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Sarawak is famously known as "Land of the Hornbills" (Bumi Kenyalang). These birds are important cultural symbols for the Dayak people, representing the
spirit of God. It is also believed that if a hornbill is seen flying over residences, it will bring good luck to the local community.

Sarawak has eight of the world's fifty-four species of hornbills, and the Rhinoceros hornbill is the state bird of Sarawak. Sarawak is a state of Malaysia and the largest among the 13 states, with an area almost equal to that of Peninsular Malaysia. Sarawak is located in northwest Borneo Island and is bordered by the Malaysian state of Sabah to the northeast, Kalimantan (the Indonesian portion of Borneo) to the south, and Brunei in the north.

As of the 2018 census, the population of Sarawak was 2,936,000. Sarawak has an equatorial climate with tropical rainforests, abundant animal and plant species. It has several prominent cave systems at Gunung Mulu National Park. Sarawak Rajang River is the longest river in Malaysia, Bakun Dam, one of the largest dams in Southeast Asia, is located on one of its tributaries, the Balui River. Mount Murud is the highest point in Sarawak.


Miri is a coastal city in northeastern Sarawak,Malaysia, located near the border of Brunei, on the island of Borneo. The city covers an area of 997.43 square kilometres (385.11 sq. mi) located 798 kilometres (496 mi) northeast of and 329 kilometres (204 mi) southwest of Kota Kinabalu. Miri is the second largest city in Sarawak, with a population of 354,541 as of 2019.

The city is also the capital of Miri District of the Miri Division. Miri is the main tourist gateway to the world-famous UNESCO World Heritage Site, Gunung Mulu National Park; Loagan Bunut National Park; Lambir Hills National Park; Niah National Park and Miri-Sibuti Coral Reef National Park. The Gunung MuluNational Park with its Sarawak Chamber, which is the largest known cave chamber in the world by area, remains one of the favorite ecotourism destinations in Miri. Miri is also the birthplace of the Malaysian petroleum industry. Other major industries in the city include timber, oil palm and tourism.


RIAMTEC campus covers an area of 8 acres at 3.5 Miles, Riam Road and located in Sarawak Second City namely Miri. The institution has a student population of over 1,000 including international students from countries including China, Hong Kong, India, Indonesia and Brunei. Over 20 years since its inception, RIAMTEC has produced more than 10,000 graduates.
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Riam Institute of Technology
Lot 1305, Mile 3.5,
Riam Road,
98000 Miri, Sarawak, Malaysia.

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Tel: +60 85-613371
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