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New Zealand
Aotearoa
Flag of New Zealand Coat of arms of New Zealand
Flag Coat of arms
Motto: none (formerly Onward)
Anthem: God Defend New Zealand
God Save The Queen1
Location of New Zealand
Capital Wellington
41°17′S 174°47′E
Largest city Auckland (1,318,700)2,3
Official language(s) English4, Māori,
New Zealand
Sign Language
Government Constitutional monarchy
Head of State
Governor-General
Prime Minister
Queen Elizabeth II
Dame Silvia Cartwright
Helen Clark
Independence
(From the UK)
September 26, 19075
Area
- Total 268,680 km² (74th)
103,738 sq mi
- Water (%) 2.1%
Population
- March 2006 est. 4,134,200 (124th in 2005)
- 2006 census 4,116,9003
- Density 15/km² (163rd)
39/sq mi
GDP (PPP) 2005 estimate
- Total $97.59 billion (58th)
- Per capita $24,769 (27th)
HDI (2003) 0.933 (19th) – high
Currency New Zealand dollar
(NZD)
Time zone NZST6 (UTC+12)
- Summer (DST) NZDT (Oct-Mar) (UTC+13)
Internet TLD .nz
Calling code +64
1 God Save The Queen is officially a national anthem but is rarely used as such in practice.[1]
2 Auckland is the largest urban area. Auckland City is the largest incorporated city.
3 Provisional 2006 census night population figures, which have limitations.[2]
4 English is an official language de facto, while the other two languages have de jure official status.
5 There is a multitude of dates that could be considered to give independence. See Independence of New Zealand.
6 The Chatham Islands are 45 minutes ahead of New Zealand time.
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