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

Mount austin service apartment

Mount austin ...

Jalan mutiara emas, Johor Bahru, Johor

484 sqft

RM 216,000

Kipark Apartment 950sqft Fully Furnished

Kipark Apartment 950...

kipark, Johor Bahru, Johor

950 sqft

RM 350,000

Bungalow House / Land at Jln Merak, Larkin

Bungalow House / ...

Jln Merak Larkin, Johor Bahru, Johor

2250 sqft

RM 500,000

2 Sty Semi Detached - Austin Heights Kiara 2

2 Sty Semi ...

Taman Austin Heights, Johor Bahru, Johor

2720 sqft

RM 1,250,000

Taman Moust ...

Taman Moust Austin, Johor Bahru, Johor

1540 sqft

RM 455,000

Bungalow Land at Jln Merak, Larkin

Bungalow Land ...

Jln Merak Larkin, Johor Bahru, Johor

RM 500,000

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Taman Laguna (Nusajaya)

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Jln Sri Laguna 1, Taman Laguna, johor ...

2900 sqft

RM 3,500 / month

TAMAN SIERRA PERDANA HOUSE FOR RENT

TAMAN SIERRA ...

Jalan sierra perdana X/15, taman sierra ...

RM 1,400 / month

Taman Setia Eco Garden

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Jalan Laman Setia 3/2 Taman Setia Eco ...

1904 sqft

RM 2,000 / month

Corner Double Storey Bandar Dato Onn P11

Corner Double ...

xx Jalan Perjiranan 11/xx Dato Onn ...

2300 sqft

RM 3,500 / month

Corner Double Storey, Well Maintained, Setia Indah

Corner Double ...

xx Jalan Setia 5/xx Setia Indah ...

1800 sqft

RM 1,500 / month

Sky Garden Residences

Sky Garden ...

xx Jalan Setia Tropika Taman Setia ...

1092 sqft

RM 2,350 / 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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