Miaoli City

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Coordinates: 24°34′12″N 120°49′12″E / 24.57000°N 120.82000°E / 24.57000; 120.82000

This article is about the city. For the county, see Miaoli County.
County-controlled city
Location of Miaoli
Country  Republic of China
County Miaoli County
 • Mayor Chiu Ping-kun (邱炳坤)
 • Total 37.8872 km2 (14.6283 sq mi)
Population (December 2014)
 • Total 90,963
Miaoli City

Miaoli City (Chinese: 苗栗市; pinyin: Miáolì Shì; Pe̍h-ōe-jī: Biâu-le̍k-chhī) is a county-controlled city and the county seat of Miaoli County, Taiwan. Its name Miaoli was coined using two Hakka words, cat (貓) and city (裡), which phonetically approximate Pali (Bari) from the Taokas language. Miaoli has a relatively high percentage of Hakka people. It had the second highest residential price and the highest commercial price for land in Miaoli County as of 2004, at NT$28,601 per square meter and NT$63,317 per square meter, respectively.[1]


As of 2014, the population of Miaoli City is 90,963.

Administrative divisions[edit]

Miaoli city consists of 28 villages.

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See also[edit]


  1. ^ "Miaoli County Government". Retrieved 26 June 2012. 

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