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

Tmn Pelangi Indah

Tmn Pelangi ...

Johor Bahru, Johor

1760 sqft

RM 568,000

Maya Heights ( Stella ), Bandar Seri Alam

Maya Heights ( ...

Masai, Johor

1580 sqft

RM 540,000

Tmn Dato Onn

Tmn Dato ...

Johor Bahru, Johor

1800 sqft

RM 640,000

Permas Ville Apartment, Permas Jaya

Permas Ville ...

Jln Permas Bandar Baru Permas Jaya, ...

1075 sqft

RM 368,000

Bandar Baru Permas Jaya

Bandar Baru ...

Jln Permas Bandar Baru Permas Jaya, ...

1650 sqft

RM 355,000

Austin Akademik ( Studio ) , Austin Heights

Austin Akademik ( ...

Johor Bahru, Johor

555 sqft

RM 288,000

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Palazi Service Apartment ( Studio ), Mount Austin

Palazi Service ...

Jln Mutiara Emas 23/9 Tmn Mount Austin, ...

484 sqft

RM 1,300 / month

Keris, Puteri Wangsa

Keris, Puteri ...

Keris, Puteri Wangsa, Johor Bahru, Johor

RM 950 / month

Taman Setia Eco Garden

Taman Setia ...

Jalan Laman Setia, Gelang Patah, Johor

1904 sqft

RM 1,700 / month

Jalan Bukit Kempas 4/x, Taman Bukit Kempas

Jalan Bukit ...

Jalan Bukit Kempas 4/x Taman Bukit ...

RM 780 / month

Mid Floor, Straits View Condominium

Mid Floor, ...

Jalan Permas Selatan Bandar Baru Permas ...

1600 sqft

RM 3,500 / month

Impian Senibong ...

Jalan Persiaran Senibong Bandar Baru Permas ...

110 sqft

RM 450 / 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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