The country

(Stand: 2001)
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Name: New Zealand
271.00 km²
Languages: English and Maori
Capital: Wellington
Population: 3.825.700 inhabitants,
Population density: 14 inhabitants/km2,
population growth: 0,5% / year
Religions: 57,4% Christians,
5% Hindus/Buddhists,
15% others
22% without confession
Government type: parliamentary democracy
Independent member of the Commonwealth of Nations
Parties: ACT New Zealand, Alliance (a
coalition of the New Labor Party, Democratic Party,
New Zealand Liberal Party
and Mana Motuhake), Green Party
Head of State: Queen Elizabeth II of New Zealand, represented by Dame Silvia Cartwright
Prime Minister: The Right Honourable Helen Clark (since december 1999)