New Zealand became an independent state in 1907, after gaining its sovereignty from The United Kingdom. The population of New Zealand is 4,327,944 (2012) and the nation has a density of 16 people per square kilometer.
The currency of New Zealand is the New Zealand Dollar (NZD). As well, the people of New Zealand are refered to as New Zealand.
The dialing code for the country is 64 and the top level internet domain for New Zealand sites is .nz.
New Zealand does not share land borders with any countries.
To learn more, visit our detailed New Zealand section.
|Density||16.2 / km2 ( 41.9 / mi2 )|
|Currency||New Zealand Dollar|
|GDP||188,000,000,000 (2013 data)|
|GDP per Capita||43,439 (2013 data)|
|Land Area||267,710 km2 (103,363 mi2)|
What is the capital of New Zealand?
Wellington is the capital city of New Zealand. It has a population of 381,900, and is located on a latitue of -41.29 and longitude of 174.78.
Wellington is also the political center of New Zealand, which is considered a Constitutional Monarchy, and home to its Ceremonial head of state.
Quick Facts About Wellington, the Capital Of New Zealand
|Elevation||31 meters over sea level|
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