Canterbury is a region on the east coast of the of . The Canterbury Plains stretch from the Conway River in the north, just south of , to the great Waitaki River in the south, just north of .

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is the largest city in the of , and the third most-populous urban area in the country.

is a lakeside resort village in the in the South Island of .

is a charming harbourside town on the eastern side of harbour, in southern in the Canterbury region of .


is the northern part of the Canterbury region on the of .


Other Names for Canterbury

  • Basque: Canterbury eskualdea
  • Bulgarian: Кентърбъри
  • Chinese: 坎特伯雷區
  • English: Canterbury Region
  • Esperanto: Kanterburio
  • Estonian: Canterbury ringkond
  • French: Canterbury
  • Georgian: კენტერბერის რეგიონი
  • German: Canterbury
  • Hebrew: קנטרברי
  • Italian: Canterbury
  • Japanese: カンタベリー地方
  • Korean: 캔터베리 지방
  • Macedonian: Кантербери
  • Malay (macrolanguage): Wilayah Canterbury
  • Maori: Waitaha
  • Norwegian Nynorsk: Canterbury på New Zealand
  • Persian: ناحیه کانتربوری
  • Portuguese: Canterbury
  • Russian: Кентербери
  • Spanish: Región de Canterbury
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