Sooth Island

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Sooth Island
Te Waipounamu
Nickname: The Mainland
Geografie
LocationOceanie
Coordinates43°59′S 170°27′E / 43.983°S 170.450°E / -43.983; 170.450Coordinates: 43°59′S 170°27′E / 43.983°S 170.450°E / -43.983; 170.450
AirchipelagaeNew Zealand
Aurie150,437 km2 (58,084 sq mi)
Aurie rank12th
Lenth840 km (522 mi)
Coastline5,842 km (3,630.1 mi)
Heichest elevation3,754 m (12,316 ft)
Heichest pointAoraki/Moont Cook
Admeenistration
New Zealand
ISO 3166-2:NZNZ-S
Regions7
Territorial authorities23
Lairgest settlementChristchurch (pop. 396,700)
Demografics
DemonymSooth Islander, Mainlander
Population(June 2017)
Pop. density7.4 /km2 (19.2 /sq mi)
Ethnic groupsEuropean, Māori

The Sooth Island or Te Waipounamu is the lairger o the twa major islands o New Zealand, the ither bein the smawer but mair populous North Island.