Johor Bahru District
|Johor Bahru District
|District of Malaysia|
|State||Johor Darul Ta'zim|
|• District officer||Malick Awang|
|• Total||1,112 km2 (429 sq mi)|
|• Density||1,200/km2 (3,100/sq mi)|
The Johor Bahru District is a district located in the southern part of Johor, Malaysia. The district covers an area of 1,112 km² and has a population of 1.33 million. The core city in this district is Johor Bahru City, yet administratively Johor Bahru Tengah city is more populous than Johor Bahru City, being the eleventh and twelfth most populated LGUs in Malaysia, respectively; neither city is related to the district, but are sub-units of the state. 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. Johor Bahru metropolitan area is surrounded by rich oil palm estates.
The site of the 1977 crash of Malaysian Airline System Flight 653 is nearby, Tanjong Kupang.
The capital of Johor Bahru District is Johor Bahru City.
The district comprises three local authorities, which are:
- Iskandar Puteri
- Pasir Gudang
- Gelang Patah
- Ulu Tiram
- Kangkar Pulai
- Ulu Choh
Ports in the district is Johor Port.
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