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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Villa Krystal @ Bandar Selesa Jaya

Villa Krystal @ ...

- Jalan Silat Lincah, Bandar Selesa Jaya, ...

833 sqft

RM 185,000

Vista Seri Alam

Vista Seri ...

- Persiaran Seri Alam, Bandar Seri Alam, ...

851 sqft

RM 160,000

Jalan Bukit Kempas 4/xx, Taman Bukit Kempas Double

Jalan Bukit ...

Jalan Bukit Kempas, Johor, Johor Bahru, ...

2400 sqft

RM 400,000

Permas Ville Apartments

Permas Ville ...

- Jalan Permas 3, Bandar Permas Jaya, Permas ...

1175 sqft

RM 330,000

Permas Ville Apartments

Permas Ville ...

- Jalan Permas 3, Bandar Permas Jaya, Permas ...

1080 sqft

RM 320,000

Selesa Puteri Condominium

Selesa Puteri ...

1 Jalan Silat Gayong 4, Taman Selesa Jaya, ...

1200 sqft

RM 185,000

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Jentayu Residensi

Jentayu Residensi

0 Jalan Tampoi, Kawasan Perindustrian Tampoi, Johor ...

954 sqft

RM 1,600 / month

D'Ambience

D'Ambience

0 Jalan Permas 2, Taman Permas Jaya, Johor ...

1114 sqft

RM 1,800 / month

Danga View Apartment

Danga View ...

- Jalan Persiaran Danga, Johor Bahru, Johor

1038 sqft

RM 2,500 / month

Pangsapuri Orchid View Luxury Apartment

Pangsapuri Orchid ...

- Jalan Bukit Chagar, Johor Bahru, Johor

1500 sqft

RM 3,000 / month

Bandar Baru ...

Jalan Permas 5/xx, Johor Bahru, Johor

1400 sqft

RM 1,500 / month

Lagenda Tasek Luxurious Suites

Lagenda Tasek ...

- Jalan Tun Abdul Razak, Johor Bahru, ...

1092 sqft

RM 1,800 / 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