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Hamilton

Kirikiriroa (Māori)
Nickname(s): 
Hamiltron, The Tron.[1] H-Town,[1] Previously: Cowtown,[1] The Fountain City[2]
Location o the Hamilton Territorial Authority
Location o the Hamilton Territorial Authority
Hamilton is locatit in New Zealand
Hamilton
Hamilton
Location o Hamilton, New Zealand
Coordinates: 37°47′S 175°17′E / 37.783°S 175.283°E / -37.783; 175.283
Kintra New Zealand
IslandNorth Island
RegionWaikato Region
Territorial authorityHamilton Ceety
Govrenment
 • MayorJulie Hardaker
 • Deputy MayorGordon Chesterman
Area
 • Territorial98 km2 (38 sq mi)
Population
 (June 2017)165,400 for the territorial authority (June 2017s).[3]
 • Territorial165,400
 • Density1,700/km2 (4,400/sq mi)
 • Urban
235,900
 • Demonym
Hamiltonian
Time zoneUTC+12 (NZST)
 • Summer (DST)UTC+13 (NZDT)
Aurie code(s)07
Local iwiNgāti Maniapoto, Ngāti Raukawa, Tainui
Wabsteidhttp://www.hamilton.co.nz
http://www.ew.govt.nz

Hamilton (Kirikiriroa in Māori) is the centre o New Zealand's fourth lairgest urban area, an Hamilton City is the kintras's seventh lairgest territorial authority. Hamilton is in the Waikato Region o the North Island, approximately 130 km (80 mi) sooth o Auckland. It sits at a major road an rail nexus in the centre o the Waikato basin, on both banks of the Waikato River.

Sister ceeties[eedit | eedit soorce]

Hamilton haes four sister ceeties, as designate bi Sister Cities International:

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