|• Jawi||إسكندر ڤوتري|
|District||Johor Bahru District|
|Become new administrative centre of Johor||16 April 2009|
|Granted City Status||22 November 2017|
|• Local Government||Iskandar Puteri City Council|
|• Mayor||Adib Azhari|
|• Nusajaya State Assemblyman||Zaini Abu Bakar (BN)|
|• Gelang Patah Member of Parliament||Lim Kit Siang (DAP)|
|• Total||402.96 km2 (155.58 sq mi)|
|• Density||1,300/km2 (3,400/sq mi)|
|Time zone||MST (UTC+8)|
|• Summer (DST)||Not observed (UTC)|
Iskandar Puteri as part of Johor Bahru
In 1855, when Temenggung Daeng Ibrahim bin Temenggung Daeng Abdul Rahman won his claim over the Johor mainland, he shifted the capital city of the latest divided Johore from Teluk Belanga to Tanjung Puteri and renamed it as Iskandar Puteri. The name was however short-lived, when his descendant Sir Sultan Maharaja Abu Bakar bin Temenggung Daeng Ibrahim, the 21st Sultan of Johor and the first Sultan of Modern Johor changed it into Johor Bahru upon his coronation as the Maharaja of Johor in 1868 to distinguish his dynasty from the old Sultanate of Johor. 
Iskandar Puteri as Part of Johor Bahru Tengah
On 3 September 1953, Gelang Patah Town Council was founded, followed by Lima Kedai Town Council on 1 August 1954 to oversee the sanitary, welfare and facilities development at the area. On 1 March 1978, Gelang Patah and Lima Kedai Town Council, together with six other town councils in Johor Bahru district, i.e Skudai, Kangkar Pulai, Ulu Choh, Ulu Tiram, Masai and Plentong formed Johor Bahru Tengah Municipal Council. In January 2016, Nusajaya was renamed to Iskandar Puteri by the Sultan of Johor. Johor Bahru Tengah Municipal Council was upgraded to Iskandar Puteri City Council in November 2017.
Iskandar Puteri is administered by the Iskandar Puteri City Council. It houses Kota Iskandar, the administrative centre for the government of Johor State. It houses the Johor State Legislative Assembly and Johor Chief Minister's Office. The Mahkota Square also located here.
Due to electoral division by Election Commission of Malaysia, there are two parliamentary and state constituencies (DUN) dividing Iskandar Puteri area. There are (P161) Pulai parliamentary seat, (N46) Pengkalan Rinting state seat; (P162) Gelang Patah parliamentary seat, (N48) Skudai state seat and (N49) Nusajaya state seat. (Election Results of the 13th Malaysian General Elections)
EduCity is a 600-acre (2.4 km²) educational area, which consists of the University of Southampton Malaysia Campus, Newcastle University Medicine Malaysia, University of Reading, Multimedia University, Raffles University, Netherlands Maritime Institute of Technology, Management Development Institute of Singapore, Marlborough College Malaysia and Raffles American School. Other universities in the city are University of Technology, Malaysia and Southern University College.
Legoland Malaysia is one of the main attractions of Johor state, it is a 5,500,000 sq ft (510,000 m2) integrated complex containing the Legoland Malaysia and Legoland Water Park theme parks, plus a lifestyle retail centre, offices, hotels, service apartments and residential units. The main theme park includes 70 hands-on rides, slides, shows distributed among the LEGO Technic, LEGO Kingdoms, Imagination, Land of Adventure, LEGO City and MINILAND areas. Another attraction is the Legoland Hotel. 
Shopping malls in the city are AEON Bukit Indah, AEON Taman Universiti, GP Mall, Mall of Medini, Perling Mall, Skudai Parade, Sutera Mall, Tasek Central and U Mall.
FASTrack City will open in 2019.
Iskandar Puteri Residences
Townships such as Gerbang Nusajaya, Casa Almyra, Nusa Sentral, Taman Universiti, Nusa Indah, Taman Nusa Bestari Jaya, Bestari Heights, East Ledang, Estuari, Ledang Heights, Nusa Idaman, Nusa Bayu, Nusa Bestari, Nusa Bestari 2, Nusa Duta, Bukit Indah, Horizon Hills and Sunway Iskandar are located within this zone.
The Port of Tanjung Pelepas, which ranks as Malaysia's largest container port since 2004 lies in the western side of the city. It is the 19th busiest container port in the world as of 2013[update]. Iskandar Puteri houses the Puteri Harbour International Ferry Terminal, with destinations to cities in Indonesia.
The planning Kuala Lumpur-Singapore High Speed Rail also will serve the city at Gerbang Nusajaya in the future. At present, this plan is temporarily put on hold due to government financial problems.
Within Johor, the Iskandar Coastal Highway and Pasir Gudang Highway links the city to Johor Bahru City, while the Tanjung Kupang Road links the city to Pontian District. The Second Link Expressway and North–South Expressway connect the city to the other states in Peninsular Malaysia.
The Malaysia–Singapore Second Link was built between Kampong Ladang at Tanjung Kupang, Johor and Jalan Ahmad Ibrahim at Tuas, Singapore. The bridge was built to reduce the traffic congestion at the Johor–Singapore Causeway, and was opened to traffic on 2 January 1998. The twin-deck bridge supports a dual-three lane carriageway and its total length over water is 1,920 m.
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