This article is about the city. For the county, see Miaoli County
Miaoli City (Chinese: 苗栗市; pinyin: Miáolì Shì; Pe̍h-ōe-jī: Biâu-le̍k-chhī) is the capital of Miaoli County, Taiwan. Its name Miaoli was coined using two Hakka words, cat (貓) and city (裡), which phonetically approximate Pali (Bari) from one of the Formosan languages. 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. As of 2009, the population was 90,209.
Coordinates: 24°34′12″N 120°49′12″E / 24.57000°N 120.82000°E
Miaoli City is accessible from TRA Miaoli Station.