Pontian Kechil
in Johor, Malaysia

Noteable things around
  • Raffles Marina (marina, (20 mi)
  • Johor Safari World (zoo, (20 mi)
Location Summary
Decimal Coordinates (Latitude, Longitude):
1.487 and 103.390 (Lat./Lng.)
Coordinates by Time:
N 1° 29' 11" and E 103° 23' 22"
Currency and Currency Code:
Ringgit - MYR
Spoken languages:
Malay, English, Chinese, Tamil, Telugu, Malayalam, Panjabi, Thai
Local electricity:
230 V - 50 Hz (plugs: G)
Mobile phone / cellular frequencies (MHz):
900 MHz, 1800 MHz, 3G, 4G
Local Time: 10:40 PM (Saturday)
Timezone: Asia/Kuala_Lumpur
UTC/GMT offset: 8 hours
Sunrise and Sunset:
7:04 am and 7:13 pm
Antipode Coordinates:
-1.491 and -76.574 (Lat./Lng.)
Closest place to antipode coordinates:
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Explore Pontian Kechil

Pontian Kechil in Johor with it's 50,836 inhabitants is a city in Malaysia about 164 mi (or 264 km) south-east of Kuala Lumpur, the country's capital.

Local time in Pontian Kechil is now 10:40 PM (Saturday). The local timezone is named Asia / Kuala Lumpur with an UTC offset of 8 hours. We know of 9 airports in the vicinity of Pontian Kechil, of which two are larger airports. The closest airport in Malaysia is Senai International Airport in a distance of 22 mi (or 36 km), North-East. Besides the airports, there are other travel options available (check left side).

We found 2 points of interest in the vicinity of this place. If you need a place to sleep, we compiled a list of available hotels close to the map centre further down the page.

Depending on your travel schedule, you might want to pay a visit to some of the following locations: Pasirpanjang, Johor Bahru, Tebing, Meral and Singapore. To further explore this place, just scroll down and browse the available info. Let's start with some photos from the area.

Local weather forecast

Todays Local Weather Conditions & Forecast: 29°C / 83 °F

Morning Temperature 27°C / 81 °F
Evening Temperature 29°C / 85 °F
Night Temperature 28°C / 83 °F
Chance of rainfall 1%
Air Humidity 71%
Air Pressure 1009.7 hPa
Wind Speed Gentle Breeze with 8 km/h (5 mph) from North-West
Cloud Conditions Overcast clouds, covering 94% of sky
General Conditions Light rain

Sunday, 25th of August 2019

28°C (83 °F)
28°C (83 °F)
Moderate rain, gentle breeze, overcast clouds.

Monday, 26th of August 2019

29°C (83 °F)
28°C (83 °F)
Moderate rain, light breeze, overcast clouds.

Tuesday, 27th of August 2019

28°C (83 °F)
27°C (81 °F)
Moderate rain, calm, overcast clouds.

Hotels and Places to Stay

Sunflower Express Hotel

0,1 mi
726-728, Tingkat 1, Jalan Taib
82000 Pontian

Time Information

Checkout: 12:00 - Checkin: 14:00
Weekday: -
Weekend: closed

Videos from this area

These are videos related to the place based on their proximity to this place.

Billion Mall Plaza Pontian

Published: October 13, 2007
Length: 50:24 min
Rating: 4 of 5
Author: faizirm

First ever mall in Pontian district of Johor State in Malaysia.

Mikado Xxtreme Logo 700 at Taman Megah, Pontian, Johor

Published: August 19, 2013
Length: 48:34 min
Rating: 5 of 5
Author: Ashmuri

Keep on training.

Fishing Carnival @ Pontian 2012

Published: January 09, 2012
Length: 02:33 min
Rating: 0 of 5
Author: kuanbt

Place of Interest in Pontian http://www.dejohore.com/2008/12/place-of-interest-in-pontian.html.

