New Zealand Geography
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Geography of New Zealand
Area: 270,500 sq. km; about the size of Colorado.
Cities (2002): Capital--Wellington (347,000). Other cities--Auckland (1,120,000), Christchurch (344,000), Hamilton (172,000).
Terrain: Highly varied, from snowcapped mountains to lowland plains.
Climate: Temperate to subtropical.