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.

Areas in Johor

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Latest Properties for Sale in Johor



Tampoi, Johor

950 sqft

RM 320,000

Senibong Cove

Senibong Cove

Permas Jaya, Johor

2500 sqft

RM 1,200,000

Bukit Indah , Avenue 7

Bukit Indah , ...

Nusajaya, Johor

2100 sqft

RM 645,000

Nusa Villa

Nusa Villa

Nusajaya, Johor

1635 sqft

RM 438,000

Taman bukit indah

Taman bukit ...

Taman bukit jaya jalan denai, Johor ...

RM 240,000



Masai, Johor

RM 180,000

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taman daya

taman daya

taman daya, Johor Bahru, Johor

RM 1,800 / month

Sri skudai

Sri skudai

Skudai, Johor

1400 sqft

RM 1,000 / month

holizon residence luxury

holizon residence ...

holizon residence bukit indah, Horizon Hills, ...

1045 sqft

RM 3,500 / month

Seri orkid double story

Seri orkid ...

jalan Seri orkid, Skudai, Johor

1400 sqft

RM 1,500 / month

Danga View Apartment

Danga View ...

- Jalan Persiaran Danga, Johor Bahru, Johor

1038 sqft

RM 1,500 / month

Setia Eco Garden-Gelang Patah-Partially Furnish

Setia Eco ...

00 jalan Laman Setia 3/x,Setia Eco ...

1700 sqft

RM 1,900 / 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) :

Density :
174/km2 (450/sq mi)

Demonym :
Johorean / Johorian

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