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

Bandar Putra Kulai,Jalan Nuri,2 storey House

Bandar Putra ...

Bandar Putra Kulai,Jalan Nuri,Kulai, ...

1500 sqft

RM 395,000

Jalan Tembusu, Taman Majidee, 80250 Johor Bahru, J

Jalan Tembusu, ...

Johor Bahru, Johor

1500 sqft

RM 950,000

Taman Uda Utama, 81200 Johor Bahru, Johor, Malaysi

Taman Uda ...

Nusajaya, Johor

RM 440,000

Bandar Putra Kulai,Jalan Nuri,2 storey House

Bandar Putra ...

Bandar Putra Kulai,Jalan Nuri,2 storey ...

1800 sqft

RM 349,000

17/2/2015 LELONG Felda Ulu Tebrau ULU TIRAM

17/2/2015 LELONG Felda ...

No.B-6 Jln Janda Kaya Felda ...

RM 170,000

2 Storey Corner @ Nusa Sentral

2 Storey Corner @ ...

Jalan Sentral, Nusajaya, Johor

2155 sqft

RM 838,000

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Latest Properties for Rent in Johor

Bali Style Villa @ Ledang Height

Bali Style ...

Ledang Heights, Johor

4000 sqft

RM 23,000 / month

Diamond 2 @ Taman Indahpura

Diamond 2 @ Taman ...

Jalan Cempaka 36/X, Kulai, Johor

2540 sqft

RM 1,600 / month

Horizon Hills @ Nusajaya

Horizon Hills @ ...

Jalan Pinggiran 2, Horizon Hills, Johor

2400 sqft

RM 3,500 / month

Sri Samudera Seaview Residence Suites

Sri Samudera ...

- Jalan Mahmoodiah, Johor Bahru, Johor

700 sqft

RM 1,800 / month

Golden Sand Seaview Residence Suites

Golden Sand ...

Jalan Mahmoodiah, Johor Bahru, Johor

535 sqft

RM 1,400 / month

Nusa Idaman @ Nusajaya

Nusa Idaman @ ...

Jalan Idaman 8, Nusajaya, Johor

2116 sqft

RM 3,200 / 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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