Johor is the 5th largest state by land area and 3rd most populated state in Malaysia
with a total land area of 19,210 km2 (7,420 sq mi) and a population of 3,233,434
as of 2010. The State of Johor is divided into the districts of Batu Pahat, Johor
Bahru, Kluang, Kota Tinggi, Kulaijaya, Ledang, Mersing, Muar, Pontian & Segamat.
Iskandar Malaysia is the new southern development corridor in Johor that has been
identified as one of the catalyst developments to spur the growth of the Malaysian
economy. Iskandar covers 221,634 hectares (2,217 sq km) of land area within the southern-most
part of Johor. The development region encompasses an area of about 3 times the size
of Singapore and 2 times the size of Hong Kong.