North Island

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North Island
Te Ika-a-Māui (Māori)
Location Oceanie
Coordinates 38°24′S 175°43′E / 38.400°S 175.717°E / -38.400; 175.717
Airchipelagae New Zealand
Aurie 113,729 km2 (43,911 sq mi)
Aurie rank 14th
Heichest elevation 2,797 m (9,177 ft)
Heichest point Moont Ruapehu
New Zealand
ISO 3166-2:NZ NZ-N
Regions 9
Territorial authorities 43
Lairgest settlement Auckland (pop. 1,534,700)
Population 3,677,200 (June 2017+)
Pop. density 32.3 /km2 (83.7 /sq mi)

The North Island or Te Ika-a-Māui is ane o the twa main islands o New Zealand, separatit frae the slichtly lairger but much less populous Sooth Island bi Cook Strait.

Coordinates: 38°24′S 175°43′E / 38.400°S 175.717°E / -38.400; 175.717