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New Zealand

Parliamentary democracy (under constitutional monarchy)
independent since 1907
Australia and New Zealand


New Zealand is an island nation in the Pacific Ocean. The land has a total area of ​​267,710 km² and a total coastline of 15,134 km. This land mass is roughly 75% the size of Germany. This makes New Zealand the second largest country on the Australian continent after Australia and the 75th largest country in the world. It is comparatively low at an average height of 388 meters above sea level.

In addition to the two main islands, there are about 600 other small islands in the country. New Zealand has no directly neighboring countries. The distance between Berlin and the capital Wellington is approximately 18,160 km.

The currency in New Zealand is the New Zealand Dollar (NZD).
1 dollar is divided into 100 cents.
Status: May 18, 2021
1 euro = 1.68 dollars
1 dollar = 0.59 euros

The climate in New Zealand

New Zealand has the temperate climate of the southern hemisphere, which roughly corresponds to that of the northern hemisphere (including central Europe). Warm and cold seasons are reversed here, however, so that it is warmest there in our winter months. The average maximum daily temperatures are between 13 and 22 degrees, depending on the season. In some parts of the country, the values ​​can reach up to 25 degrees during the day. In the colder months, depending on the region, the temperature drops down to 5 ° C in the monthly average.

Average day and night temperatures



Pentecostal Christians1,8%
Catholics (Roman)11,6%
other Christs9,9%



With an HDI (Human Development Index) of 0.931, New Zealand is one of the most highly developed economies according to the UN definition. The IMF also shares this classification. Taking into account purchasing power parity, it is among the 30 richest countries in the world.

Land use

3% urban areas:8,116 km²
42% agriculture:113,027 km²
39% forests:103,229 km²
0% water surface:4,400 km²
16% other areas:43,338 km²



Road network:94,000 km
Rail network:4,128 km
Commercial ports:113

The main cities

Political indicators

(Based on the World Bank's "Worldwide Governance Indicators" project)

Political stability:
Rule of law:
Regulatory quality:
Freedom of speech:
Death penalty:abolished in 1989

Existing trade agreements


Dependent outside areas

The following international markings apply to this country:
ISO 3166-1 alpha3: NZL ISO 3166-1 alpha2: NZ ISO 3166-1 numeric: 554 Fips10: NZ STANAG: NZL IOC: NZL License Plate: NZ UN / LOCODE: NZ Domain ending: nz Country code: +64

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