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Wellington

Wellington - description of the city:

Wellington is the capital of New Zealand, located on the North Island. It was founded in 1840, and became the capital since 1865. Wellington is home to 331 thousand inhabitants. Port capacity is about 15 million tons a year. There is an international airport. Main industries include machine building, metallurgy, wood, paper, light and food industries. There are the University, the Royal Society of New Zealand, the New Zealand Academy of Fine Arts, the National Gallery of Art, the Carter Observatory, and the National Museum in Wellington. To the north of Wellington, on the Kapiti Island a famous bird sanctuary is situated.

Country New Zealand
International title Wellington
Population 381,900 people
Timezone Pacific/Auckland
State Wellington
Geographic coordinates Latitude: -41.28664 x Longitude: 174.77557

Photo Galery Wellington

Sightseeing in Wellington
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History and present of Wellington
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Amazing Wellington
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Famous places of Wellington
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One day in Wellington
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Photos of Wellington
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The main attractions of Wellington
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Places to see in Wellington
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Walks across Wellington
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Famous Landmarks of Wellington
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The beauty of Wellington
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Acquaintance to Wellington
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Places to visit in Wellington

  • Museum of New Zealand Te Papa Tongarewa
  • City Gallery Wellington
  • Museum of Wellington City & Sea
  • New Zealand Parliament Buildings
  • Carter Observatory
  • Matiu / Somes Island
  • Wellington Zoo
  • St. James Theatre, Wellington
  • National War Memorial (New Zealand)
  • Wellington cenotaph

Famous Places

Kunstlerhaus
Country: Austria

Commissioned by the Vienna Artists’ Society as an exhibition hall for its members, the Kunstlerhaus (Artists’ House) was built in 1868. The society favoured grandiose, academic styles of painting in tune with the historicist Ringstrasse archite ...

Waldviertel Tour
Country: Austria

Much of the popularity of the idyllically situated town of Durnstein is due to the adventures of the English King, Richard the Lionheart. On the Third Crusade, undertaken with the French King Philip August and the Austrian Margrave Leopold V, Richa ...

Piber
Country: Austria

Piber houses the stud farm for the Spanish Riding School horses. When the town of Lipizza was incorporated into Slovenia after World War I, it was in a former castle in Piber, a small Styrian village, that the famous Lippizaner horses found a new h ...

Theatercafeen
Country: Norway

Theatercafeen is a hotel that opened up in December in the year 1900. In the year 1949, the decision was made to rebuild the hotel in a more modern way. The owner at the time, Ellen Brochmann, was not pleased with how the building was remodeled and ...

Valdres and Fagernes
Country: Norway

In Valdres, the largest community is North Aurdal. This area attracts a large amount of visitors throughout the year. Approximately 150 years ago, North Aurdal was just a simple farming community. However, this all changed when the railway arrived ...

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