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

Horizon Hills, End Lot with Land

Horizon Hills, ...

Jalan Ambang, Horizon Hills Horizon Hills, ...

2500 sqft

RM 980,000




RM 388,000

Brand New Double Storey Cluster House-Bt Indah

Brand New ...

jln indah 11, Bukit Indah, Johor

3400 sqft

RM 1,320,000

Double storey-Bt Indah Fully renovated

Double storey-Bt ...

jln indah, Bukit Indah, Johor

2100 sqft

RM 600,000

Horizon Residence

Horizon Residence

lingkungan utama jln indah 2, Horizon Hills, ...

1231 sqft

RM 720,000

Brand New Double Storey Cluster House-Taman Seri A

Brand New ...

taman seri austin hill, Johor Bahru, ...

2300 sqft

RM 860,000

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Latest Properties for Rent in Johor

M'Tiara Apartment

M'Tiara Apartment

Jalan Idaman Utama Taman Larkin Idaman, ...

1006 sqft

RM 1,800 / month

Prima Regency Service Apartment

Prima Regency ...

- Jalan Masai Baru, Plentong, Plentong, Johor

565 sqft

RM 1,350 / month

Larkin Idaman Apartment

Larkin Idaman ...

Jalan Idaman Utama Off Jalan Dato ...

850 sqft

RM 1,200 / month

Mewah View Luxurious Apartments

Mewah View ...

- Jalan Mewah Ria 2/10, Johor Bahru, Johor

1500 sqft

RM 1,800 / month

Villa Bestari Apartment-Taman Nusa Bestari

Villa Bestari ...

nusa bestari, Nusajaya, Johor

1100 sqft

RM 1,360 / month

Horizon Residence

Horizon Residence

Horizon Residence Bt Indah, Bukit Indah, ...

1231 sqft

RM 2,200 / 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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