of Singapore, off the Straits of Singapore. The name means "Tortoise Island" or "Turtle Island" in Chinese; the island is also known as Peak Island or Pulau Tembakul in Malay...

    /Peak Island)
  • Pulau Ubin
    Pulau Ubin
    Pulau Ubin is a small island situated in the north east of Singapore, to the west of Pulau Tekong. Granite quarrying supported a few thousand settlers on Pulau Ubin in the 1960s, but only about a hundred villagers live there today...

  • Pulau Ular- off Pulau Bukom
    Pulau Bukom
    Pulau Bukom, also known as Pulau Bukum, is a small island located about five kilometres to the south of the main island of Singapore, off the Straits of Singapore. The size of Pulau Bukom is about 1.45 km²....

  • Pulau Unum - off Pulau Tekong
    Pulau Tekong
    Pulau Tekong is the second largest of Singapore's outlying islands with an area of 24.43 km², and the island is still expanding due to land reclamation works on its southern and northwestern coasts which will eventually subsume many of its surrounding small islets, including Pulau Tekong...

  • Sentosa
    Sentosa
    Sentosa, which translates to peace and tranquility in Malay , is a popular island resort in Singapore, visited by some five million people a year...

     (formerly Pulau Belakang Mati)
  • Singapore
    Pulau Ujong
    Pulau Ujong or Singapore Island is the main island of the island country of Singapore. It forms the majority of the island country in terms of area and population...

     (Pulau Ujong)
  • Sultan Shoal

Artificial islands

  • Jurong Island
    Jurong Island
    Jurong Island is an artificial island located to the southwest of the main island of Singapore, off Jurong Industrial Estate. It was formed from the amalgamation of seven offshore islands, the islands of Pulau Ayer Chawan, Pulau Ayer Merbau, Pulau Merlimau, Pulau Pesek, Pulau Pesek Kechil , Pulau...

  • Chinese Garden
    Chinese Garden, Singapore
    Chinese Garden , also commonly known as Jurong Gardens, is a park in Jurong East, Singapore. Built in 1975 and designed by Prof. Yuen-chen Yu, an architect from Taiwan, the Chinese Garden’s concept is based on Chinese gardening art. The main characteristic is the integration of splendid...

     - in Jurong Lake
    Jurong Lake
    Jurong Lake is a 70ha freshwater lake and reservoir located in the western region of Singapore formed with the damming of Sungei Jurong further downstream. The lake serves as a reservoir contributing to the water supply of the country. It lies next to the Lakeside MRT Station, which derived its...

  • Coral Island - in Sentosa Cove
    Sentosa Cove
    Sentosa Cove is a residential enclave in the East of Sentosa Island in Singapore, eventually housing about 2,500 units when fully developed. Largely made-up of reclaimed land, it is being marketed as a "exclusive oceanfront residential community" and the "only true seafront residential property"...

  • Paradise Island - in Sentosa Cove
    Sentosa Cove
    Sentosa Cove is a residential enclave in the East of Sentosa Island in Singapore, eventually housing about 2,500 units when fully developed. Largely made-up of reclaimed land, it is being marketed as a "exclusive oceanfront residential community" and the "only true seafront residential property"...

  • Pearl Island - in Sentosa Cove
    Sentosa Cove
    Sentosa Cove is a residential enclave in the East of Sentosa Island in Singapore, eventually housing about 2,500 units when fully developed. Largely made-up of reclaimed land, it is being marketed as a "exclusive oceanfront residential community" and the "only true seafront residential property"...

  • Pulau Punggol Barat
  • Pulau Punggol Timor
  • Japanese Garden
    Japanese Garden, Singapore
    Japanese Garden , also commonly known as Jurong Gardens, is a park in Jurong East, Singapore. It is built on an artificial island in the Jurong Lake area connected to the adjacent Chinese Garden island by bridge....

     - in Jurong Lake
    Jurong Lake
    Jurong Lake is a 70ha freshwater lake and reservoir located in the western region of Singapore formed with the damming of Sungei Jurong further downstream. The lake serves as a reservoir contributing to the water supply of the country. It lies next to the Lakeside MRT Station, which derived its...

