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

Desa tebrau

Desa tebrau

Taman desa tebrau jalan harmonium 20/xx, ...

3500 sqft

RM 1,500,000

Palazio

Palazio

- Jalan Mutiara Emas 9/23, Taman Mount Austin, ...

484 sqft

RM 216,000

Palazio

Palazio

- Jalan Mutiara Emas 9/23, Taman Mount Austin, ...

484 sqft

RM 215,000

Nusa Sentral, Gelang Patah

Nusa Sentral, ...

Johor Bahru, Johor

RM 600,000

Pelangi Indah, Taman Gaya

Pelangi Indah, ...

Johor Bahru, Johor

RM 780,000

Horizon Hills 2.5 Storey Cluster House (Renovated

Horizon Hills 2.5 ...

Jalan Ambang x, Horizon Hills, Johor

2600 sqft

RM 1,500,000

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Latest Properties for Rent in Johor

Mount Austin,Johor bahru

Mount Austin,...

Jalan Mutiara Emas 10/xx Johor Bahru, ...

2370 sqft

RM 1,800 / month

Molek Pine

Molek Pine

Jalan Molek 1/27, Taman Molek, Johor Bahru, ...

1190 sqft

RM 3,500 / month

Bukit Indah, Nusajaya Iskandar

Bukit Indah, ...

Jalan Indah X Bukit Indah, Nusajaya, ...

2457 sqft

RM 5,300 / month

Horizon Hills,Nusajaya Iskandar (Renovated unit)

Horizon Hills,...

Jalan Ambang X, Horizon Hills, Johor

2300 sqft

RM 3,300 / month

Prima Regency Service Apartment

Prima Regency ...

- Jalan Masai Baru, Plentong, Plentong, Johor

1200 sqft

RM 1,700 / month

Fair View Apartments

Fair View ...

- Jalan Permas 10/3, Johor Bahru, Johor

1027 sqft

RM 1,600 / 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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