Miri Resort City affectionately known as an oil town

Miri was founded in the year 1910
(when the first oil well was drilled)
current city population
(double the size of Bintulu town population)
km² of city area
(little bit larger than Singapore)

Demographics Ethnicity

Chinese
Iban
Malay
Other indigenous tribes
Non-Malaysians
Melanau
Melanau
Indians
Others

City Layout Essentially made of satellite towns dotting the north-south coastal line with westward view of the South China Sea

Periwinkle Flower The official flower of Miri which can be found all around the city as ground cover

Seahorse The official mascot of Miri and their magnificent sculptures can be seen around the city