Overview - New Zealand

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Capital:Wellington
Area:268,680 km²
Population:4,076,140 (2006 estimate)
Language(s):English (official) Maori (official).
Religion(s):Anglican - 14.9%, Roman Catholic - 12.4%, Presbyterian - 10.9%, Methodist - 2.9%, Pentecostal - 1.7%, Baptist - 1.3%, other Christian - 9.4%, others - 3.3%, unspecified - 17.2%, none - 26%.
Ethnic Group(s):European - 69.8%, Maori - 7.9%, Asian - 5.7%, Pacific islander - 4.4%, others - 0.5%, mixed - 7.8%, unspecified - 3.8%.