The town’s name was taken from the Teochew word “kang chu” or literally translates to “riverbank”. Also known as Chua Chu Kang or simply CCK, this residential town can be found at the northwesternmost part of the Western Region of Singapore. Bordering this town is Sungei Kadut in the north, Tengah from the Southwest and Bukit Batok in the southeastern part. This town is divided into 7 subzones which includes densely populated areas like the Choa Chu Kang North, Yew Tee, Choa Chu Kang Central, and Teck Whye. This fast developing town is aimed to be developed into a modern township by the Housing and Development Board of Singapore.