Johor Bahru District

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Johor Bahru District
Daerah Johor Bahru
Other transcription(s)
 • Jawiجوهر بهرو
 • Chinese新山县
 • Tamilஜொகூர் பாரு
Flag of Johor Bahru District
Flag
Location of Johor Bahru District in Johor
Location of Johor Bahru District in Johor
Johor Bahru District is located in Malaysia District
Johor Bahru District
Johor Bahru District
Location of Johor Bahru District in Malaysia
Coordinates: 1°32′N 103°43′E / 1.533°N 103.717°E / 1.533; 103.717Coordinates: 1°32′N 103°43′E / 1.533°N 103.717°E / 1.533; 103.717
Country Malaysia
State Johor
SeatJohor Bahru
Local area government(s)Iskandar Puteri City Council
(Johor Bahru West and North)
Johor Bahru City Council
(Johor Bahru City Centre)
Pasir Gudang Municipal Council
(Johor Bahru East)
Government
 • District officerHaji Abdul Rahman bin Salleh
Area
 • Total1,063.97 km2 (410.80 sq mi)
Population
 (2010)[2]
 • Total1,265,545
 • Density1,200/km2 (3,100/sq mi)
Time zoneUTC+8 (MST)
 • Summer (DST)UTC+8 (Not observed)
Postcode
79xxx - 81xxx
Calling code+6-07-2, +6-07-3, +6-07-5
Vehicle registration platesJ
Johor Bahru District

The Johor Bahru District is a district located in the southern part of Johor, Malaysia. The heavily suburban/suburbanizing district covers an area of 1,063.97 km2 (410.80 sq mi) and has a population of 1.33 million. The district capital is Johor Bahru City and the administrative capital is Iskandar Puteri City. The district borders Pontian District on the west, Kota Tinggi District on the east, Kulai District on the north and Straits of Johor to the south. The urban centres are divided into the cities of Johor Bahru and Iskandar Puteri and the municipal of Pasir Gudang.

It is host to many thriving townships such as the Tebrau area, which hosts several shopping malls including a ÆON Mall, Tesco, Toppen Shopping Centre and an IKEA outlet.

The district office is located in Johor Bahru.

Administrative divisions[edit]

Johor Bahru District is divided into 7 mukims, which are:[3][4]

UPI Code Mukim Population
(2010 Census[5])
Area
(km2[6])
Densiy
(km2 per person)
010201 Jelutong 14,651 15.281 958.77
010202 Plentong 494,152 264.439 1868.68
010203 Pulai 360,642 210.567 1712.72
010206 Sungai Tiram 13,348 234.913 56.82
010207 Tanjung Kupang 10,972 84.434 129.95
010208 Tebrau 316,327 218.078 1450.52
010240 Bandar Johor Bahru 124,096 36.260 3422.39

Cities and Towns[edit]

Map of Johor Bahru District, Johor.svg

There are two towns (Bandar) in Johor Bahru District.[3]

Type UPI Code City/Town
Town (Bandar) 010240 Johor Bahru
010242 Tebrau

Government[edit]

Johor Bahru District and Land Office

The district is highly urbanized have been divided and delegated to the three local governments with Johor Bahru City as the capital of Johor Bahru District, which are:

Johor Bahru City Council

The Johor Bahru City Council (MBJB) governs the city centre of Johor Bahru. It also exercises jurisdiction includes Larkin, Tebrau, Ulu Tiram, Bandar Dato Onn, Kempas, Tampoi, Kempas, Johor Jaya, Permas Jaya and partly Taman Rinting.

Iskandar Puteri City Council

The city council (MBIP) administers the area of the city of Iskandar Puteri which includes Skudai, Gelang Patah, Taman Perling, Kangkar Pulai, Tanjung Kupang and Tanjung Pelepas.

Pasir Gudang Municipal Council

The municipal council governs the eastern parts of the district with the populated areas such as Pasir Gudang, Masai, Bandar, Seri Alam, Taman Kota Masai, Kong Kong and Sungai Tiram.

