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MIRI - Welcome to Miri Resort City - Sarawak, Borneo part of Malaysia
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Welcome to MiriResortCity.com, the unofficial web site of Miri City, by Mirians, for Mirians (and tourists). Located in Northern Sarawak, Borneo island, Miri City is the gateway to Borneo and is also adjacent to the neighboring country of Brunei. Miri offers 7 International class hotels (3-5 star) with a total of 1,203 rooms.
Being the first oil town in Malaysia, the petroleum industry has played a significant role in Miri's initial economic development. This is the town that oil built, subsequently other industries such as timber and oil palm have also contributed to its prosperity today.
Miri City's natural diversity offers visitors a wide range of attractions including the world renowned Mulu Caves, the spectacular Niah Caves, beautiful beaches, exciting game fishing, colorful coral reefs, exotic tropical rainforests and the ever famous Grand Old Lady - The First Oil Well in Malaysia and probably one of the oldest still standing such structure around this region.
Miri has a tropical climate. There are two monsoon seasons; the dry season from April to September and the wet season from October to March. The annual rainfall is around 100 to 150 inches. Miri is home to a population of about 300,000 people, consisting of Chinese, Iban, Malay, Indian and other indegenous groups like Melanau, Kedayan, Kayan, Kenyah, Kelabit, Bidayuh, Penan, Lun Bawang, Berawan, Bisaya, etc. living in harmony and are proud to contribute to make Miri a Resort City.
Miri Wi-fi is a city-wide Wi-Fi service by DeConnexion that is available for use by purchase of a prepaid card.
North of Miri, the sleep riverside market towns of Limbang and Lawas come alive at weekends as family visitors flock from neighboring Brunei.