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New Zealand : Interesting Facts

New Zealand  is an island  country located in the  Pacific ocean.Here are some interesting facts about new Zealand.

  • The name New Zealand was given  by Thomas Cook  from  its earlier name  Nova Zeelandia  which was given to it by dutch cartographers after the dutch province of Zeeland.

Flag of New Zealand
  • It is one of the last major landmasses which was settled by humans.

  • The economy of New Zealand  is dominated by its exports of wool.

  • The capital city of  New Zealand is Wellington  while its most populous city is Auckland.

  • The bird Kivi which is flightless  is the national icon of New Zealand.

  • New Zealand is a country having constitutional monarchy with parliamentary democracy.

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