Novena: Geography

11 December 2008

Geography
Novena District is located north of the City in the Central Region. Novena District is bounded by Lornie Road, Thomson Road and Jalan Toa Payoh (PIE) to the north; Serangoon Road, Tessensohn Road and Race Course Road to the east; Hampshire Road Kampong Java Road and Bukit Timah Road to the south; Chancery Lane, Thomson Road, Whitley Road (PIE) and Pan Island Expressway (PIE) to the west. Novena also administered Macritchie Reservoir, which is within the Central Water Catchment. It covers an area of approximately 2,108 hectares with an estimated population of 67,200 as of June 2011.

Division
Novena District incorporates 10 Estates (St Michael's, Balestier, Novena, Chancery, St George's, Towner / Mcnair, Farrer Park, Kampong Java, Caldecott and the future Bukit Brown). Novena District also administered Macritchie Reservoir of the Central Water Catchment. In total, Novena District is sub-divided into 21 neighbourhoods.

St Michael's Estate contains 3 neighbourhoods, namely St Michael's Road, St Michael's Estate and Rajah Estate.

Balestier Estate contains 7 neighbourhoods, namely Whampoa, Balestier Road, Moulmein, Tan Tock Seng Hospital, Ah Hood Estate, Balestier Hill and Balestier Plain.

Towner / Mcnair Estate contains 2 neighbourhoods, namely Towner and Mcnair.

Kampong Java Estate contains 2 neighbourhoods, namely Pek Kio and Kampong Java.

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