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

jln bukit impian tman impian emas

jln bukit ...

kk kk, Skudai, Johor

RM 530,000

Kipark

Kipark

- Jalan Titiwangsa Utama, Taman Tampoi Indah, ...

925 sqft

RM 325,000

setia tropical 5 johor

setia tropical 5 ...

max value, Skudai, Johor

RM 630,000

Permas Jaya @ Double Storey Terrace House

Permas Jaya @ ...

jalan permas 5,taman permas jaya, Permas ...

RM 448,000

Bukit Indah @ Double Storey Terrace House

Bukit Indah @ ...

jalan indah 2,taman bukit indah,81300 Jb., ...

RM 548,000

D'Ambience Service Residence,CORNER,Permas

D'Ambience Service ...

Jalan Permas 2, Bandar Baru Permas Jaya, ...

1114 sqft

RM 520,000

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Latest Properties for Rent in Johor

Sky Executive ...

Blk A #0x-××, jln indah 15 tmn ...

751 sqft

RM 2,600 / month

D'Rich Executive Suite @Nusa Duta

D'Rich Executive ...

Blk B 1x-××, jln duta 6 tmn ...

1195 sqft

RM 3,000 / month

TAMAN BUKIT INDAH 9

TAMAN BUKIT ...

Jalan Indah 9 Taman Bukit Indah, Nusajaya, ...

1400 sqft

RM 2,300 / month

nusa bestari 2

nusa bestari 2

any time can move in, Skudai, ...

RM 1,400 / month

Sky Executive Suites,Full Furnished,Bukit Indah

Sky Executive ...

Sky Executive, Bukit Indah, Johor

1516 sqft

RM 4,500 / month

Sky Executive Suites,Full Furnished,Bukit Indah

Sky Executive ...

Sky Executive, Johor Bahru, Johor

1516 sqft

RM 4,500 / 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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