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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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Bad Blumau
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In eastern Styria, in an area that has long been famed for its crystal-clear mineral waters, is a spa resort that is certainly worth a detour or even a few days’ visit. The entire resort of Bad Blumau was designed by the painter and architect Fri ...

Braunau am Inn
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Braunau is a substantial border town on the Inn River and one of the prettiest spots in the entire region. It was built by the Dukes of Lower Bavaria, who ruled it for a long time. Originally intended as a bridgehead in their battles with the East, ...

Tusenfryd
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Tusenfryd stands for Thousand Joys. It is also a common daisy. Tusenfryd is the largest amusement park in Norway. It is located about 20 miles south of Oslo. From the years 1950 through 1985, the area that the park is now in belonged to a zoo. The ...

Dovrefjell
Country: Norway

Dovrefjell is the mountain plateau that marks the divide between the northern part of Norway and the southern part of Norway.  During the year 1814, the plateau was used as a way to show the unity of the nation when the men of Eidsvoll sang th ...

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