New Zealand is an island nation situated in the South Pacific, southern hemisphere. It spans 1600 km from north to south and is approximately 2250km east of Australia. It is not a part of Australia!
It is made up of the North Island, the South Island, Stewart Island and various small surrounding islands. The National plant of New Zealand is the Pohutukawa and the National bird is the Kiwi.
Oceania, islands in the South Pacific Ocean, southeast of Australia. New Zealand’s stunningly awesome landscapes, lush forests and vegetation, uniquely amazing wildlife and pleasant climate make it a paradise for many outdoor activities and a haven for nature lovers, or just a great place to unwind. New Zealand society is diverse, sophisticated, and multicultural. The honesty, friendliness, and openness of Kiwis will impress you and the great advantage of New Zealand is that all of its diverse physical, cultural, and artistic landscapes are so close to each other!
New Zealand has a population of approx. 4 million people on an area of 268,680 sq km with a coastline of 15,134 km.
For more detailed information on New Zealand please click on: https://www.cia.gov/cia/publications/factbook/geos/nz.html