Canterbury

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. Photo: koennz, CC BY 2.0.

is a small city on the South Island of , on the east coast at Caroline Bay. Photo: Heather Rainbow, CC0.

Aoraki/Mount Cook National Park is dominated by 's two highest mountains, Aoraki/Mount Cook and Mount Tasman. Photo: Petero9, CC BY-SA 3.0.

is the seaport satellite town of in , lying just over the Port Hills from Christchurch. Photo: ויקיג'אנקי, CC BY-SA 4.0.

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is a subregion of Canterbury in the of . Photo: memorius, CC BY-SA 2.0.

is the heart of the Canterbury Plains in New Zealand's . Photo: Wikimedia, CC0.

The is a subregion of Canterbury, in the of . Photo: Shaundd, CC BY-SA 3.0.

is the northern part of the Canterbury region on the of . Photo: Wikimedia, CC0.

Canterbury

Latitude of center
-43.5° or 43° 30' south
Longitude of center
171.5° or 171° 30' east
Population
559,000
Elevation
1,567 metres (5,141 feet)
Geo­Names ID
2192628

Also Known As

  • Afrikaans: Canterbury streek
  • Arabic: كانتربيري
  • Aragonese: Rechión de Canterbury
  • Armenian: Քանթերբերիի շրջան
  • Basque: Canterbury eskualdea
  • Bengali: ক্যান্টাবেরি অঞ্চল
  • Bulgarian: Кентърбъри
  • Catalan: Canterbury
  • Chinese: 坎特伯雷
  • Chinese: 坎特伯雷区
  • Chinese: 坎特伯雷區
  • Czech: Canterbury
  • Danish: Canterbury
  • Dutch: Canterbury
  • English: Canterbury, New Zealand
  • English: Canterbury Region
  • Esperanto: Canterbury Region
  • Esperanto: Kanterburio
  • Estonian: Canterbury piirkond
  • Estonian: Canterbury ringkond
  • Estonian: Waitaha
  • Faroese: Canterbury
  • Finnish: Canterbury
  • French: Canterbury
  • French: région de Canterbury
  • Georgian: კენტერბერი
  • Georgian: კენტერბერის რეგიონი
  • German: Canterbury
  • German: NZ-CAN
  • Greek: Καντέρμπερι
  • Gujarati: કેન્ટરબરી પ્રદેશ
  • Hebrew: קנטרברי
  • Hindi: कैंटरबरी, न्यूजीलैंड
  • Hungarian: Canterbury régió
  • Icelandic: Canterbury
  • Indonesian: Canterbury
  • Italian: Canterbury
  • Japanese: カンタベリー
  • Japanese: カンタベリー地方
  • Japanese: カンタベリー平野
  • Kalaallisut: Canterbury
  • Kannada: ಕ್ಯಾಂಟರ್ಬರಿ ಪ್ರದೇಶ
  • Korean: 캔터버리 지방
  • Korean: 캔터베리
  • Korean: 캔터베리 지방
  • Latvian: Kenterberijas reģions
  • Lithuanian: Kanterburio regionas
  • Macedonian: Кантербери
  • Malay: Wilayah Canterbury
  • Maori: Takiwā o Waitaha
  • Maori: Waitaha
  • Marathi: कँटरबरी प्रदेश
  • Moroccan Arabic: جيهة كانطربوري
  • Norwegian: Canterbury
  • Norwegian Bokmål: Canterbury, New Zealand
  • Norwegian Bokmål: Canterbury
  • Norwegian Bokmål: South Canterbury
  • Norwegian Nynorsk: Canterbury på New Zealand
  • Persian: استان کانتربوری
  • Persian: ناحیهٔ کانتربوری
  • Persian: ناحیه کانتربوری
  • Persian: کنتربری، نیوزیلند
  • Polish: Canterbury
  • Portuguese: Canterbury
  • Russian: Кантербери
  • Russian: Кентербери
  • Scottish Gaelic: Canterbury Region
  • Serbo-Croatian: Canterbury
  • Sinhala: කැන්ටබරි කලාපය
  • Spanish: Canterbury
  • Spanish: Canterbury, Nueva Zelanda
  • Spanish: Canterbury Nueva Zelanda
  • Spanish: Región de Canterbury
  • Swedish: Canterbury, Nya Zeeland
  • Tajik: Кентербери
  • Tajik: Кентерберӣ
  • Tajik: ноҳияи Кентерберӣ
  • Tamil: கான்டெர்புரி ரீஜியன்
  • Telugu: సెంట్రర్బరీ ప్రాంతం
  • Thai: แคนเทอเบอรี่
  • Thai: แคว้นแคนเทอร์เบอรี
  • Turkish: Canterbury
  • Turkish: Canterbury Bölgesi
  • Ukrainian: Кентербері
  • Urdu: کینٹربری، نیوزی لینڈ
  • Vietnamese: Canterbury
  • Vietnamese: Vùng Canterbury
  • Canterbury, Selandia Baru
  • कैंटरबरी, न्यूज़ीलैण्ड

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