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Aotearoa  (Māori)
A map of the hemisphere centred on New Zealand, using an orthographic projection.
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)
GovernmentUnitaryparliamentaryrepresentative democracy under constitutional monarchy
• Monarch
Elizabeth II
Dame Patsy Reddy
Jacinda Ardern
Dame Sian Elias
LegislatureParliament
(House of Representatives)
Stages of Independence from the United Kingdom
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
• 2017 estimate
4,849,510[6] (120th)
• 2013 census
4,242,048
• Density
17.9/km2 (46.4/sq mi) (203rd)
GDP (PPP)2018 estimate
• Total
$195.1 billion[7]
• Per capita
$39,959[7]
GDP (nominal)2018 estimate
• Total
$215.1 billion[7]
• Per capita
$44,069[7]
Gini (2014)33.0[8]
medium
HDI (2015)Increase 0.915[9]
very high · 13th
CurrencyNew Zealand dollar ($) (NZD)
Time zoneNZST[n 5](UTC+12)
• Summer (DST)
NZDT[n 6] (UTC+13)
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 January 20, 2018


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