Geylang is a major city in Singapore which has a great history. It is boarded by great sceneries that involves rivers. It is famous with coconut trees end-to-end of the boarders of River kallang. The city’s name (Geylang) is so musical in the antiquity and early geographical maps. The name Geylang originates from the name geylanggan which means to twist in a local language.
One of the developments observed in Geylang city, revolves around one of the main roads known as Geylang road. The road is a major land mark that leads towards the city center. Other major landmarks include microbusinesses that were founded by Indians, Chinese as well as Malay. This includes mechanical and repair workshops, wood suppliers, carpentry workshops among many others.
The city is also blessed to have a number of major industries that deals with materials like, roofing tiles, plastics as well as rubber just to mention a few. The industries service both factories and domestic needs. The city is not left behind in mattes related to religion. In connection to this, the city has active mosques, temples as well as churches where worshipers gather for spiritual nourishment.
The Geylang region comprises of north and south segments which are separated by the famous Geylang Road. Geylang road has a stretch of over three kilometers in which perpendicular lanes extends from the main highway. The lanes on the northern side of the road are named Lorong 1, Lorong 3, Lorong 5 on and on in odd numbers. The ones on the southern side are named in even numbers for instance Lorong 2, Lorong 4 and so on.
Major projects have come up since 1970s in the city of Geylang that have given Singapore a total new face. The projects have led to the city accommodating numerous foreigners who come to work there.