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

D'Larkin Residence

D'Larkin Residence

Taman Larkin Idaman Off Jalan Dato ...

1006 sqft

RM 399,000

permas jaya

permas jaya

no jln permas 3/ tmn permas jaya, ...

RM 460,000

The Senai Garden

The Senai ...

- Taman Impian Senai, Senai, Johor, Senai, ...

968 sqft

RM 438,000

Permas Jaya

Permas Jaya

jalan permas 13, Johor Bahru, Johor

1650 sqft

RM 550,000

Bandar Putra, Kulai

Bandar Putra, ...

Jalan Kempas 9, Kulai, Johor

1790 sqft

RM 550,000

Jelita Tampoi ...

jalan perkasa 2/9, Tampoi, Johor

1100 sqft

RM 188,000

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Tropez Residences @ ...

danga bay, Johor Bahru, Johor

1163 sqft

RM 3,500 / month

Bandar Putra, ...

jalan rajawali bandar putra, Kulai, Johor

1400 sqft

RM 1,000 / month

Diamond 3, Indahpura

jalan cempaka 36/9, Kulai, Johor

1540 sqft

RM 1,600 / month

The Garder Residence, Seri Alam

The Garder ...

Jalan Lembah 25 Seri Alam, Masai, Johor

1920 sqft

RM 2,500 / month

Degree Serviced Suites @ Austin Heights

Degree Serviced ...

Jalan Austin Heights Off Jalan Mutiara ...

555 sqft

RM 1,600 / month

CintaAyu Resort

CintaAyu Resort

- Jalan Pontian Lama, Skudai, Johor

800 sqft

RM 2,200 / month

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Fast Fact

Capital :
Johor Bahru

Royal capital :
Muar (Bandar Maharani)

Sultan :
Sultan Ibrahim Ismail

Menteri Besar :
Mohamed Khaled Nordin (BN)

Total Area :
19,210 km2 (7,420 sq mi)

Total Population (2010) :
3,348,283

Density :
174/km2 (450/sq mi)

Demonym :
Johorean / Johorian