Johor Bahru District

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Johor Bahru District
Malaysia District of Malaysia
Daerah Johor Bahru
Other transcription(s)
 • Jawi جوهر بهرو
 • Chinese 新山县
 • Tamil ஜொகூர் 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
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
Seat Johor 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 officer Malick Awang
Area[1]
 • Total 1,063.97 km2 (410.80 sq mi)
Population (2010)[2]
 • Total 1,265,545
 • Density 1,200/km2 (3,100/sq mi)
Time zone MST (UTC+8)
 • Summer (DST) Not observed (UTC+8)
Postcode 80xxx
Calling code +6-07
Vehicle registration plates J
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 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.

Administrative divisions[edit]

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

  1. Bandar
  2. Tebrau
  3. Plentong
  4. Pulai
  5. Sungai Tiram
  6. Tanjung Kupang
  7. Jelutong
Johor Bahru Mukim.svg

    Government[edit]

    Johor Bahru District and Land Office

    The capital of Johor Bahru District is Johor Bahru City. The district comprises three local authorities, which are:

    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 Bin Abdul Karim Pakatan Harapan (PKR)
    P160 Johor Bahru Akmal Nasrullah Bin Mohd Nasir Pakatan Harapan (PKR)
    P161 Pulai Salahuddin Bin 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 Bin Bujang Pakatan Harapan (PPBM)
    P159 N42 Johor Jaya Liow Cai Tung Pakatan Harapan (DAP)
    P159 N43 Permas Che Zakaria Bin Mohd Salleh Pakatan Harapan (PPBM)
    P160 N44 Larkin Mohd Izhar Bin Ahmad Pakatan Harapan (PPBM)
    P160 N45 Stulang Chen Kah Eng Pakatan Harapan (DAP)
    P161 N46 Perling Cheo Yee How Pakatan Harapan (DAP)
    P161 N47 Kempas Osman Bin Sapian Pakatan Harapan (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.[5]

    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.[6]

    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. ^ http://ptj.johor.gov.my/index.php/pejabat-tanah/pejabat-tanah-johor-bahru/profil-ptjb-2
    4. ^ http://apps.water.gov.my/jpskomuniti/dokumen/Johor%20Bahru%20Profil%20(Rev1).pdf
    5. ^ "Muafakat ke Arah #Johor Berkemajuan" (PDF). Muafakat Johor (in Malay). Retrieved 17 March 2018. 
    6. ^ "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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