New Zealand Facts

New Zealand Facts
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Capital
Wellington

Population
3,908,037 (July 2002 est.)

Area
268,680 sq km, about the size of Colorado

Type of Government
parliamentary democracy

Money
New Zealand dollar (NZD)

Climate
temperate with sharp regional contrasts

Primary Language
English (official), Maori (official)

External resources

National Parks
Native Animals
Native Forest Action New Zealand