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New Zealand

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New Zealand

Flag of New Zealand

Official languages
Capital
English, Māori
Wellington
Area
Government
268,021 km2
Unitary parliamentary constitutional monarchy
Population
Religion
4,509,461
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Time zone
Currency
NZST (UTC+12)
New Zealand dollar
Demonym New Zealanders
Kiwis (a nickname)


New Zealand is a country in the south-western Pacific Ocean. It is made up of two large islands (the North Island and South Island) and many much smaller islands.

The official languages are EnglishMāori (originally spoken by the Māori people who are native to the country) and New Zealand sign language.

New Zealand has made itself a Nuclear Free Zone: They do not use nuclear power and do not allow nuclear weapons in their territory.
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