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Y4 - Pulau Ubin: Topic Introduction

 

 

Click here for Singapore Government's Interactive Guide to Pulau Ubin

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BOOKS

 

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So many attractions in Pulau Ubin!

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The Legend of Pulau Ubin

About Pulau Ubin

About Pulau Ubin

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LOCATION

Pulau Ubin is a boomerang-shaped island located North-East of Singapore.

 

NAME

The term 'Pulau Ubin' means Granite Island in Malay. Pulau means 'Island' and Ubin is a Javanese term for 'Squared Stone'. To the Malays, Pulau Ubin is also known as Pulau Batu Ubin (Granite Stone Island). 

 

PEOPLE

There are no more than 100 people living in Pulau Ubin.

 

FLORA AND FAUNA

The words 'Flora' and 'Fauna' are used to describe the plant and animal life in a region or area. Pulau Ubin is said to have an abundance of Flora and Fauna.

Pulau Ubin is home to many mangroves, forests and beaches. These places house many unique plants and animals. We call them Flora and Fauna.

 

HIGHEST POINT

The highest point in Pulau Ubin is Bukit Puaka (Puaka Hill). It is 75 metres high! You can see parts of Singapore and Malaysia from here!

Wildlife in Singapore

Singapore a City in a Garden

View of Pulau Ubin

Pulau Ubin: Last Rural Land of Singapore