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Regional council of Wellington, New Zealand

Location of regional council of Wellington on a map

Wellington is a regional council found in the nation of New Zealand. Home to 471,315 people, it is the 3rd largest division in New Zealand in terms of population.

Wellington gained its current status as a regional council in the year 1989. The government of Wellington is lead by Chris Laidlaw and is based in the regional council capital of Wellington (Population: 381,900).

The most populous cities in Wellington are: Wellington (Population: 381,900), Lower Hutt (Population: 101,194), Porirua (Population: 50,914).

Wellington Regional council - Quick Facts

Country New Zealand
Region Type Regional council
ISO Code NZ_WGN
Time Zone NZST
Year of Establishment 1989
Capital Wellington (Population: 381,900)
Head of Government Chris Laidlaw
Total Population 471,315
Total Area 8,124 sq km (3,137 sq miles)
Population Density 58.0 sq km (150.3 sq miles)
This page was last modified on July 24, 2015.

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