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New Zealand profile - Key facts

  • 10 March 2015
  • From the section Asia
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  • Full name: New Zealand
  • Population: 4.5 million (UN, 2012)
  • Capital: Wellington
  • Largest city: Auckland
  • Area: 270,534 sq km (104,454 sq miles)
  • Major languages: English, Maori
  • Major religion: Christianity
  • Life expectancy: 79 years (men), 83 years (women) (UN)
  • Monetary unit: 1 New Zealand dollar ($NZ) = 100 cents
  • Main exports: Wool, food and dairy products, wood and paper products
  • GNI per capita: US $35,550 (estimated, World Bank 2013)
  • Internet domain: .nz
  • International dialling code: +64