Johar Baru is a subdistrict of Central Jakarta, Indonesia. It is roughly bounded by Kampung Rawa Selatan Raya road and Mardani Raya road to the east, Percetakan Negara Raya Road to the south, Letjend Suprapto Road to the north, and a railway line to the west.
Johar Baru Subdistrict was formerly part of Cempaka Putih Subdistrict. At first, the Subdistrict of Cempaka Putih consisted of seven Administrative Villages: Cempaka Putih Timur, Cempaka Putih Barat, Galur, Tanah Tinggi, Kampung Rawa, Johor Baru, and Rawasari. In 1993, the Administrative Village of Galur, Tanah Tinggi, Kampung Rawa, and Johar Baru was separated to form the Subdistrict of Johar Baru.