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Saturday, 19 September 2015

HETALIA: NEW ZEALAND PROFILE



Sovereign: Queen Elizabeth II (1952)

Land area: 103,734 sq mi (268,671 sq km); total area: 103,737 sq mi (268,680 sq km)

Population (2010 est.): 4,252,277 (growth rate: 0.9%)

Capital (2003 est.): Wellington, 342,500 (metro. area), 165,100 (city proper)

Largest cities: Auckland, 369,300 (metro. area), 359,500 (city proper); Christchurch, 334,100

Monetary unit: New Zealand dollar

Languages: English, Maori (both official)

Ethnicity/race: European 69.8%, Maori 7.9%, Pacific Islander 4.4%, Asian 5.7%, other 0.5%, mixed 7.8%, unspecified 3.8% (2001)

Religions: Anglican 15%, Roman Catholic 12%, Presbyterian 11%, Methodist 3%, Pentecostal 2%, Baptist 1%, other Christian 9%, none 26% (2001)

National Holiday: Waitangi Day, February 6

Literacy rate: 99% (2003 est.)

 Industries: food processing, wood and paper products, textiles, machinery, transportation equipment, banking and insurance, tourism, mining. 

Natural resources: natural gas, iron ore, sand, coal, timber, hydropower, gold, limestone.