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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Areas in Johor

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Latest Properties for Sale in Johor

Mewah View Luxurious Apartments

Mewah View ...

- Jalan Mewah Ria 2/10, Johor Bahru, Johor

1500 sqft

RM 380,000

Palm Garden Condominium

Palm Garden ...

15A Jln Mariamah, Johor Bahru, Johor

2070 sqft

RM 700,000

Ehsan Height 3

Jalan EJ3/ Taman Ehsan Jaya, Johor ...

2600 sqft

RM 650,000

ksl daya residence

ksl daya ...

ksl daya residence, Johor Bahru, Johor

1356 sqft

RM 550,000

Nusa Idaman Endlot with Land RM850,000

Nusa Idaman ...

Jalan Idaman 8/x, Nusajaya, Johor

2414 sqft

RM 850,000

Jln Bayu, Bandar Seri Alam

Jln Bayu, ...

Jln Bayu Bandar Seri Alam, Masai, ...

2100 sqft

RM 380,000

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Latest Properties for Rent in Johor

Danga View Luxury Apartment

Danga View ...

Jalan Persiaran Danga, Johor Bahru, Johor

1038 sqft

RM 2,200 / month

Nusa Sentral,Partial Furnished Double Sty

Nusa Sentral,...

Jalan Sentral,Taman Nusa Sentral, Nusajaya, ...

RM 1,800 / month

Bukit Indah 19 Double Storey Fully Furnished

Bukit Indah 19 ...

Jalan Indah 19,Taman Bukit Indah, Bukit ...

RM 1,800 / month

Indah Court Apartment,Bukit Indah

Indah Court ...

Indah Court Bukit Indah, Bukit Indah, ...

850 sqft

RM 1,000 / month

Danga View Apartment

Danga View ...

- Jalan Persiaran Danga, Johor Bahru, Johor

1038 sqft

RM 2,200 / month

Mewah View Luxurious Apartments

Mewah View ...

- Jalan Mewah Ria 2/10, Johor Bahru, Johor

1216 sqft

RM 1,450 / 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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