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The Kota Tinggi is a city and capitol of the Kota Tinggi County, Johor, Malaysia, about 42 kilometres northeast of Johor Bahru, on the highway to Mersing. It is also the name of the Kota Tinggi County, Kota Tinggi County, where the city is sited. The Kuala Sedili or Tanjung Sedili, a small fishermen' city 37 km northeast of Kota Tinggi, is the second biggest fishery harbour on the eastern shore of the Malaysian peninsula.
The tide struck Kota Tinggi most severely, devastating Johor and parts of Pahang, Melaka and Negeri Sembilan. First tidal waves began on December 19, 2006, sinking almost the entire city of Kota Tinggi. For almost two whole week Kota Tinggi City was completely under water and insulated from other cities due to mudslides and floods.
The Kota Tinggi Municipality and other settlements of Kuala Sedili, Sungai Rengit and Pengerang are managed by the District Board of Kota Tinggi (Majlis Daerah Kota Tinggi), which has its seat in Kota Tinggi Municipality. Pegawai Daerah (district manager), which is usually rotated every 5 - 6 years as sponsored by the municipal councillor.
He is officially based near the Padang Kerajaan Kota Tinggi fields, near the highest Kota Tinggi edifice, the Bangunan Sultan Iskandar. Inside the house are the regional authorities. At the state election stage, Kota Tinggi county contributed two places to the Johor State Legislative Assembly:
Kota Tinggi is known as a historic city because the Sultanate of Johor was founded there. There are many historic graves here, among them the Sultan Mahmud Mangkat Di Julang Mausoleum, Makam Bendahara Tun Habib Abdul Majid and Makam Tauhid in Kampung Makam.
Kota Tinggi Waterfalls near Lombong, 16 kilometers northwest of the city, are typical tourism attractions. You can also find many beautiful sandy areas along the coast of Kota Tinggi. Tanjung Balau, Desaru and Batu Layar are the most famous sandy areas, 58 km, 55 km and 62 km away from Kota Tinggi city.
Sengat Teluk, 25 km from Kota Tinggi, is a tourist destination for its sea food. Kota Tinggi Museum is the Kota Tinggi Museum. Motorways 3, 91 and 92 cross at Kota Tinggi. Hwy is the major expressway that connects Johor Bahru with the coastal towns of Kuantan (Pahang), Kuala Terengganu (Terengganu) and Kota Bharu (Kelantan).
Hwy links Kota Tinggi to the railroad city of Kluang, while Hwy links Kota Tinggi to Pengerang.