Sambutan Ulang Tahun Kemerdekaan ke 57

Published: September 03, 2014
Length: 19:58 min
Rating: 0 of 5
Author: mohamadzakee

Pontian, 31 Ogos 2014 - Sambutan Ulang Tahun Kemerdekaan ke 57 peringkat daerah Pontian telah diadakan di Stadium Mini Daerah Pontian, Pontian. Dengan tema 'Malaysia...Di Sini Lahirnya ...

笨珍美食_笨珍_云吞面_肉碎面_砂煲面_辉面之家创办人_陈俊辉_访谈_Tony Johor Kaki

Published: September 04, 2014
Length: 58:27 min
Rating: 5 of 5
Author: Yenlung Tan

面之家开创人陈俊辉东主, 其祖父陈锦雄早年自中国南来定居笨珍龟咯崩山村, 制造粿条面。材真料纯,八十多年来享誉星马,至今乃是笨珍第一家...

From Pekan Nanas to Labis

Published: April 04, 2010
Length: 18:41 min
Rating: 0 of 5
Author: lebih79

Serious soil erosion in Pontian

Published: August 24, 2012
Length: 36:42 min
Rating: 0 of 5
Author: CitizenJournalistsMY

August 23, 2012 Pontian Besar which is about 51 km from Johor Bahru is no longer a sleepy town. Traffic is getting more heavy, and travelling time gets longer because of more vehicles on...

Perkahwinan Antara Ikhwan Hazrul & Siti Fattehah - 21 June 2014

Published: June 25, 2014
Length: 47:36 min
Rating: 5 of 5
Author: mohamadzakee

IRAMA paluan kompang diiringi selawat memuji-muji Nabi Muhammad S.A.W memecah kesunyian pada suatu petang yang cukup cerah di Kampung Parit Karto Parit Sikom Hulu Pontian, Johor.

mna.transport,PULAU PISANG

Published: November 14, 2009
Length: 45:35 min
Rating: 0 of 5
Author: Mohd Nasir Abas


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Attractions and noteworthy things

Distances are based on the centre of the city/town and sightseeing location. This list contains brief abstracts about monuments, holiday activities, national parcs, museums, organisations and more from the area as well as interesting facts about the region itself. Where available, you'll find the corresponding homepage. Otherwise the related wikipedia article.

Port of Tanjung Pelepas

The Port of Tanjung Pelepas is a port for container ships located on the eastern mouth of the Pulai River in south-western Johor, Malaysia, and is part of the APM Terminals Global Terminal Network, which holds a minority share in the joint venturehttp://www. apmterminals. com/asia/tanjungpelepas/.

Located at 1.36635, 103.548 (Lat. / Lng.), about 14 miles away.
Wikipedia Article, Homepage
Populated places in Johor, Ports and harbours of Malaysia, Buildings and structures in Johor Bahru, South Johor Economic Region, Container terminals, APM Terminals


Kukup is a small fishing village located about forty kilometres southwest of Johor Bahru, in the district of Pontian, Johor, on the Strait of Malacca in Malaysia. It is famous for its open-air seafood restaurants built on stilts over the water. Some of the restaurants are geared for tour groups, and it is particularly popular with tourists from Singapore. Regularly scheduled ferries connect Kukup with Tanjung Balai in Indonesia.

Located at 1.31667, 103.45 (Lat. / Lng.), about 12 miles away.
Wikipedia Article
Populated places in Johor

Pontian District

Pontian is a district in southwest Johor. It is located 62 km from Johor Bahru, the state capital of Johor, Malaysia. It is also located at Miles 37 (Batu 37) from Johor Bahru. The name Pontian is also used in the names of two towns in the district, Pontian Besar and Pontian Kechil, of which the latter serves as its district capital. The capital was formerly a fishing village which has developed into a small town. Pontian is noted for its variety of seafood which is sold at a reasonable price.

