City Facts - Johor
Johor is a Malaysia state, situated to the south of
Peninsular Malaysia. Its shares a border with the Riau Archipelago, and goes by
the Arabic honorific, “Abode of Dignity”. Its impressive economy is centred on
the following sectors: service, manufacturing, agriculture and construction.
Johor is one of Malaysia's largest regions by land area, and
boasts an impressive number of rivers and forest reserves. The state is made up
of eight islands, and has a tropical rainforest climate which is hot and humid
throughout the year.
The main language spoken is Johorean Malay, and the
predominant currency is Malaysian ringgit. The state has a constitutional
monarchy, headed by the Sultan of Johor - part of the Johor Royal Family.
Johor has a total of ten districts - Johor Banhru being the
capital city - and is home to 16 local governments. Its popular attractions
range from scared sites to shopping malls, but the state also features a number
of parks and wildlife areas like Gunung Lambak and Pulai Waterfall.
Senai International is Johor’s main airport, and is served
by the major airlines AirAsia, Malaysia Airlines and Firefly. The state boasts
three ports, along with a number of ferry harbours and jetties, and the main
mode of transport is buses.
The serviced apartments in Johor which SilverDoor offers are furnished to a great standard and include some excellent amenities.