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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JALAN AYU 20, TAMAN PELANGI INDAH (2-STY SEMI D CO

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XX JALAN AYU 20, PELANGI INDAH, Johor ...

4400 sqft

RM 10,000,000

Senibong Villas 2 Stry Semi D House, Permas Jaya

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Jalan Mersawa, Permas Jaya, Permas Jaya, ...

2985 sqft

RM 1,450,000

Horizon Residence Luxury Apartment

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- Lebuhraya Bukit Indah, Bukit Indah, Johor ...

1045 sqft

RM 520,000

Bandar Dato Onn (BDO) P11 Super Link Terrace

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xx Jalan Perjiranan 11/xx Bandar Dato ...

2500 sqft

RM 700,000

Taman Seri Austin

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taman seri autin, Johor Bahru, Johor

RM 430,000

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Jalan Molek 2, Taman Sayong Indah, Bandar ...

1300 sqft

RM 60,000

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Sky Gardens Residences

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B16-xx Sky Gardens Residences, Jalan ...

1092 sqft

RM 2,700 / month

Permas Jaya

jalan permas 14/1, Johor Bahru, Johor

1650 sqft

RM 2,800 / month

Indahpura, Kulai

Indahpura, Kulai

jalan teratai 36/26, Kulai, Johor

1540 sqft

RM 1,200 / month

Bukit Indah 2, Nusajaya

Bukit Indah 2, ...

jalan indah 7/10, Nusajaya, Johor

1540 sqft

RM 2,000 / month

Setia Eco ...

Nusajaya, Johor

1540 sqft

RM 3,000 / month

Indahpura Kulai

jalan cempaka 36/19, Kulai, Johor

1540 sqft

RM 1,400 / 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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