Stewart Island

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Stewart Island/Rakiura
Rakiura (Māori)
Geografie
LocationFoveaux Strait
Coordinates47°00′S 167°50′E / 47.00°S 167.84°E / -47.00; 167.84Coordinates: 47°00′S 167°50′E / 47.00°S 167.84°E / -47.00; 167.84
AirchipelagaeNew Zealand airchipelago
Major islandsAnchorage Island, Bench Island, Codfish Island, Native Island, Noble Island, Pearl Island, Titi/Muttonbird Islands, Ulva Island
Aurie1,746 km2 (674 sq mi)
Heichest elevation979 m (3,212 ft)
Heichest pointMt. Anglem
Admeenistration
Regional CooncilSoothland
Lairgest settlementOban (pop. 322[citation needit])
Demografics
Population381[1] (2013)
Pop. density0.22 /km2 (0.57 /sq mi)

Stewart Island (offeecially named Stewart Island/Rakiura) is the third-lairgest island o New Zealand. It lies 30 kilometres (19 mi) sooth o the Sooth Island, athort the Foveaux Strait. Its permanent population is 381 fowk as o the 2013 census, maist o whom live in the settlement o Oban on the eastren side o the island.[1]

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