Location: New Zealand is a country in the southwestern Pacific Ocean consisting of 2 main islands, both marked by volcanoes and glaciation.
Major Cities/ Counties: Auckland, Wellington, ChristChurch, Hamilton, Dunedin, Palmerston North
Main Language: English and Maori
New Zealand has a largely temperate climate. While the far north has subtropical weather during summer, and inland alpine areas of the South Island can be as cold as -10 C in winter, most of the country lies close to the coast, which means mild temperatures, moderate rainfall, and abundant sunshine.
GDP: 185 billion USD (2016)
Currency: New Zealand Dollar(NZ$)
The politics of New Zealand function within a framework of a unitary parliamentary representative democracy. New Zealand is a constitutional monarchy in which a hereditary monarch—since 6 February 1952, Queen Elizabeth II—is the sovereign and head of state.
Area: 268,021 km2 (103,483 sq mi)
Distance from India: 13.2 hours
Population: 4,773,970 (2017 estimate)
Time Zone: NZST (UTC+12)