  • Sandy Island - in Sentosa Cove
    Sentosa Cove
    Sentosa Cove is a residential enclave in the East of Sentosa Island in Singapore, eventually housing about 2,500 units when fully developed. Largely made-up of reclaimed land, it is being marketed as a "exclusive oceanfront residential community" and the "only true seafront residential property"...

  • Treasure Island - in Sentosa Cove
    Sentosa Cove
    Sentosa Cove is a residential enclave in the East of Sentosa Island in Singapore, eventually housing about 2,500 units when fully developed. Largely made-up of reclaimed land, it is being marketed as a "exclusive oceanfront residential community" and the "only true seafront residential property"...


Former islands

  • Anak Pulau - now part of Jurong Island
    Jurong Island
    Jurong Island is an artificial island located to the southwest of the main island of Singapore, off Jurong Industrial Estate. It was formed from the amalgamation of seven offshore islands, the islands of Pulau Ayer Chawan, Pulau Ayer Merbau, Pulau Merlimau, Pulau Pesek, Pulau Pesek Kechil , Pulau...

  • Berhala Reping - now part of Sentosa
    Sentosa
    Sentosa, which translates to peace and tranquility in Malay , is a popular island resort in Singapore, visited by some five million people a year...

  • Pulau Ayer Chawan - now part of Jurong Island
    Jurong Island
    Jurong Island is an artificial island located to the southwest of the main island of Singapore, off Jurong Industrial Estate. It was formed from the amalgamation of seven offshore islands, the islands of Pulau Ayer Chawan, Pulau Ayer Merbau, Pulau Merlimau, Pulau Pesek, Pulau Pesek Kechil , Pulau...

  • Pulau Ayer Merbau - now part of Jurong Island
    Jurong Island
    Jurong Island is an artificial island located to the southwest of the main island of Singapore, off Jurong Industrial Estate. It was formed from the amalgamation of seven offshore islands, the islands of Pulau Ayer Chawan, Pulau Ayer Merbau, Pulau Merlimau, Pulau Pesek, Pulau Pesek Kechil , Pulau...

  • Pulau Bakau - now part of Jurong Island
    Jurong Island
    Jurong Island is an artificial island located to the southwest of the main island of Singapore, off Jurong Industrial Estate. It was formed from the amalgamation of seven offshore islands, the islands of Pulau Ayer Chawan, Pulau Ayer Merbau, Pulau Merlimau, Pulau Pesek, Pulau Pesek Kechil , Pulau...

  • Pulau Darat - now part of Sentosa
    Sentosa
    Sentosa, which translates to peace and tranquility in Malay , is a popular island resort in Singapore, visited by some five million people a year...

  • Pulau Merlimau - now part of Jurong Island
    Jurong Island
    Jurong Island is an artificial island located to the southwest of the main island of Singapore, off Jurong Industrial Estate. It was formed from the amalgamation of seven offshore islands, the islands of Pulau Ayer Chawan, Pulau Ayer Merbau, Pulau Merlimau, Pulau Pesek, Pulau Pesek Kechil , Pulau...

  • Pulau Mesemut Darat - now part of Jurong Island
    Jurong Island
    Jurong Island is an artificial island located to the southwest of the main island of Singapore, off Jurong Industrial Estate. It was formed from the amalgamation of seven offshore islands, the islands of Pulau Ayer Chawan, Pulau Ayer Merbau, Pulau Merlimau, Pulau Pesek, Pulau Pesek Kechil , Pulau...

  • Pulau Mesemut Laut - now part of Jurong Island
    Jurong Island
    Jurong Island is an artificial island located to the southwest of the main island of Singapore, off Jurong Industrial Estate. It was formed from the amalgamation of seven offshore islands, the islands of Pulau Ayer Chawan, Pulau Ayer Merbau, Pulau Merlimau, Pulau Pesek, Pulau Pesek Kechil , Pulau...

  • Pulau Meskol - now part of Jurong Island
    Jurong Island
    Jurong Island is an artificial island located to the southwest of the main island of Singapore, off Jurong Industrial Estate. It was formed from the amalgamation of seven offshore islands, the islands of Pulau Ayer Chawan, Pulau Ayer Merbau, Pulau Merlimau, Pulau Pesek, Pulau Pesek Kechil , Pulau...

