Wellington is one of the most populated cities in New Zealand, and at the same time, this city is the capital of this country as well. Located in Oceania, you may find the city easily with the following GPS coordinates: 41.19S latitude / 174.46E longitude. For routing in Wellington, please check the free driving directions Wellington service below.
When you visit New Zealand, be prepared that the official spoken language(s) is English, Maori, New Zealand Sign Language, and the officially used currency is New Zealand dollar (NZD), since 1967.
Wellington, the capital city, has numerous population; 342 500 counted together with the city’s metropolitan areas. While Wellington counts around the inhabitants mentioned earlier, the mother country, New Zealand, bears 4 749 598 sum citizens spreading on its 104 428,62 sq mi / 270 469 km2 territory.
The form of the ruling government in New Zealand is Unitary parliamentary constitutional monarchy, and interestingly note that the people here share the motto: N/A, while salute for the national anthem called: God Defend New Zealand + God Save the Queen.
Google maps Wellington, and the satellite map of the city is a free and useful dynamic tool to discover the capital of New Zealand and the neighboring countries like N/A.
Please have a look at the information page of this country for a wide range of information such as economic data, population, geographical knowledge, additional New Zealand Google maps, satellite imagery, etc.
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Short geographic information for New Zealand
New Zealand, about 1,250 mi (2,012 km) southeast of Australia, consists of two main islands and several smaller outlying islands so scattered that they range from the tropical to the antarctic. The country is the size of Colorado. New Zealand’s two main components are the North Island and the South Island, separated by Cook Strait.
The North Island (44,281 sq mi 115,777 sq km) is 515 mi (829 km) long and volcanic in its south-central part. This area contains many hot springs and beautiful geysers. South Island (58,093 sq mi 151,215 sq km) has the Southern Alps along its west coast, with Mount Cook (12,316 ft 3754 m) the highest point. Other inhabited islands include Stewart Island, the Chatham Islands, and Great Barrier Island.
The largest of the uninhabited outlying islands are the Auckland Islands (234 sq mi 606 sq km), Campbell Island (44 sq mi 114 sq km), the Antipodes Islands (24 sq mi 62 sq km), and the Kermadec Islands (13 sq mi 34 sq km).