Bukit Batok, frequently shortened as Bt Batok, is an arranging region and developed private town situated along the eastern limit of the West Region of Singapore. Bukit Batok factually positions in as the 25th biggest, the twelfth most crowded and the eleventh most thickly populated arranging zone in the Republic. It is flanked by six other arranging regions - Choa Chu Kang toward the north and northwest, Bukit Panjang toward the upper east and east, Clementi toward the south, Bukit Timah toward the southeast.
Bukit Batok to a great extent sits on Gombak norite, a land development that is found in high focuses inside the arranging zone itself, and additionally in the western parts of neighboring Bukit Panjang. It was this nearness of the volcanic shake that made Bukit Batok a crucial area for the quarrying business in Singapore around the turn of the mid-twentieth century. Numerous contrasting records depict the inception of the name Bukit Batok. Bukit signifies "slope" in Malay, consequently the name of the town gives its impression being uneven. Batok, nonetheless, has a few interpretations. One adaptation has it that, as indicated by a Javanese town boss in the minor town of Gassing, coconut trees developed on the slopes in the territory. Henceforth the name batok, the Javanese expression for coconuts.