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

Jalan Kuning 2, ...

Johor Bahru, Johor

485 sqft

RM 255,000

Permas Jaya Low Cost Terrace House

Permas Jaya ...

jalan permas 1, Johor Bahru, Johor

800 sqft

RM 198,000

Horizon Residence Luxury Apartment

Horizon Residence ...

- Lebuhraya Bukit Indah, Bukit Indah, Johor ...

1874 sqft

RM 1,250,000

Ujana Executive Apartment @ East Ledang

Ujana Executive ...

Off Persiaran Ledang , East Ledang, Nusajaya, ...

1045 sqft

RM 900,000

East Ledang Semi Detach @ Nusajaya

East Ledang ...

Jalan Hang Lekiu, East Ledang, Johor

3257 sqft

RM 2,800,000

East Ledang Semi Detach @ Nusajaya

East Ledang ...

Jalan Hang Lekiu, East Ledang, Johor

3257 sqft

RM 2,800,000

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Latest Properties for Rent in Johor

The Gateway, Horizon Hills

The Gateway, ...

Jalan Ambang The Gateway, Horizon Hills, ...

2500 sqft

RM 2,800 / month

The Gateway, Horizon Hills

The Gateway, ...

Jalan Ambang 3 Gateway, Horizon Hills, Horizon ...

2500 sqft

RM 2,900 / month

The Gateway, Horizon Hills

The Gateway, ...

Jalan Ambang 4 Gateway, Horizon Hills, Horizon ...

2999 sqft

RM 3,900 / month

The Hills, Horizon Hills

The Hills, ...

The Hills, Horizon Hills, Horizon Hills, ...

7300 sqft

RM 16,000 / month

East Ledang Semi Detach @ Nusajaya

East Ledang ...

Jalan Hang Kasturi, Nusajaya, Johor

3803 sqft

RM 8,000 / month

Sky Gardens Residences

Sky Gardens ...

- Jalan Setia Tropika 1/21, Setia Tropika, Johor ...

1092 sqft

RM 1,800 / 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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