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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Latest Properties for Sale in Johor

Double-Storey Terrace ...

Jalan Pesona, Ulu Tiram, Johor

RM 1,000,000

Kempas Indah - 2Sty Terrace Original Condition

Kempas Indah ...

Jalan Kempas Indah Taman Kempas Indah, ...

1980 sqft

RM 458,000

2R Sea-Front Condo, Country Garden At Danga Bay

2R Sea-Front ...

Jalan Skudai, Danga Bay, Johor Bahru, ...

794 sqft

RM 734,850

Jalan Jaya Putra 8/x, JP Perdana

Jalan Jaya ...

Jalan Jaya Putra, JP Perdana, Johor ...

1200 sqft

RM 320,000

Double Storey Semi D, Setia Eco Garden

Double Storey ...

Jalan Laman Setia Setia Eco Garden, ...

3000 sqft

RM 1,850,000

59275Victoria Meadow

59275Victoria Meadow

Victoria Meadow, Gelang Patah, Johor

RM 145.00

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2.5sty terrace house @ Pulai Utama

2.5sty terrace ...

Johor Bahru, Johor

RM 1,300 / month

Jalan Molek 1, Taman Molek, 81100 Johor Bahru, Joh

Jalan Molek 1, ...

Johor Bahru, Johor

1485 sqft

RM 4,500 / month

East Bay Luxury Apartment

East Bay ...

Jalan Kota Off Lebuhraya Pasir Gudang, ...

1100 sqft

RM 1,700 / month

Aman Larkin @ Larkin @ Johor Bahru

Aman Larkin @ ...

jalan aman larkin, Johor Bahru, Johor

1950 sqft

RM 2,000 / month

Perling Apartment

Perling Apartment

- Jalan Undan 8, Johor Bahru, Johor

1238 sqft

RM 1,300 / month

Horizon Hills Extended & Renovated Corner Semi D f

Horizon Hills ...

Golf East Horizon Hill, Horizon Hills, ...

3600 sqft

RM 9,800 / 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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