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New Zealand

New Zealand (English New Zealand, Maori Aotearoa) with the capital Wellington covers 269,652 km². The geographically isolated island state in the southern Pacific consists of a North Island (113,729 km², capital Auckland) and a South Island (150,437 km², capital Christchurch), as well as more than 700 smaller islands. The largest are Stewart Island (1,680 km²), Chatham Island (963 km²) and Auckland Island (568 km²). To the west lies AustralienAustralia, to the north the French island of New Caledonia and the island states of Tonga and Fiji, and to the south Antarctica. New Zealand is a kingdom in the "Commonwealth of Nations" (largely former territories of the British Empire) with a democratic constitution. The British monarch is the King of New Zealand, who is represented by the Governor-General of New Zealand.

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