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Johor Travel Guide, Malaysia

Johor happens to be one of the most developed states in the country of Malaysia. The capital city for this state is the city of Johor Bahru which was initially known as Tanjung Puteri (which in English means Princess Cliff). Initially the capital for the state of Johor was Johor Lama but later on, it was changed to the current city Johor Bahru. The Arabic honorific for the state of Johor is Darul Ta'zim which means Abode of Dignity.

The state of Johor experiences wet equatorial climate thus making it a great state to visit or to live due to the favorable atmosphere. Monsoon hits this state of Johor between the months of November and February which actually is due to the South China Sea and the winds that blow from this sea towards the state. The average annual rainfall for the state of Johor is around 1800 mm. The average annual temperature for the state of Johor is around 26 degree Celsius. Humidity for the state of Johor ranges around 84 percent throughout the year on an average. It is this favorable climate which makes the state of Johor as one of the most visited states in the country of Malaysia.

As per the census of year 2000 the population for the state of Johor was around 2.75 million inhabitants. Of this huge population, around 55 percent are Malaysians, around 35 percent are Chinese, around 7 percent are Indians, and the rest 4 percent are from other different countries. The state of Johor stretches over an area of around 19000 kilometer square and this huge area of expansion makes the state of Johor as the 5th largest state in the country of Malaysia. The state of Johor is unique in the country of Malaysia as it boasts of a 400 kilometer long beach which stretches over the eastern as well as the western coasts. This is another reason why the state of Johor is preferred by the tourists who hit the country of Malaysia.

The industrial region of Johor happens to be around 2.5 times larger than the area of Singapore. This is enough to explain the strong economy that the state of Johor possesses. The actual area of expansion for the industrial region of Johor is around 2200 kilometer square that is actually huge for an industrial area.

 
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