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Dunedin

Ōtepoti  (Māori)
Clockwise frae top: First Kirk o Otago, ceetyscape seen frae Signal Hill leukoot, Larnach Castle, Anglican Cathedral an Toun Haw on The Octagon
Clockwise frae top: First Kirk o Otago, ceetyscape seen frae Signal Hill leukoot, Larnach Castle, Anglican Cathedral an Toun Haw on The Octagon
Banner o Dunedin
Banner
Coat o airms o Dunedin
Coat o airms
Nickname(s): 
Edinburgh of the South;[1]
Dunners (colloquial)[2]
Dunedin is locatit in New Zealand
Dunedin
Dunedin
Coordinates: 45°52′S 170°30′E / 45.867°S 170.500°E / -45.867; 170.500
KintraNew Zealand
RegionOtago
Territorial authorityDunedin Ceety Cooncil
Settled bi Māoric. 1300[3]
Settled bi Europeans1848
Incorporated[4]1855
Named forDùn ÈideannScots Gaelic name for Edinburgh
ElectoratesDunedin North
Dunedin Sooth
Govrenment
 • MayorDave Cull
 • Deputy MayorChris Staynes
Area
 • Territorial3,314 km2 (1,280 sq mi)
 • Urban
255 km2 (98 sq mi)
Population
 (June 2017)[6]
 • Territorial128,800
 • Density39/km2 (100/sq mi)
 • Urban
120,200
 • Urban density470/km2 (1,200/sq mi)
Demonym(s)Dunedinite
Time zoneUTC+12 (NZST)
 • Summer (DST)UTC+13 (NZDT)
Postcode
9010, 9011, 9012, 9013, 9014, 9016, 9018, 9022, 9023, 9024, 9035, 9076, 9077, 9081, 9082, 9092
Aurie code(s)03
Local iwiNgāi Tahu
Wabsteidwww.DunedinNZ.com

Dunedin, (kent in the Māori leid as Otepoti) is the 5t lairgest ceety o New Zealand wi mair nor 142,000 indwallers. It is situatit in the sooth-east o the Sooth Isle.

It's the ceety wi the lairgest population o Scots in the kintra, syne aboot the 1860s.

References[eedit | eedit soorce]

  1. "Southern style". Stuff.co.nz. 19 March 2009. Retrieved 15 March 2011. 
  2. "Supersport's Good Week / Bad Week: An unhappy spectator". The New Zealand Herald. 1 May 2009. Retrieved 18 September 2009. 
  3. Irwin, Geoff; Walrond, Carl (4 March 2009). "When was New Zealand first settled? – The date debate". Te Ara: The Encyclopedia of New Zealand. Retrieved 14 February 2010. 
  4. Dunedin Town Board
  5. "Mayor Dave Cull". Dunedin City Council. Retrieved 14 February 2015. 
  6. "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. 


Coordinates: 45°52′0″S 170°30′0″E / 45.86667°S 170.50000°E / -45.86667; 170.50000