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About Johor Bahru


Johor Coat of ArmsSatellite view is showing Johor Bahru (also spelled Johor Baharu), second largest city in Malaysia, the South East Asian nation which consists of two regions, Peninsular Malaysia, south of Thailand, and East Malaysia on the island of Borneo.

The city is located on the southern tip of the Malay Peninsula within walking distance of Singapore that lies to the south. Johor Bahru is connected with the city-state by a causeway.

Until 1855 Johor Bahru was a small fishing village, this changed when Johor's Temenggung (a noble title) established his administrative headquarters at the site. By the early 1850s, Johor was effectively under the control of the Temenggung, despite that Sultan Ali was the official ruler.

Johor Bahru with Johor-Singapore CausewayJohor Bahru with the Johor-Singapore Causeway in the foreground, the causeway connects Johor Baru to Woodlands, Singapore.
Image: Calvin Teo
Today Johor Bahru is the capital of the Malayan state of Johor, the city has a population of about 500,000 people, 1.8 million people live in the metropolitan area of the southernmost city on the Eurasian mainland.

Some of the attractions of JB are, the Istana Pasir Pelangi, the royal palace of the Tunku Mahkota of Johor (Crown Prince), and the Istana Bukit Serene, the official residence of the Sultan of Johor (both not open for the public).

Dataran Bandaraya is Johor Bahru's main square. Danga Bay (Teluk Danga), a large recreational park about 7 km outside the city. Legoland Malaysia (Malaysia's first international theme park).

Places of worship are the Sultan Abu Bakar State Mosque, located near the Zoo Johor, Old Chinese Temple, one of the oldest buildings in the city, and the Arulmigu Sri Rajakaliamman Glass Temple, a major Hindu temple.

The Map shows a city map of Johor Bahru with expressways, main roads and streets, zoom out to find the location of Senai International Airport (IATA Code: JHB) located about 25 km (15.5 mi) by road (via Route 1) north of the city in the town of Senai.

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Local Time Johor Bahru:
Friday-October-20  20:22  
(UTC/GMT +8 hours)
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Google Earth: Searchable map/satellite view of Johor Bahru, Federation of Malaysia.

City Coordinates: 1°29′00″N 103°44′00″E
 
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External Links
Johor Bahru
Johor Bahru Municipal Government website.

Wikipedia: Johor Bahru
 
Singapore/Johor Bahru Weather Conditions:
Weather station at Singapore Seletar airport, just south of Johor Bahru.


 
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