New Zealand World Fact - Hostel in Iguazu






New Zealand

Area: 270.500 Km²
Population: 3.826.000
Density: 14 pop/Km²

System of government: Parliamentary Democracy
Capital: Wellington (334.000 pop.)
Major cities: Auckland 992.000 pop., Christchurch 325.000 pop., Hamilton 158.000 pop., Dunedin 111.000 pop.
Ethnic majority: New Zealand European 72%, Maori 14,5%, Polynesian 5%, Asian 4,5%
Border countries: -

Principal mountains: Mount Cook 3754 m
Principal rivers: Waikato 425 Km, Clutha 340 Km
Principal lakes: Taupo 606 Km²
Principal islands: South Island 150.437 Km², North Island 113.729 Km²
Climate: Temperate

Language: English, Maori (both officials)
Religion: Anglican 17,5%, Catholic 13%, Presbyterian 12,5%, Methodist 3,5%
Currency: New Zealand Dollar (NZD)

Territories: Cook Islands (240 Km², 20.600 pop.), Niue (259 Km², 2100 pop.), Tokelau (10 Km², 1450 pop.)

Fixed public holidays: 1/1, 2/1, 6/2, 25/4, 25/12, 26/12
Dialling code: 0064
GMT: +12

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