Other Towns[edit]

Federal Parliament and State Assembly Seats[edit]

DAP (PH)
1 / 5
PKR (PH)
3 / 5
AMANAH (PH)
1 / 5

List of Johor Bahru district representatives in the Federal Parliament (Dewan Rakyat)

Parliament Seat Name Member of Parliament Party
P158 Tebrau Choong Shiau Yoon Pakatan Harapan (PKR)
P159 Pasir Gudang Hassan Abdul Karim Pakatan Harapan (PKR)
P160 Johor Bahru Akmal Nasrullah Mohd Nasir Pakatan Harapan (PKR)
P161 Pulai Salahuddin Ayub Pakatan Harapan (AMANAH)
P162 Iskandar Puteri Lim Kit Siang Pakatan Harapan (DAP)


List of Johor Bahru district representatives in the State Legislative Assembly (Dewan Undangan Negeri)

Parliament State Seat Name State Assemblyman Party
P158 N40 Tiram Gopalakrishnan A/L Subramaniam Pakatan Harapan (PKR)
P158 N41 Puteri Wangsa Mazlan Bujang Perikatan Nasional (PPBM)
P159 N42 Johor Jaya Liow Cai Tung Pakatan Harapan (DAP)
P159 N43 Permas Che Zakaria Mohd Salleh Perikatan Nasional (PPBM)
P160 N44 Larkin Mohd Izhar Ahmad Perikatan Nasional (PPBM)
P160 N45 Stulang Chen Kah Eng Pakatan Harapan (DAP)
P161 N46 Perling Cheo Yee How Pakatan Harapan (DAP)
P161 N47 Kempas Osman Sapian Perikatan Nasional (PPBM)
P162 N48 Skudai Tan Hong Pin Pakatan Harapan (DAP)
P162 N49 Kota Iskandar Dzulkefly Bin Ahmad Pakatan Harapan (AMANAH)

Economy[edit]

The main economy activities in the district are international trading, manufacturing, medical and healthcare.[7]

Education[edit]

There are a total of 41 secondary schools, one religious school, three vocational schools, one technical secondary school and one fully residential school.[8]

Transportation[edit]

Rail[edit]

The district has two railway stations, which are Johor Bahru Sentral and Kempas Baru.

Road[edit]

The Johor Bahru Eastern Dispersal Link Expressway, Pasir Gudang Highway, Johor Bahru East Coast Highway, Iskandar Coastal Highway, Skudai–Pontian Highway, Skudai Highway, Johor Bahru–Kota Tinggi Highway and Senai–Desaru Expressway links most of the cities and towns in Johor Bahru District. The district is linked to other districts in Johor and other states in Peninsular Malaysia via the North–South Expressway.

Singapore[edit]

The district is also linked to Singapore via Johor–Singapore Causeway and Malaysia–Singapore Second Link.

Sea[edit]

Ports in the district are Johor Port, Tanjung Langsat Port and Port of Tanjung Pelepas.

References[edit]

  1. ^ http://ptj.johor.gov.my/index.php/pejabat-tanah/pejabat-tanah-johor-bahru/profil-ptjb-2
  2. ^ "Population Distribution and Basic Demographic Characteristics, 2010" (PDF). Department of Statistics, Malaysia. Archived from the original (PDF) on 22 May 2014. Retrieved 19 April 2012.
  3. ^ a b "Kod dan Nama Sempadan Pentadbiran Tanah, Unique Parcel Identifier (UPI) JOHOR" (PDF). Jawatankuasa Teknikal Standard MyGDI (JTSM). 2011.
  4. ^ "Profil Daerah Johor Bahru" (PDF). Jabatan Pengairan dan Saliran Daerah Johor Bahru.
  5. ^ Taburan Penduduk Mengikut Kawasan Pihak Berkuasa Tempatan dan Mukim 2010 (PDF). Putrajaya: Jabatan Perangkaan Malaysia. 2011. ISBN 978-983-9044-59-1.
  6. ^ "Profil Daerah Johor Bahru". Laman Rasmi Pentadbiran Tanah Johor (in Malay). Pejabat Tanah Johor Bahru. Retrieved 25 December 2018.
  7. ^ "Muafakat ke Arah #Johor Berkemajuan" (PDF). Muafakat Johor (in Malay). Retrieved 17 March 2018.
  8. ^ "Senarai Sekolah Daerah Johor Bahru" (in Malay). Johor Bahru District Education Office. Archived from the original on 4 August 2015. Retrieved 4 August 2015.

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