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New Zealand

noo zE' land, a country in the South Pacific, southeast of Australia, consisting of two main and several minor islands

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New Zealand Facts and Figures
New Zealand
Origin of Name after the province of Zeeland in the Netherlands, which means "sea land." Location about 1,200 miles east of Australia. Total Area 103,747 sqmi. Population 4,474,549. Capital Wellington. Independence from the United Kingdom Achieved September 26, 1907.
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