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

Jalan Shahbandar

Jalan Shahbandar

Jalan Shahbandar, Kulai, Johor

1760 sqft

RM 188,000

Dwi Mahkota Condominium

Dwi Mahkota ...

- Persiaran Tanjung, Johor Bahru, Johor

1044 sqft

RM 230,000

Kipark Apartment

Kipark Apartment

Tampoi, Johor

925 sqft

RM 328,000

Taman Gaya, JB

Taman Gaya, ...

Ulu Tiram, Johor

RM 458,000

TAMAN SETIA INDAH

TAMAN SETIA ...

Jalan Setia Indah TAMAN SETIA INDAH, ...

RM 388,000

TAMAN KOTA MASAI

TAMAN KOTA ...

Jalan TEMBIKAI TAMAN KOTA MASAI, Johor ...

RM 90,000

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Latest Properties for Rent in Johor

East Bay Luxury Apartment

East Bay ...

Jalan Kota Off Lebuhraya Pasir Gudang, ...

1097 sqft

RM 1,200 / month

Jalan Nibong, Taman Daya, 81100 Johor Bahru, Johor

Jalan Nibong, ...

Johor Bahru, Johor

3000 sqft

RM 1,500 / month

Degree Serviced Suites @ Austin Heights

Degree Serviced ...

Jalan Austin Heights Off Jalan Mutiara ...

555 sqft

RM 1,500 / month

Double storeuy ...

Jalan Ayu x Taman Pelangi Indah, ...

RM 1,500 / month

Lake View Suites

Lake View ...

- Jalan Austin Perdana 1, Taman Austin Perdana, ...

950 sqft

RM 1,350 / month

Jalan Indah, Bukit Indah, 81200 Johor Bahru, Johor

Jalan Indah, ...

Bukit Indah, Johor

RM 1,400 / month

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Fast Fact

Capital :
Johor Bahru

Royal capital :
Muar (Bandar Maharani)

Sultan :
Sultan Ibrahim Ismail

Menteri Besar :
Mohamed Khaled Nordin (BN)

Total Area :
19,210 km2 (7,420 sq mi)

Total Population (2010) :
3,348,283

Density :
174/km2 (450/sq mi)

Demonym :
Johorean / Johorian