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

Taman Sri Yacob, Jalan Putra

Taman Sri ...

jalan putra Taman SRI YACOB, Johor ...

1400 sqft

RM 250,000

Taman Seri Austin

Taman Seri ...

Jalan Seri Austin, Johor Bahru, Johor

RM 430,000

Jalan Rusa, NEAR KSL

Jalan Rusa, ...

Jalan Rusa KSL City, Johor Bahru, ...

1540 sqft

RM 430,000

taman putri kulai

taman putri ...

taman putri jalan sri putri, Johor ...

RM 270,000

Setia Tropika - Sky Garden

Setia Tropika ...

Setia Tropical Sky Garden, Johor Bahru, ...

967 sqft

RM 528,000

Setia Sky Garden

Setia Sky ...

setia tropical, Johor Bahru, Johor

967 sqft

RM 528,000

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Latest Properties for Rent in Johor

Semi D, Senibong Cove

Semi D, ...

Johor Bahru, Johor

2875 sqft

RM 6,500 / month

Nusa Duta

Nusa Duta

Bukit Indah, Johor

2930 sqft

RM 6,800 / month

Sri Wangi sutera

Sri Wangi ...

sri wangi, Johor Bahru, Johor

1231 sqft

RM 1,700 / month

Sky Gardens Residences

Sky Gardens ...

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

1092 sqft

RM 2,000 / month

Bayu Marina @ Taman Bayu Puteri

Bayu Marina @ ...

Jalan Bayu Puteri Off Jalan Pantai, ...

609 sqft

RM 1,500 / month

Kipark

Kipark

- Jalan Titiwangsa Utama, Taman Tampoi Indah, ...

850 sqft

RM 1,700 / 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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