Located at 1.49083, 103.394 (Lat. / Lng.), about 0 miles away.
Wikipedia Article, Homepage
Populated places in Johor, Districts of Johor


Benut is a town in Pontian, Johor, Malaysia. The island of Pulau Pisang is located in Benut. The word benut originated from a tree called "asam bunut". It is the birthplace of famous Irish libertine Andrew Meagher.

Located at 1.63333, 103.267 (Lat. / Lng.), about 13 miles away.
Wikipedia Article
Populated places in Johor

Pekan Nanas

Pekan Nanas or Pineapple Town is a town located in Pontian district, Johor, Malaysia. It is located in the 43 km southwest of Johor Bahru. Pekan Nanas has a population of approximately 10,000. Pekan Nanas is an ethnic Chinese-majority town. It contains the Pekan Nanas Immigration Depot and a pineapple canning facility. It is also home to the Muzium Nanas or Pineapple Museum. Pekan Nanas was Malaysia's largest production base for pineapple planting area and output ranked first in the country.

Located at 1.51667, 103.517 (Lat. / Lng.), about 9 miles away.
Wikipedia Article
Populated places in Johor

Mount Pulai

Mount Pulai is a mountain in Johor, Malaysia which is located about 19 km from Johor Bahru city. It is also the name of another mountain located in Baling, Kedah which is 600 metres tall. It takes approximately four hours to reach the peak of the mountain from the base. It is the main site that carries radio and television towards Johor Bahru and surrounding areas.

Located at 1.60278, 103.546 (Lat. / Lng.), about 13 miles away.
Wikipedia Article
Mountains of Johor

Pulau Kukup

Pulau Kukup is a mangrove island located at about 1 km offshore from the 150 year-old fishing village of Kukup in Pontian, at the South-western region of the state of Johor, and towards North-west of Tanjung Piai, Peninsular Malaysia. The area of the island is 6.472 square kilometres and is surrounded by 8 square kilometres of mudflats.

Located at 1.31667, 103.45 (Lat. / Lng.), about 12 miles away.
Wikipedia Article
Islands of Johor, Ramsar sites in Malaysia

Ulu Choh

Ulu Choh is a small town in Johor Bahru District, Johor, Malaysia. Located near the border of Pontian district. Situated along Skudai-Pontian Highway (Federal route) About 50 years ago, Ulu Choh only dense forest hideaway. The government then encourage residents around the area to take part in the agricultural sector such as rubber plantations and vegetables. At the same time, Singapore requires water supply from Johor.

Located at 1.53333, 103.55 (Lat. / Lng.), about 12 miles away.
Wikipedia Article
Populated places in Johor

Pulau Pisang Light

The Pulau Pisang Light is a lighthouse located on the highest point of Pulau Pisang, an island in the Strait of Malacca 15 kilometres from Pontian Kechil, Johor, Malaysia. Built in 1914, the lighthouse was constructed as a white 16 metre (52 feet) high circular cast iron tower with one support structure and a single storey keeper's house at the base, remaining functional as an aid for maritime navigation into the western entrance of the Singapore Strait, as of 2008.

Located at 1.46944, 103.256 (Lat. / Lng.), about 9 miles away.
Wikipedia Article
Lighthouses in Malaysia, Buildings and structures in Johor

Kampung Kayu Ara Pasong

Kampung Kayu Ara Pasong is a small village in Pontian, Johor, Malaysia.

Located at 1.56667, 103.4 (Lat. / Lng.), about 6 miles away.
Wikipedia Article
Populated places in Johor

Kampung Parit Selangor

Kampung Parit Selangor is a small village in Pontian, Johor, Malaysia. It is located on Skudai-Pontian Highway (Federal Route) between the town of Pontian and Pekan Nenas.

Located at 1.53333, 103.45 (Lat. / Lng.), about 5 miles away.
Wikipedia Article
Populated places in Johor

This place is known by different names. Here the ones we know:
Pontian, Pontian Kechil, Pontian Kecil