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Auckland
Tāmaki Makaurau (Māori)
Main urban aurie
 * top: Downtown Auckland * upper left: Piha * bottom left: Auckland Town Hall * upper richt: Auckland Museum * centre richt: Viaduct Harbour * bottom richt: Waitakere Ranges

Nickname(s): Ceety o Sails,
SuperCeety (sometimes ironically),
Queen Ceety (archaic)
Kintra  New Zealand
Island North Island
Region Auckland
Territorial authority Auckland
Settled bi Māori c. 1350
Settled bi Europeans 1840
Local buirds
Govrenment
 • Mayor Len Brown
Area
 • Urban 482.9 km2 (186.4 sq mi)
 • Metro[1] 559.2 km2 (215.9 sq mi)
Heichest elevation 196 m (643 ft)
Lawest elevation 0 m (0 ft)
Population (Juin 2016)[2]
 • Urban 1,495,000
 • Urban density 3,100/km2 (8,000/sq mi)
 • Metro 1,614,300
 • Demonym Aucklander
Time zone NZST (UTC+12)
 • Summer (DST) NZDT (UTC+13)
Postcode(s) 0500-2999
Aurie code(s) 09
Local iwi Ngāti Whātua, Tainui
Website www.aucklandcouncil.govt.nz

Auckland (kent in the Māori leid as Tamaki Makaurau) is the lairgest ceety o New Zealand. It is situatit at the North o the North Isle. Auckland haes a population o 1,495,000 - 32 percent o New Zealand's population.[2]

References[eedit | eedit soorce]

  1. Monitoring Research Quarterly, March 2011 Volume 4 Issue 1, page 4 (from the Auckland council website)
  2. 2.0 2.1 "Subnational Population Estimates: At 30 June 2016 (provisional)". Statistics New Zealand. 21 October 2016. Retrieved 21 October 2016.  For urban auries, "Subnational population estimates (UA, AU), by age and sex, at 30 June 1996, 2001, 2006-16 (2017 boundary)". Statistics New Zealand. 21 October 2016. Retrieved 21 October 2016. 
  3. "GEOnet Names Server (GNS)". Archived frae the oreeginal on 12 August 2005. Retrieved August 2005.  Check date values in: |access-date= (help)