Johor is one of the nine states with a hereditary ruler, the Sultan, who is the Head of State. Situated at the southern end of west (Peninsular) Malaysia, the third largest state in Malaysia with the area of 18,841 sq.km and population of 2.56 million including Malay, Chinese and Indian. Johor has a wide and varied economy ranging from agriculture, industry, commerce and tourism. There are also a number of historical building and traditional handicraft centres in Johor.
The capital of the state is Johor Bahru. It has eight districts including Johor Bahru, Pontian, Batu Pahat, Muar, Segamat, Kluang, Mersing and Kota Tinggi. Each of the district has its own unique and treasures in it, so why wait, just join us and we can share our experiences and endless excitement in JohorNet, where all of us meet together.
Johor in Malaysia is a land of numerous tourist attractions. Johor boasts many beautiful unspoiled islands, mystic jungle parks, lovely white sandy beaches with crystal clear water, magnificent historical sites and other fascinating places to visit.
Johor is ranked third in tourist destinations in Malaysia after Kuala Lumpur and Penang. The principal mode of entry to Johor Bahru is via the causeway from Singapore.
Johor is increasingly popular for eco tourism as it is endowed with rich natural heritage. The Endau-Rompin Park, one of the world’s oldest tropical rain forests – offers great natural beauty for the adventurous traveler. Furthermore, Johor’s beautiful and natural forest parks also being developed into centres for eco tourism.
Johor also has more than thirty beautiful and unspoiled offshore islands. The islands off Mersing alone saw tremendous increase of visitors yearly as it possess some of the most beautiful assemblage of coral reefs in the world.
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