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

Permas Ville Apartments

Permas Ville ...

- Jalan Permas 3, Bandar Permas Jaya, Permas ...

1200 sqft

RM 385,000

Austin Residence Brand New Double Sty For Sales

Austin Residence ...

Jalan Mutiara Mas 10/12, Johor Bahru, Johor

2208 sqft

RM 638,000

Villa Bestari

Villa Bestari

Jalan Nb2 10/2, Taman Nusa Bestari 2, Nusa ...

1092 sqft

RM 358,000

Jalan Setia 7, Taman Setia Indah, 81100 Johor Bahr

Jalan Setia 7, ...

Johor Bahru, Johor

RM 480,000

Mutiara Rini, Persiaran Jasa 1, Taman Mutiara Rini

Mutiara Rini, ...

Johor Bahru, Johor

RM 818,000

Jalan Setia 1/6, Taman Setia Indah, 81100 Johor Ba

Jalan Setia 1/6, ...

Johor Bahru, Johor

RM 598,000

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Palazio

Palazio

- Jalan Mutiara Emas 9/23, Taman Mount Austin, ...

484 sqft

RM 1,200 / month

taman daya

taman daya

taman daya, Johor Bahru, Johor

RM 1,800 / month

jalan setia tropika 9/9 taman setia tropika johor

jalan setia ...

Johor Bahru, Johor

2520 sqft

RM 2,700 / month

jalan indah utama 1/x taman bandar putra 81000 kul

jalan indah ...

Kulai, Johor

1560 sqft

RM 2,500 / month

06-0x block c apartment bestari impian  jalan sera

06-0x ...

Johor Bahru, Johor

1100 sqft

RM 2,000 / month

jalan mawar 4 taman tampoi indah 11 81200 johor ba

jalan mawar 4 ...

Johor Bahru, Johor

1200 sqft

RM 2,200 / 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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