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

Datin Halimah Condominium

Datin Halimah ...

Johor Bahru, Johor

1218 sqft

RM 368,000

Nusa Bayu Nusajaya

Nusa Bayu ...

Jalan Bayu Nusa Bayu, Nusajaya, Johor ...

RM 420,000

Nusa Bayu 2 Storey Terrace House

Nusa Bayu 2 ...

Taman Nusa Bayu, Johor Bahru, Johor

1200 sqft

RM 380,000

Nusa Bayu Nusajaya

Nusa Bayu ...

Jalan Bayu Nusa Bayu, Nusajaya, Johor ...

RM 400,000

Kondominium Datin Halimah

Kondominium Datin ...

- Jalan Datin Halimah, Johor Bahru, Johor

1580 sqft

RM 550,000

SD Austin ...

Johor Bahru, Johor

5400 sqft

RM 1,800,000

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Latest Properties for Rent in Johor

Jalan Dapat 1, Johor Bahru

Jalan Dapat 1, ...

Jalan Dapat 1, Johor Bahru, Johor Bahru, ...

RM 4,000 / month

Nusa Duta Semi D-House

Nusa Duta ...

Johor Bahru, Johor

10000 sqft

RM 8,000 / month

The Straits View Condominium

The Straits ...

NO 8, Jln Permas Selatan, Bandar Baru ...

1600 sqft

RM 5,000 / month

Stulang View Condominium

Stulang View ...

Jalan Kuning, Taman Pelangi, Johor Bahru, ...

1680 sqft

RM 3,500 / month

Taman Bukit Indah

Taman Bukit ...

Jalan Indah 7/11 Taman Bukit Indah, Johor ...

RM 2,300 / month

Petrie Condominium

Petrie Condominium

- Jalan Tengku Petrie 1, Johor Bahru, Johor

1380 sqft

RM 3,500 / 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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