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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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Jln kancil 13

Jln kancil 13

Jln kancil 13, Masai, Johor

RM 185,000

Tmn Sri Pulai Perdana

Tmn Sri ...

Tmn Sri Pulai Perdana, Skudai, Johor

5200 sqft

RM 2,950,000

Jalan Bacang 1x

Jalan Bacang 1...

Jalan Bacang 1x, Masai, Johor

1400 sqft

RM 310,000

Jalan Setia Tropika 1/XX, Taman Setia Tropika

Jalan Setia ...

Jln Setia Tropika 1/XX Tmn Setia ...

3360 sqft

RM 1,150,000

Jalan Sentral 1, Taman Nusa Sentral

Jalan Sentral 1, ...

Jln Sentral X, Nusajaya, Johor

3450 sqft

RM 1,500,000

Jln Bayu Puteri 3/1

Jln Bayu ...

Jln Bayu Puteri 3/1, Johor Bahru, Johor

5000 sqft

RM 2,480,000

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Jln Menawan 11, Tmn Pelangi Indah

Jln Menawan 11, ...

Jln Menawan 11, Tmn Pelangi Indah, Ulu ...

RM 1,300 / month

Jln Permas 15/1

Jln Permas 15/1

Jln Permas 15/1, Permas Jaya, Johor

10460 sqft

RM 22,000 / month

Molek Pine 3

Molek Pine 3

Jalan Molek 1/27, Taman Molek, Johor Bahru, ...

1380 sqft

RM 3,100 / month

Jalan Molek 3/1

Jalan Molek 3/1

Jalan Molek 3/1 Taman Molek, Johor Bahru, ...

1920 sqft

RM 5,500 / month

Jalan Molek 2/1

Jalan Molek 2/1

Jalan Molek 2/1 Taman Molek, Johor Bahru, ...

3840 sqft

RM 4,300 / month

Paragon Residences @ Straits View

Paragon Residences @ ...

Jalan Tengku Puteri, Strait View, Johor ...

1367 sqft

RM 3,600 / 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) :

Density :
174/km2 (450/sq mi)

Demonym :
Johorean / Johorian