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

Jalan Nusaria 1, Taman Nusantara, 81550 Gelang Pat

Jalan Nusaria 1, ...

Gelang Patah, Johor

RM 230,000

taman nusa perdana

taman nusa ...

taman nusa perdana, Gelang Patah, Johor

1000 sqft

RM 340,000

Nusa Perdana Serviced Apartment

Nusa Perdana ...

Gelang Patah, Johor

1004 sqft

RM 330,000

Johor Jaya single terrace semi-d ,sale at 600k.

Johor Jaya ...

jalan teratai ,taman johor jaya., Johor ...

RM 600,000

Bayu Puteri 3

Bayu Puteri 3

- Taman Bayu Puteri, Johor Bahru, Johor

906 sqft

RM 298,000

Taman D'utama,3 storey terrace for sale.

Taman D'utama,3 ...

Jalan D'utama,taman D'utama., Johor Bahru, ...

RM 510,000

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pelangi indah

taman pelangi indah, Ulu Tiram, Johor

1040 sqft

RM 400 / month

Nusa duta 2,bukit indah,Semi-D house.

Nusa duta 2,...

Jalan Duta 2, 2/x,bukit Indah., Johor ...

RM 4,000 / month

Nusa Duta 2,Rent at Rm3600.

Nusa Duta 2,...

Jalan duta 2,, Johor Bahru, Johor

RM 3,600 / month

Taman seri Astin 2 storey terrace end lot,for rent

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seri austin 6/x,Taman seri austin., ...

1950 sqft

RM 1,500 / month

Sierra Perdana  3/ xx.

Sierra Perdana 3/ ...

Jalan Sierra Perdana 3/,, Johor Bahru, Johor

RM 500 / month

J-P perdana 2 storey terrace house, rent.

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Taman jaya putra, jp perdana., Johor ...

RM 1,800 / month

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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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