New Zealand Vacations and Tourism Guide
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Info about New Zealand
Surface:The total land area covered by New Zealand is 268,021 sq km.
Population: The population of the country is about 4,115,771 (July 2007), comprising Europeans, Maori, Asians, Pacific Islanders and others.
System of government: New Zealand is a parliamentary democracy.
Capital: Having an approximate population of 179,446, Wellington is the capital of New Zealand.
Religion: Christianity is the predominant religion of the nation.
Official Language: English and Maori are the official languages.
Government: New Zealand is a parliamentary democracy.
Climate: New Zealand experiences a temperate climate, having sharp regional contrast.
Units of measure and electricity: New Zealand uses the metric system and the electricity unit is 230 V, 50 Hz.
Time Zone: Local standard time is GMT + 12 (Day Light Saving Time is GMT + 13).
Currency: New Zealand Dollar (1 € = 1.77 NZD).
Travel documents required: Apart from Americans, Canadians, South Africans, Australians, and the Irish, all other nationals require a valid passport and visa.