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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.