Know why Tampines is called Tampines, or why mountains of sand are piled near the island’s far southeastern corner? Which part of Singapore is named after a form of 18th-century Catholic devotion?
Singapore’s divided into 55 districts – or planning areas – steeped in history and remnants of Singapore’s simpler, rural past. We’ve mapped out all 55 in this interactive feature, so test your knowledge and learn some new fun facts about Singapore and its interesting landmarks.
This article, Tour all of Singapore’s 55 districts (Interactive), originally appeared on Coconuts, Asia’s leading alternative media company.