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Auckland

Tāmaki Makaurau (Māori)
* 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
IslandNorth Island
RegionAuckland
Territorial authorityAuckland
Settled bi Māoric. 1350
Settled bi Europeans1840
Local buirds
Govrenment
 • MayorLen Brown
Area
 • Urban
482.9 km2 (186.4 sq mi)
 • Metro559.2 km2 (215.9 sq mi)
Highest elevation
196 m (643 ft)
Lawest elevation
0 m (0 ft)
Population
 (June 2017)[3]
 • Urban
1,534,700
 • Urban density3,200/km2 (8,200/sq mi)
 • Metro
1,657,200
 • Demonym
Aucklander
Time zoneUTC+12 (NZST)
 • Summer (DST)UTC+13 (NZDT)
Postcode(s)
0500-2999
Aurie code(s)09
Local iwiNgāti Whātua, Tainui
Wabsteidwww.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 1,534,700 - 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.  Check date values in: |accessdate= (help)
  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 2017 (provisional)". Statistics New Zealand. 24 October 2017. Retrieved 24 October 2017.  For urban areas, "Subnational population estimates (UA, AU), by age and sex, at 30 June 1996, 2001, 2006-16 (2017 boundary)". Statistics New Zealand. 24 October 2017. Retrieved 24 October 2017.