Also located within Changi is Singapore’s largest prison, Changi Prison. It was used as a Japanese prisoner-of-war camp during the occupation of Singapore in World War II. Changi Prison continues to be Singapore’s oldest operating internment facility, in the form of the new Changi Prison Complex.
Changi is a planning area located in the region of of Tanah Merah in the East Region of Singapore. Sharing borders with Pasir Ris and Tampines to the west, Changi Bay to the southeast, the South China Sea to the east and also the Serangoon Harbour to the north. Changi, excluding the two water catchments and islands of Singapore, is that the largest planning area by land size.
Today, Changi is an aviation hub. It is the current location of both the Changi Airport and Changi Air Base.
Also located within Changi is Singapore’s largest jail, Changi jail. it had been used as a Japanese prisoner-of-war camp throughout the occupation of Singapore in war II. Changi jail continues to be Singapore’s oldest operative internment facility, in the form of the new Changi Prison Complex.