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

Bukit Indah Corner lot! 5 min Jusco/Aeon

Bukit Indah ...

Jalan Indah, Johor Bahru, Johor

2100 sqft

RM 660,000

Jentayu Residensi

Jentayu Residensi

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

954 sqft

RM 400,000

016-7159262 Taman Sentosa

016-7159262 Taman ...

taman sentosa, Johor Bahru, Johor

1450 sqft

RM 468,000

016-7159262 Taman Daya Jln Pinang

016-7159262 Taman ...

taman daya, Johor Bahru, Johor

1650 sqft

RM 388,000

016-7159262 Taman Setia Indah 10/

016-7159262 Taman ...

setia indah, Johor Bahru, Johor

1650 sqft

RM 650,000

Akademik Suites,Mount Austin, Apartment

Akademik Suites,...

jalan mutiara emas, Johor Bahru, Johor

555 sqft

RM 275,000

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016-7159262 Jentayu Residence

016-7159262 Jentayu ...

tampoi, Skudai, Johor

954 sqft

RM 1,400 / month

Golden Sands Seaview Residence Suites

Golden Sands ...

Jalan Mahmoodiah Off Jalan Lingkaran Dalam, ...

533 sqft

RM 2,300 / month

Degree Suites - Austin Heights

Degree Suites ...

taman austin height, Johor Bahru, Johor

555 sqft

RM 1,500 / month

Nusa Idaman,Jalan Idaman 2/ 2Sty House END LOT

Nusa Idaman,...

jalan idaman nusa idaman, Bukit Indah, ...

1540 sqft

RM 1,800 / month

JP Perdana,Jalan Jaya Putra

JP Perdana,...

jalan jaya putra taman jp perdana, ...

1450 sqft

RM 1,400 / month

Jaya Putra, JP Perdana

Jaya Putra, ...

jaya putra jp perdana, Johor Bahru, ...

1280 sqft

RM 1,300 / 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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