|Bandaraya Johor Bahru|
|Sultan Ibrahim Building, Tebrau Highway & Johor–Singapore Causeway|
Bandaraya Selatan (Southern City)
|Motto: Berkhidmat, Berbudaya, Berwawasan
(English: "Servicing, Cultured, Visionary")
|Establishment||10 March 1855
(as Tanjung Puteri)
|Granted city status||1 January 1994|
|Founded by||Temenggong Daeng Ibrahim|
|• Mayor||Haji Ismail bin Karim|
|• Council||Johor Bahru City Council|
|• Council Members|
|• Total||185 km2 (71 sq mi)|
|Elevation||36.88 m (121.00 ft)|
|• Density||7,409/km2 (19,190/sq mi)|
|Time zone||MST (UTC+8)|
|• Summer (DST)||Not observed (UTC)|
Johor Bahru (also spelled Johor Baharu, Johor Baru,[nb 1] or Johore Bahru; shortly as JB) is the capital city of Johor in southern Malaysia. It is next to Singapore, on the northern side of the causeway. Johor Bahru is the southernmost city of the Eurasian mainland. Pasir Pelangi, the royal village, is located in Johor Bahru.
Notes[change | change source]
- Baru means "new" and Johor means "Jewel" in Malay.
References[change | change source]
- "Population in the State of Johor". Department of Statistics Malaysia. http://www.statistics.gov.my/portal/download_Population/files/population/05Jadual_Mukim_negeri/Mukim_Johor.pdf. Retrieved 2013-04-17.
- "Hotels in Johore Bahru". Asia Rooms.com. http://www.asiarooms.com/malaysia/johore_bahru.html. Retrieved 2006-06-24.
- [http://biz.thestar.com.my/news/story.asp?file= /2009/2/2/business/2901045&sec=business "Shopping haven in Iskandar Malaysia"]. The Star. http://biz.thestar.com.my/news/story.asp?file= /2009/2/2/business/2901045&sec=business. Retrieved 2013-04-17.
Bibliography[change | change source]
- Guinness, Patrick (1992). On the Margin of Capitalism: People and development in Mukim Plentong, Johor, Malaysia. South-East Asian social monographs. Singapore: Oxford University Press. p. 177.
- Lim, Patricia Pui Huen (2002). Wong Ah Fook: Immigrant, Builder and Entrepreneur. Singapore: Times Editions.
- Oakley, Mat; Brown, Joshua Samuel (2009). Singapore: city guide. Footscray, Victoria, Australia: Lonely Planet.
- Winstedt, Richard Olof; Kim, Khoo Kay (1992). A History of Johore, 1365–1941. M. B. R. A. S. Reprints (6) (Reprint ed.). Kuala Lumpur: Malaysian Branch of the Royal Asiatic Society.
Other websites[change | change source]
|Wikimedia Commons has media related to: Johor Bahru|
- Official site of Johor Bahru City Council
- Johor Bahru travel guide from Wikivoyage
- Johor Bahru Community Portal
- Johor Bahru Events