Facts About New Zealand

Facts About New Zealand

  • Location:
    New Zealand is located in the continent of Oceania. They are islands in the South Pacific Ocean, southeast of Australia.

  • Language:
    English 91.2% (official)census (2006 Census)

  • Currency:
    New Zealand dollars (NZD)

  • Population:
    4,252,277 (July 2010 est.)

  • Land Size:
    267,710 square kilometers

  • Capital:

  • Borders:

  • Industries: food processing, wood and paper products, textiles, machinery, transportation equipment, banking and insurance, tourism, mining

  • Agriculture: dairy products, lamb and mutton; wheat, barley, potatoes, pulses, fruits, vegetables; wool, beef; fish

  • Land divisions:
    New Zealand has 16 regions and 1 territory*; Auckland, Bay of Plenty, Canterbury, Chatham Islands*, Gisborne, Hawke's Bay, Manawatu-Wanganui, Marlborough, Nelson, Northland, Otago, Southland, Taranaki, Tasman, Waikato, Wellington, West Coast

  • Major Cities:
    Auckland, Christchurch, Wellington, Dunedin, Hamilton

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