Johor Bahru facts for kids
|Bandaraya Johor Bahru|
Clockwise from top left: Night view of Johor Bahru, Sultan Ibrahim Building, Tebrau Highway & Johor–Singapore Causeway
Bandaraya Selatan (Southern City)
|Motto: Berkhidmat, Berbudaya, Berwawasan
(English: "Servicing, Cultured, Visionary")
|Location of Johor Bahru in Peninsular Malaysia|
|Location of Johor Bahru in Malaysia|
|Establishment||10 March 1855
(as Tanjung Puteri)
|Granted city status||1 January 1994|
|Founded by||Temenggong Daeng Ibrahim|
|• 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, or Johore Bahru; shortly as JB) is the capital city of Johor, Malaysia. Johor Bahru is the southernmost city of the Eurasian mainland. Pasir Pelangi, the royal village, is located in Johor Bahru.
The city in itself has a population of 1,334,188 as of 2010. The metropolitan area of Johor Bahru, also known as Iskandar Malaysia, has a population of 1,730,000.
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