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 University

Taman University

Taman Universiti skudai, Skudai, Johor

RM 126,000

Sri Wangi Apartment

Sri Wangi ...

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

1033 sqft

RM 266,000

Jalan Bina, Seri Alam, Masai

Jalan Bina, ...

Jalan Bina, Seri Alam, Masai, Masai, ...

3000 sqft

RM 800,000

Grey stone

Grey stone

jalan adda 5, Johor Bahru, Johor

RM 1,100,000

Horizon Residence Luxury Apartment

Horizon Residence ...

- Lebuhraya Bukit Indah, Bukit Indah, Johor ...

1045 sqft

RM 518,000

TAMAN KOTA MASAI

TAMAN KOTA ...

jalan ciku TAMAN KOTA MASAI, Pasir ...

RM 95,000

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Golden Sands Seaview Residence Suites

Golden Sands ...

Jalan Mahmoodiah Off Jalan Lingkaran Dalam, ...

1450 sqft

RM 4,200 / month

Taman Kempas ...

Jalan Kempas Utama 1/xx, Johor Bahru, ...

3543 sqft

RM 4,000 / month

Perling Heights Apartments

Perling Heights ...

- Jalan Persiaran Perling 1, Taman Perling, Johor ...

1109 sqft

RM 2,800 / month

JALAN BESTARI 4/X TAMAN NUSA BESTARI

JALAN BESTARI 4/...

JALAN BESTARI 4/X TAMAN NUSA BESTARI, ...

2009 sqft

RM 1,650 / month

sky garden,taman setia tropika,kempas indah,taman

sky garden,...

Setia Tropika, Johor Bahru, Johor

1250 sqft

RM 2,800 / month

Taman Nusa Idaman 2 storey terraced house

Taman Nusa ...

Taman Nusa Idaman Phase 5, Nusajaya, Johor

2200 sqft

RM 2,500 / 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