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Bukit Timah

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Bukit Timah, often abbreviated as Bt Timah, is a planning area and residential estate located in the westernmost part of the Central Region of Singapore. Bukit Timah lies roughly 10 kilometres (6.2 mi) from the Central Business District, bordering the Central Water Catchment to the north, Bukit Panjang to the northwest, Queenstown to the south, Tanglin to the southeast, Clementi to the southwest, Novena to the east and Bukit Batok to the west.

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Bukit Timah
Other transcription(s)
  MalayBukit Timah (Rumi)
بوکيت تيمه (Jawi)
  Chinese武吉知马 (Simplified)
武吉知馬 (Traditional)
Wǔjí Zhīmǎ (Pinyin)
Bú-kit Ti-má (Hokkien POJ)
  Tamilபுக்கிட் திமா
Pukkiṭ timā (Transliteration)
Location of Bukit Timah in Singapore
Location in Central Region
Location in Central Region
Bukit Timah is located in Singapore
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   Bukit Timah in    Singapore
Bukit Timah is located in Asia
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Bukit Timah
Bukit Timah (Asia)
Bukit Timah is located in Earth
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Coordinates: 1°19′45.88″N 103°48′7.48″E
CountryFlag_of_Singapore.svg Singapore
RegionCentral Region
Town councils
  • Bishan-Toa Payoh Town Council
  • Holland-Bukit Panjang Town Council
  • Jurong-Clementi Town Council
  • Tanjong Pagar Town Council
  MayorsCentral Singapore CDC

North West CDC

South West CDC

  Members of ParliamentBishan-Toa Payoh GRC

Holland-Bukit Timah GRC

Jurong GRC

Tanjong Pagar GRC

  Total17.53 km2 (6.77 sq mi)
  Density4,400/km2 (12,000/sq mi)
Ethnic groups
Postal districts
10, 11, 21
Dwelling units2,423

Owing to its prime location, Bukit Timah has some of the densest clusters of luxury condominiums and landed property in the city, with very few public housing.