Title: Johor Bahru

Category: Johor , Culture , History , Tradition , Malaysia: Sultan of Johor's Birthday


Johor Bahru was founded in 1855 and was known as Tanjung Puteri or Iskandar Puteri, when the Sultanate of Johor was under the influence of Temenggong Daeng Ibrahim. It was renamed ‘Johor Bahru' in 1862 and became the capital of the Sultanate of Johor, which administration centre relocated from Telok Blangah.