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New Zealand
Aotearoa(Māori)
FlagCoat of arms
Anthem: 
Location of New Zealand within the Realm of New Zealand
Location of New Zealand within the Realm of New Zealand
CapitalWellington
41°17′S174°27′E / 41.283°S 174.450°E / -41.283; 174.450
Largest cityAuckland
Official languages
Ethnic groups (2013)
DemonymNew Zealander
Kiwi (informal)
GovernmentUnitaryparliamentaryconstitutional monarchy
 - MonarchElizabeth II
 - Governor-GeneralJerry Mateparae
 - Prime MinisterJohn Key
LegislatureParliament
(House of Representatives)
Independence from the United Kingdom
 - Responsible government7 May 1856 
 - Dominion26 September 1907 
 - Statute of Westminster adopted25 November 1947 
 - De jure independence10 December 1947 
Area
 - Total268,021 km2 (75th)
103,483 sq mi
 - Water (%)1.6[n 3]
Population
 - June 2014 estimate4,570,038[6] (123rd)
 - 2013 census4,242,048
 - Density16.8/km2 (205th)
43.6/sq mi
GDP (PPP)2015 estimate
 - Total$164.965 billion[7]
 - Per capita$36,152[7]
GDP (nominal)2015 estimate
 - Total$191.730 billion[7]
 - Per capita$42,017[7]
Gini (2010)0.32[8]
low
HDI (2013)Steady 0.910[9]
very high ·7th
CurrencyNew Zealand dollar (NZD)
Time zoneNZST[n 4](UTC+12)
 - Summer (DST)NZDT (UTC+13)
(Sep to Apr)
Date formatdd/mm/yyyy
Drives on theleft
Calling code+64
ISO 3166 codeNZ
Internet TLD.nz

Source: CIA World Factbook
Unless otherwise noted, information in this page is accurate as of June 30, 2015


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