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

Sri Impian Apartment (Larkin Perdana)

Sri Impian ...

- Jalan Larkin Perdana 2, Johor Bahru, Johor

936 sqft

RM 113,400

Puteri Cove Residences

Puteri Cove ...

Puteri Harbour Nusajaya Iskandar, Nusajaya, Johor

668 sqft

RM 900,000

Taman Sri Orkid

Taman Sri ...

Jalan Sri Orkid taman sri orkid, ...

RM 850,000

Nusa Bayu

Nusa Bayu

Nusa Bayu, Nusajaya, Johor

RM 398,000

jalan Pancasila, ...

Jalan Pancasila, Johor Bahru, Johor

RM 170,000

leisure farm

leisure farm gelang patah, Gelang Patah, ...

RM 125.00

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Latest Properties for Rent in Johor

Danga View Apartment

Danga View ...

- Jalan Persiaran Danga, Johor Bahru, Johor

1100 sqft

RM 2,000 / month

Horizon Hill Golf East Cluster

Horizon Hill ...

Horizon Hills, Johor

RM 4,500 / month

Golf East Horizon Hill

Golf East ...

Horizon Hills, Johor

2500 sqft

RM 3,600 / month

Gateway Horizon Hill

Gateway Horizon ...

Horizon Hills, Johor

2500 sqft

RM 2,800 / month

Danga View

Danga View

Johor Bahru, Johor

1038 sqft

RM 2,400 / month

Taman Pulai Emas

Taman Pulai ...

Taman Pulai Emas, Johor Bahru, Johor

1400 sqft

RM 1,100 / 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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