Miri Division

Miri Division is one of the twelve administrative divisions of Sarawak, Malaysia.

Official logo of Miri
Location of Miri
Division Office locationMiri
Local area government (s)Miri City Council (MBM)
Majlis Daerah Subis (MDS)
Majlis Daerah Marudi (MDM)
 • Total26,777.1 km2 (10,338.7 sq mi)
 • Total316,400
 • Density12/km2 (31/sq mi)
ResidentHj. Mastapa bin Hj. Julaihi
License plate prefixQM


It has a total area of 26,777.1 square kilometres, and is the second largest division after Kapit Division. The seat of this division is the city of Miri.

Miri Division consists of two districts: Miri and Marudi.


The population of Miri Division (year 2000 census) was 316,400. Ethnically, the population was Iban, Chinese, Malay (mostly Bruneian and Kedayan), Melanau, Kayan, Kenyah, Lun Bawang and Kelabit. Due to the petroleum industry, there is also a large foreign worker population.


The economy is largely based on petroleum and natural gas extraction from both onshore and offshore wells, and related petroleum refining, liquefied natural gas and chemical production. Another major industry is timber processing from Miri's huge tropical rainforest. Processed wood products, rather than log export has been given priority by the government. Agriculture is includes oil palm, rubber, and pepper as the main products. Tourism, particularly ecotourism, is a growing component of the economy.

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Members of ParliamentEdit

Parliament Member of Parliament Party
P218 Sibuti YB Tuan Lukanisman Ahmad Sauni GPS (PBB)
P219 Miri YB Tuan Michael Teo PH (PKR)
P220 Baram YB Tuan Anyi Ngau GPS (PDP)

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