Johor Bahru

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Johor Bahru

Johor Bahru (spelled Johor Baharu, Johor Baru,[1] or Johore Bahru an aw; abbreviatit as JB) is the caipital ceety o Johor in soothren Malaysie. Johor Bahru is the soothrenmaist ceety o the Eurasian mainland.[2] Pasir Pelangi, the ryal veelage, is locatit athin Johor Bahru.

Geography[eedit | eedit soorce]

The ceety cooncil admeenisters the heichlie developed soothren central coast o the metropolitan aurie, wi a total aurie o 185 square kilometers (71.4 sq mi). It is situatit on the Straits o Johor (kent as the Straits o Tebrau an aw). Metropolitan Johor Bahru occupies extensive coastal land, consistin o ecologically rich swamp lands an important river seestems such as Johor River, Pulai River an Tebrau River.

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References[eedit | eedit soorce]

  1. Baru means "new" an Johor means "Jewel" in Malay.
  2. "Hotels in Johore Bahru". Asia Archived frae the original on 29 Juin 2006. Retrieved 24 Juin 2006.

Coordinates: 1°27′20″N 103°45′40″E / 1.4556°N 103.7611°E / 1.4556; 103.7611