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Unitary authority of Nelson, New Zealand

Location of unitary authority of Nelson on a map

Nelson is a unitary authority found in the nation of New Zealand. Home to 46,437 people, it is the 13th largest division in New Zealand in terms of population.

Nelson gained its current status as a unitary authority in the year 1989. The government of Nelson is lead by Rachel Reese and is based in the unitary authority capital of Nelson (Population: 59,200).

Nelson Unitary authority - Quick Facts

Country New Zealand
Region Type Unitary authority
Time Zone NZDT
Year of Establishment 1989
Capital Nelson (Population: 59,200)
Head of Government Rachel Reese
Total Population 46,437
Total Area 445 sq km (172 sq miles)
Population Density 104.4 sq km (270.3 sq miles)
This page was last updated on July 24, 2015.

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