Iskandar Puteri

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Iskandar Puteri (إسكندر ڤوتري)
City
Flag
Coat of arms
Country Malaysia
State Johor
District Johor Bahru
Area 97 km2 (37 sq mi)
Timezone Malaysian Standard Time (UTC+8)
 - summer (DST) not applicable
Postcode 79xxx, 80xxx
Area code +607

Iskandar Puteri (Jawi: إسكندر ڤوتري) is a newly developed planned city in Johor Bahru District, Johor, Malaysia.[1]

History[edit]

The area used to be known as Nusajaya. On 1 January 2016, it was renamed to Iskandar Puteri.[2]

Government[edit]

Iskandar Puteri houses Kota Iskandar, the administrative center for the government of Johor State. It houses the Johor State Legislative Assembly and Johor Chief Minister's Office.

Education[edit]

EduCity, is a 600-acre (2.4 km²) educational area, which consists of the University of Southampton, Newcastle University, University of Reading and Multimedia University.[3]

Puteri Harbour[edit]

Puteri Harbour is a marina development that spans 687 acres (2.8 km²) on the Straits of Johor.

Iskandar Puteri Residences[edit]

Townships such as 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 and Horizon Hills are located within this zone.

Transportation[edit]

Puteri Harbour International Ferry Terminal

Iskandar Puteri houses the Puteri Harbour International Ferry Terminal, with destinations to cities in Indonesia.

See also[edit]

References[edit]

  1. ^ http://www.straitstimes.com/asia/se-asia/johors-administrative-capital-nusajaya-to-be-renamed-iskandar-puteri
  2. ^ http://www.thestar.com.my/metro/community/2015/12/31/nusajaya-is-now-iskandar-puteri-johor-reverts-to-its-old-name-as-it-has-historical-significance/
  3. ^ "Inside Educity Iskandar: a university partnership in Malaysia". 2012-05-08. Retrieved 2015-10-29. 

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Coordinates: 1°28′39″N 103°38′22″E / 1.47750°N 103.63953°E / 1.47750; 103.63953