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

Skysuites @ Meldrum Hills

Skysuites @ Meldrum ...

Jalan Bukit Meldrum, Off Jalan Tanjung ...

581 sqft

RM 698,000

Perling Heights Apartments, Johor Bahru

Perling Heights ...

Jalan Baiduri, Johor Bahru, Johor

641 sqft

RM 500,000

Bungalow for Sale at Jalan Kemunchak, Taman Nong C

Bungalow for ...

Jalan Kemunchak 9, Johor Bahru, Johor

7800 sqft

RM 1,990,000

Freehold 3-storey Semi-D at Horizon Hills

Freehold 3-storey ...

Jalan Pinggiran, Horizon Hills, Johor

3000 sqft

RM 2,600,000

Land for Sale at Jalan Perdana

Land for ...

Jalan Perdana, Johor Bahru, Johor

RM 1,360,000

Seri Mutiara Apartments (Seri Alam)

Seri Mutiara ...

- Persiaran Seri Alam, Bandar Seri Alam, ...

1300 sqft

RM 360,000

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Latest Properties for Rent in Johor

FREEHOLD Bungalow for Rent at Jalan Belinjau

FREEHOLD Bungalow ...

Jalan Belinjau, Johor Bahru, Johor

2000 sqft

RM 2,800 / month

Molek Pine Fully Furnished For Rent

Molek Pine ...

Molek Pine, Johor Bahru, Johor

1200 sqft

RM 2,800 / month

Taman Century Semi-detached near Holiday Plaza

Taman Century ...

Jalan Wazir, Johor Bahru, Johor

3000 sqft

RM 1,650 / month

Larkin Residence (Phase 3) - few units newly avail

Larkin Residence (...

Jalan Dato Jaafar, Johor Bahru, Johor

1180 sqft

RM 2,000 / month

New Semi-detached for Rent Immediate Casa Amira

New Semi-detached ...

Jalan Seri Amira 7 Taman Amira, Johor ...

3000 sqft

RM 5,000 / month

Senibong Cove new 2-storey semi-detached house

Senibong Cove ...

Jalan Persiaran Senibong, Permas Jaya, Johor

2300 sqft

RM 4,000 / 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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