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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

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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

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Murzzuschlag
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Castle Riegersburg
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On a steep basaltic rock high above the Grazbach stream stands Schloss Riegersburg, a mighty medieval fortress, once Styria’s most easterly outpost against raiders from Hungary, and then Turkey, and, more recently, a German stronghold during Worl ...

Valdres and Fagernes
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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 ...

Lindesnes
Country: Norway

Lindesnes was created as a new municipality on the first of January in the year 1964. It has a long coastline in the south and the lighthouse of Lindesnes stands at the southernmost point of Norway’s mainland.  The oldest form of the na ...

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