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About Miao

Located around 25 kms. away from Assam border, Miao is a sub-division of Changlang district in Arunachal Pradesh. It is considered to be a region in north east where one can witness one of the heaviest rainfalls in the entire of north east. Miao is surrounded by rivers and hills with the eastern extension of the Himalayas and the river Nai Dihing passing through it. 

About Miao

It is a small town which also covers the two other towns Diyun and Chowkham with Chowkham having a majestic production of plywood such that it was once the richest village in all of Asia. Well connected by roads and with a proper transport system, Miao is getting a very good amount of exposure to the sector of tourism. The percentage of literacy of the town is quite low however in comparison to that; the use of spunky cars here by the people is quite a lot. The exact geographical location of Miao is 27.49°N 96.20°E.

Economy of Miao

Miao town produces a large number of plywood which is also transported outside the town. Agriculture is also a very common source of income for the people here, though a lot of people here rely on government jobs for a living.

Economy of Miao

Jhum cultivation has come to be very popular in the town. People have even started doing tea cultivation. With the help of technology and more communication the state of the economy of the town has improved a lot in recent times.

Services in Miao

A town in Arunachal Pradesh in the Changlang district, Miao is still an under developed town which is still at a budding stage owing to issues concerned with transportation and communication. Banks, telecom, electricity, postal services, etc are very limited here. Given below are som of the important details on the services provided in Miao:

Miao Police station
Phone No.: 222227, 222228

State Bank Of India
IFSC Code: SBIN0003915
MICR Code: 786002521
Branch Code: 003915
District: Changlang,
Arunachal Pradesh
Phone No.: 03807-222225, 223335
Mobile No: 9436631513

Tourism in Miao

Located just beside the bank of river Noa-Dehing, Miao is a town which is the headquarters of sub division of Miao in Changlang district of Arunachal Pradesh. Surrounded by breath taking views, Miao is a town which has picturesque scenes and hence turning into one of the most sought after serene tourist spots. Ranging from museums o wildlife reserves, Miao is a place one cannot miss n visiting Arunachal Pradesh. Some of the tourist places in Miao are as follows:

Namdapha Tiger Reserve

Tourist Spots in Miao

The third largest park in India in terms of area is in Miao, Arunachal Pradesh. The Namdapha National Park has an area of 1985 sq. kms. the park is home to many wild animals and birds. Many different species are available here which is a treat to the eyes of the visitor. Tourists come from places far and wide to witness this beautiful sanctuary. apart from adventurous intentions and traveling passion, people also come here for different types of research work and write papers on the place. Many papers have been seen to be written on this wonderful wildlife sanctuary.

Tibetan Refugee Settlement Camp

Just 4 kms. away from Miao township, the Tibetan settlement camp is another place which is worth visiting here. The place is a tourist spot due to the fact it is one of the oldest settlements for Tibetan refugees. The camp is famous for its flawless carpets which are of excellent quality. The carpets weaved here are famous not only here but at a global market. A major attraction of the camp is a monastery lying in the midst of the camp. The camp is one of the 45 settlements in India and 75 around the world.

Tourism in Miao

Apart from these, other tourist spots in Miao are
  • Mini zoo
  • Museum
  • Bishop House
  • Oil drilling at Kharsang and Manabum

Transport Services in Miao

Located in the banks of river Dehing, Miao is accessible via roads. Being an underdeveloped town still undergoing developments, the transport and communication in Miao is still to undergo a lot of developments.

By Air:
The nearest airport to Miao is the Mohanbari Airport in Dibrugarh which is around 156 kms. away.

By Rail:
The two railway stations near to Miao are both located in Assam. One is Tinsukia railway station at a distance of 115 kms., and the other is the Margherita railway station at a distance of 65 kms.

By Road:
Roads that lead to Miao are good and motorable. Private vehicles can be hired and also the Assam State Transport corporation buses and Arunachal Pradesh State Transport buses regularly carry out services to and from Miao via Tinsukia, Dibrugarh, Margherita, Ledo, Jagun and Kharsang.

Transport services in Miao

Distances of Miao from other Cities

  • Guwahati: 599 kms.
  • Dibrugarh: 160 kms.
  • Tinsukia: 115 kms.
  • Margherita: 65 kms.
  • Itanagar: 721 kms.
  • Changlang: 110 kms.
  • Mohanbari: 156 kms.
  • Diyun: 20 kms.
  • Deban: 26 kms.

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