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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Latest Properties for Sale in Johor

Taman Desa Tebrau, Precint 9D, Tebrau, Johor

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Presint 9D, Johor Bahru, Johor

3522 sqft

RM 1,100,000

Taman Sutera, Perling, Nusajaya, Johor

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Jalan Sutera Kuning, Johor Bahru, Johor

3100 sqft

RM 888,000

Nusa Idaman, Nusajaya End Lot

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Precint 7a, Nusajaya, Johor

2100 sqft

RM 900,000

Taman Desa Tebrau, Tebrau, Johor

Taman Desa ...

Precint 9D, Johor Bahru, Johor

3823 sqft

RM 1,290,000

Jalan Tun Aminah, 81300 Johor Bahru, Johor, Malays

Jalan Tun ...

Skudai, Johor

726 sqft

RM 145,000

Jalan Jaya Nusa Mas, Taman Nusa Jaya Mas, 81300 Jo

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Skudai, Johor

RM 380,000

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sky executive apartment

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Nusajaya, Johor

846 sqft

RM 2,800 / month

Bukit Indah, 81100 Johor Bahru, Johor, Malaysia

Bukit Indah, 81100 ...

Nusajaya, Johor

RM 2,100 / month

Jalan Tun Aminah, 81300 Johor Bahru, Johor, Malays

Jalan Tun ...

Skudai, Johor

RM 850 / month

Bukit Indah, 81200 Johor Bahru, Johor, Malaysia

Bukit Indah, 81200 ...

Nusajaya, Johor

RM 2,200 / month

Jalan Tun Aminah, 81300 Johor Bahru, Johor, Malays

Jalan Tun ...

Skudai, Johor

RM 1,100 / month

Prima Regency Service Apartment

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- Jalan Masai Baru, Plentong, Plentong, Johor

1050 sqft

RM 1,500 / 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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