District numbers in Singapore are derived based on the first two digits of the postal codes in your address. Have you ever wondered which districts in Singapore are you in and want to find out which district in Singapore do you belong? Use our simple Singapore Districts Map below to find the district by postal code in Singapore now.
Information Required: Your postal code (a six digit number like “238873”) are shown in your Singapore address. For example, 391A Orchard Rd, Singapore 238873. This six digit number attached to your street address in Singapore is your postal code. You only need this code to find out which district are you in.
How to Use: If the first two digits of your address postal code is 23, then your property falls under District 9. If your postal code starts with 05, then your property is in District 1. You can refer to the table below to determine which district is your property in. Look under column 2 “Postal sector” to find your first two digit of your address postal code, then make reference to the left i.e. column 1 “Postal district” to find out which district you belong to.
Postal sector (1st 2 digits of 6-digit postal codes)
Singapore, while being a country, is not divided in States, Counties, Territories or Cities. She is relatively small and are neatly demarcated into different Regions and Districts. If you are a newcomer to Singapore, check out our following Guide on Singapore’s Regions and Districts to familiarize yourself and be a local guru.
Regions in Singapore
The Urban Redevelopment Authority of Singapore (URA) has categorized Singapore into 5 regions for urban planning purposes, namely Central Region, North Region, North-East Region, East Region and West Region. These five Regions are further divided up into smaller planning areas (districts) nested within.
The Central Region (comprising 13,150 hectares of land area) is one of the five regions in the city-state of Singapore and the main metropolitan region surrounding the Central Area. While chiefly commercial, also known as the Downtown Core of Singapore, it includes residential areas which are generally the most expensive due to its centralized location.
Districts and locations within the Central Region:
Balmoral, Bukit Timah, Grange Road, Holland, Orchard Boulevard, River Valley, Tanglin Road
Chancery, Bukit Timah, Dunearn Road, Newton
Balestier, Moulmein, Novena, Toa Payoh
Potong Pasir, Macpherson
Eunos, Geylang, Kembangan, Paya Lebar
Katong, Marine Parade, Siglap, Tanjong Rhu
Clementi, Upper Bukit Timah, Hume Avenue
*CBD: Central Business District
The East region is the 2nd most densely populated among the five, and has the smallest land area. Bedok is the region’s most populous town and Tampines being the regional centre of the area. Comprising 11,000 hectares, it includes six planning areas and is also home to Singapore’s Changi Airport, Paya Lebar Airbase and various tertiary institutions such as, ITE College East, Meridian Junior College, Singapore University of Technology and Design, Tampines Junior College, Temasek Junior College, Temasek Polytechnic and Victoria Junior College, 6 international schools namely, Global Indian International School (GIIS), East Coast Campus, NPS International School, Sekolah Indonesia Singapura, Overseas Family School and United World College of South East Asia (Tampines Campus) and a special needs school, Katong School (APSN).
Districts and Locations within the East Region:
Upper East Coast
Bayshore, Bedok, Chai Chee
Changi, Loyang, Pasir Ris
Pasir Ris, Simei, Tampines
The north-East region is the most densely populated and has the third highest population among the five, with Sengkang being its most populous town and Seletar as the regional centre. Comprising 13,810 hectares, it includes seven planning areas and is largely a residential region with 217,120 homes. As its name implies, it is located in the north-eastern part of Singapore.
District and Locations within the North-East Region:
Hougang, Punggol, Sengkang
Ang Mo Kio
Ang Mo Kio, Bishan, Braddell Road, Thomson
Seletar, Yio Chu Kang
The West Region of Singapore is the largest in terms of land area (comprising 25,500 hectares of land area) and the second most populous region after the Central Region. With Jurong East as the regional centre of the region and Jurong West being the most populous town in the region, it hosts a population of 272,660 residents.
Districts and locations within the West Region of Singapore:
Boon Lay, Jurong, Tuas
Bukit Batok, Choa Chu Kang, Hillview Avenue, Upper Bukit Timah
Far North West
Kranji, Lim Chu Kang, Sungei Gedong, Tengah
The North Region of Singapore, as the name suggest, is the northernmost area of Singapore. It is the second largest region in terms of land area, and has a population of 531,860 with Woodlands being the regional centre and largest town in this region. Comprising of 13,500 hectares of land area, it is relatively under-developed and has an abundance of nature and greenery. Linked by a causeway, it is possible to travel to and from Singapore to Johor (State in Malaysia).
For districts and locations within the North Region:
Tagore, Yio Chu Kang
Admiralty, Sembawang, Yishun
Singapore District Map Guide
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