Johor

Johor is one of the thirteen states in Malaysia located at the southern-most portion of Peninsular Malaysia. The Straits of Johor separates the south of Johor from Singapore. The state capital city and royal city of Johor is Johor Bahru. Formerly known as Tanjung Puteri, the old state capital is Johor Lama.

The Iskandar Development Region and South Johor Economic Region is a major development zone in Johor. High-rise office towers, large shopping complexes and modern shop-office lots are some of the commercial developments in this zone. Residential areas in this zone include Bukit Indah and Horizon Hills townships. Popular residential developments include high-rise, luxurious condominiums with five-star in-house facilities, serviced apartments, terrace houses, semi-detached houses and bungalows. Property outlook in Johor especially in the Iskandar region is very robust with high demand from local investors as well as Singaporeans.

You will experience blue skies and bright sun for most parts of the year in Johor with its tropical rainforest climate. Average temperature can reach a high of 32˚C. The monsoon season starts from November to February bringing rain blowing from the South China Sea. While rainfall is generally not very heavy, several towns in the state have experienced floods during the monsoon season in recent years.

Johor has been one of the major ports of Malaysia throughout its history. Hence, its culture has been shaped by visitors and traders. Major influences include the Bugis, Javanese and Arabs. The original language spoken by Johoreans is Johor-Riau Malay. Cekak Musang and Teluk Belanga are cultural representations of Johor and can be found in many collar designs for clothing. Other traditional clothing includes Kurung Johor, Kurung Riau and Belah Kebaya Panjang. Zapin and Kuda Kepang are cultural dances of the state. Laksa Johor, Mee Bandung Muar and Nasi Beriani Gam are some of the popular local dishes of Johor.

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Areas in Johor

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Latest Properties for Sale in Johor

Sri Mutiara Apartment

Sri Mutiara ...

Jalan Persiaran Seri Alam, Bandar Seri ...

1323 sqft

RM 370,000

Sri Mutiara Apartment

Sri Mutiara ...

Jalan Persiaran Seri Alam, Bandar Seri ...

1330 sqft

RM 460,000

Setia Tropika

Setia Tropika

Jalan Setia Tropika 9/, Johor Bahru, Johor

3458 sqft

RM 1,200,000

The Straits View Residences, Permas Jaya

The Straits ...

Jalan Permas 13, Permas Jaya, Johor

4185 sqft

RM 2,100,000

Taman Sri Putri, Kulai

Taman Sri ...

Jalan Sri Putri 11/, Kulai, Johor

RM 190,000

Pinggiran Bayou, Leisure Farm

Pinggiran Bayou, ...

Jalan Pinggiran, Gelang Patah, Johor

2411 sqft

RM 1,200,000

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Latest Properties for Rent in Johor

Yellow Horizon, Adda Height

Yellow Horizon, ...

Johor Bahru, Johor

RM 6,000 / month

East Ledang

East Ledang

Jalan Hang Kasturi, Nusajaya, Johor

3866 sqft

RM 7,000 / month

Taman Sri Tebrau

Taman Sri ...

Jalan Badik, Johor Bahru, Johor

4000 sqft

RM 5,500 / month

Bayou Water Village, Leisure Farm

Bayou Water ...

Gelang Patah, Johor

RM 4,800 / month

Leisure Farm Resort, Gelang Patah

Leisure Farm ...

Jalan Pinggiran, Gelang Patah, Johor

2411 sqft

RM 4,000 / month

Taman Nusa Idaman

Taman Nusa ...

Jalan Idaman 5/, Skudai, Johor

RM 2,400 / month

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Fast Fact

Capital :
Johor Bahru

Royal capital :
Muar (Bandar Maharani)

Sultan :
Sultan Ibrahim Ismail

Total Area :
19,210 km2 (7,260 sq mi)

Total Population (2010) :
3,348,283

Density :
174/km2 (450/sq mi)

Demonym :
Johorean / Johorian

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