  • Pulau Pesek - now part of Jurong Island
    Jurong Island
    Jurong Island is an artificial island located to the southwest of the main island of Singapore, off Jurong Industrial Estate. It was formed from the amalgamation of seven offshore islands, the islands of Pulau Ayer Chawan, Pulau Ayer Merbau, Pulau Merlimau, Pulau Pesek, Pulau Pesek Kechil , Pulau...

  • Pulau Pesek Kecil - now part of Jurong Island
    Jurong Island
    Jurong Island is an artificial island located to the southwest of the main island of Singapore, off Jurong Industrial Estate. It was formed from the amalgamation of seven offshore islands, the islands of Pulau Ayer Chawan, Pulau Ayer Merbau, Pulau Merlimau, Pulau Pesek, Pulau Pesek Kechil , Pulau...

  • Pulau Saigon - along Singapore River
    Singapore River
    The Singapore River is a river in Singapore with great historical importance. The Singapore River flows from the Central Area, which lies in the Central Region in the southern part of Singapore before emptying into the ocean...

  • Pulau Sakeng/Pulau Seking - now part of Pulau Semakau
    Pulau Semakau
    "Pulau Sakeng", "Pulau Seking" & "Pulau Sakeng Police Post" redirects here.Pulau Semakau is located to the south of the main island of Singapore, off the Straits of Singapore. The Semakau Landfill is located on the eastern side of the island, and was created by the amalgamation of Pulau Sakeng ,...

  • Pulau Sakra - now part of Jurong Island
    Jurong Island
    Jurong Island is an artificial island located to the southwest of the main island of Singapore, off Jurong Industrial Estate. It was formed from the amalgamation of seven offshore islands, the islands of Pulau Ayer Chawan, Pulau Ayer Merbau, Pulau Merlimau, Pulau Pesek, Pulau Pesek Kechil , Pulau...

  • Pulau Sanyongkong - now part of Pulau Tekong
    Pulau Tekong
    Pulau Tekong is the second largest of Singapore's outlying islands with an area of 24.43 km², and the island is still expanding due to land reclamation works on its southern and northwestern coasts which will eventually subsume many of its surrounding small islets, including Pulau Tekong...

  • Pulau Sejahat
    Pulau Sejahat
    Pulau Sejahat , also known as Pulau Sajahat, was a small island about 1.2 hectares located off the north-eastern coast of Singapore, near Pulau Tekong...

     - now part of Pulau Tekong
    Pulau Tekong
    Pulau Tekong is the second largest of Singapore's outlying islands with an area of 24.43 km², and the island is still expanding due to land reclamation works on its southern and northwestern coasts which will eventually subsume many of its surrounding small islets, including Pulau Tekong...

  • Pulau Sejahat Kechil - now part of Pulau Tekong
    Pulau Tekong
    Pulau Tekong is the second largest of Singapore's outlying islands with an area of 24.43 km², and the island is still expanding due to land reclamation works on its southern and northwestern coasts which will eventually subsume many of its surrounding small islets, including Pulau Tekong...

  • Pulau Semechek - now part of Pulau Tekong
    Pulau Tekong
    Pulau Tekong is the second largest of Singapore's outlying islands with an area of 24.43 km², and the island is still expanding due to land reclamation works on its southern and northwestern coasts which will eventually subsume many of its surrounding small islets, including Pulau Tekong...

  • Pulau Seraya - now part of Jurong Island
    Jurong Island
    Jurong Island is an artificial island located to the southwest of the main island of Singapore, off Jurong Industrial Estate. It was formed from the amalgamation of seven offshore islands, the islands of Pulau Ayer Chawan, Pulau Ayer Merbau, Pulau Merlimau, Pulau Pesek, Pulau Pesek Kechil , Pulau...

  • Pulau Tekong Kechil
    Pulau Tekong Kechil
    Pulau Tekong Kechil was a 89-hectare islet off the larger adjacent island of Pulau Tekong in north-eastern Singapore. Land reclamation works are currently in progress to enlarge Pulau Tekong. When completed, Pulau Tekong Kechil will be subsumed by Pulau Tekong....

     - now part of Pulau Tekong
    Pulau Tekong
    Pulau Tekong is the second largest of Singapore's outlying islands with an area of 24.43 km², and the island is still expanding due to land reclamation works on its southern and northwestern coasts which will eventually subsume many of its surrounding small islets, including Pulau Tekong...

  • Terumbu Retan Laut - now part of Pasir Panjang Container Terminal of the main island.