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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Perling Aprtment Taman perling

Perling Aprtment ...

jalan undan taman perling, Johor Bahru, ...

1283 sqft

RM 386,000

2-Storey Terrace House (Low Cost) DC

2-Storey Terrace ...

Taman Desa Cemerlang, Ulu Tiram, Johor

700 sqft

RM 88,000

taman Johor ...

taman Johor jaya ,teratai 41, Johor Bahru, ...

RM 288,000

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taman sentosa jalan sutera, Johor Bahru, ...

RM 1,000,000

0% down payments Imperial Jade Residenz

0% down payments ...

Kota Masai, Johor Bahru, Johor

1665 sqft

RM 471,500

Jalan Perubatan 2x,Taman Universiti

Jalan Perubatan 2...

Jalan Perubatan 2x,Taman Universiti, Skudai, ...

RM 255,000

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Prima Regency Service Apartment

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- Jalan Masai Baru, Plentong, Plentong, Johor

1050 sqft

RM 1,600 / month

The Straits View Condominium

The Straits ...

Jalan Permas Selatan Taman Permas Jaya, ...

1650 sqft

RM 3,900 / month

Taman Pulai Hijauan, Kangkar Pulai, Kangkar Pulai,

Taman Pulai ...

Ayer Baloi, Johor

RM 1,200 / month

taman Johor jaya rosmerH

taman Johor ...

taman Johor jaya rosmerH, Johor Bahru, ...

2800 sqft

RM 1,600 / month

Molek Pine-Tmn Molek

Molek Pine-Tmn ...

jalan molek 1/27, Johor Bahru, Johor

1080 sqft

RM 3,200 / month

3 Stry Terrace House Desa Tebrau, Jln Harmonium 30

3 Stry Terrace ...

Johor Bahru, Johor

3522 sqft

RM 2,500 / 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