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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)
Auckland is locatit in New Zealand
Auckland
Auckland
Coordinates ([1]): 36°50′25.50″S 174°44′23.53″E / 36.8404167°S 174.7398694°E / -36.8404167; 174.7398694Coordinates: 36°50′25.50″S 174°44′23.53″E / 36.8404167°S 174.7398694°E / -36.8404167; 174.7398694
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[2] 559.2 km2 (215.9 sq mi)
Highest elevation 196 m (643 ft)
Lowest elevation 0 m (0 ft)
Population (June 2015 estimate)[3]
 • Urban 1,454,300
 • Urban density 3,000/km2 (7,800/sq mi)
 • Metro 1,570,500
 • Demonym Aucklander
Time zone NZST (UTC+12)
 • Summer (DST) NZDT (UTC+13)
Postcode(s) 0500-2999
Area 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 1,454,300 - 32 percent o New Zealand's population.[3]

References[eedit | eedit soorce]

  1. "GEOnet Names Server (GNS)". Archived frae the oreeginal on 12 August 2005. Retrieved August 2005. 
  2. Monitoring Research Quarterly, March 2011 Volume 4 Issue 1, page 4 (from the Auckland council website)
  3. 3.0 3.1 "Subnational Population Estimates: At 30 June 2015 (provisional)". Statistics New Zealand. 22 October 2015. Retrieved 23 October 2015.  For urban areas, "Infoshare; Group: Population Estimates - DPE; Table: Estimated Resident Population for Urban Areas, at 30 June (1996+) (Annual-Jun)". Statistics New Zealand. 22 October 2015. Retrieved 23 October 2015.