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Aotearoa (Māori)
A map of the hemisphere centred on New Zealand, using an orthographic projection.
Location of New Zealand, including outlying islands, its territorial claim in the Antarctic, and Tokelau
CapitalWellington
41°18′S174°47′E / 41.300°S 174.783°E / -41.300; 174.783
Largest cityAuckland
Official languages
Ethnic groups
Religion
(2018)[4]
Demonym(s)New Zealander
Kiwi (informal)
GovernmentUnitaryparliamentaryconstitutional monarchy
• Monarch
Elizabeth II
Patsy Reddy
Jacinda Ardern
LegislatureParliament
(House of Representatives)
Stages of independence 
7 May 1856
26 September 1907

25 November 1947
Area
• Total
268,021 km2 (103,483 sq mi) (75th)
• Water (%)
1.6[n 4]
Population
• November 2020 estimate
5,096,400[6] (120th)
• 2018 census
4,699,755
• Density
19.0/km2 (49.2/sq mi) (167th)
GDP (PPP)2020 estimate
• Total
Decrease $193.545 billion[7]
• Per capita
Decrease $41,072[7] (29th)
GDP (nominal)2020 estimate
• Total
Decrease $205.541 billion[7]
• Per capita
Decrease $38,675[7] (23rd)
Gini (2019)Negative increase 33.9[8]
medium
HDI (2018)Increase 0.921[9]
very high · 14th
CurrencyNew Zealand dollar ($) (NZD)
Time zoneUTC+12 (NZST[n 5])
• Summer (DST)
UTC+13 (NZDT[n 6])
Date formatdd/mm/yyyy
yyyy-mm-dd[11]
Driving sideleft
Calling code+64
ISO 3166 codeNZ
Internet TLD.nz

Source: CIA World Factbook
This page was last updated on November 27, 2020


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