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

Puteri wangsa

Johor Bahru, Johor

1540 sqft

RM 268,000

Johor jaya ...

Johor Bahru, Johor

1300 sqft

RM 300,000

Garden Park Greenery  View Jln 3/X TMN SETIA TROPI

Garden Park ...

jalan setia tropika 3/X Tmn Setia ...

1959 sqft

RM 560,000

RENOVATED Taman Setia Indah Double Storey House Fo

RENOVATED Taman ...

JALAN SETIA 7/ TAMAN SETIA INDAH, Johor ...

1540 sqft

RM 550,000

Skudai Tampoi Greenfield Regency near by JB Custom

Skudai Tampoi ...

Kipmart Tampoi Sutera Mall Danga Mall, ...

552 sqft

RM 190,000

taman setia ...

taman setia tropikal, Skudai, Johor

1540 sqft

RM 560,000

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Nusa sentral.

Johor Bahru, Johor

1300 sqft

RM 1,400 / month

FULLY FURNISHED  Frinza Court Condo 5mins to CIQ T

FULLY FURNISHED ...

Jalan Abdul Samad Johor Bahru, Johor, ...

1344 sqft

RM 2,000 / month

"IDAMAN ...

PERMAS JAYA, Permas Jaya, Johor

868 sqft

RM 1,400 / month

permas ville

permas villa, Permas Jaya, Johor

1083 sqft

RM 1,800 / month

nusa perdana

taman nusa perdana, Gelang Patah, Johor

900 sqft

RM 1,700 / month

Jalan jaya putra 3/2 , JP perdana

Jalan jaya ...

Jalan jaya putra 3/2 , JP perdana, Johor ...

1980 sqft

RM 1,500 / 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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