Nelson is the second oldest settled city in and the oldest in the . It is in a region often known as or the "Top of the South" and is actually slightly north of the capital city of in the .
Photo: Dilaudid, CC BY-SA 3.0.

Notable Places in the Area

is a sports ground located beside the Central Business District of Nelson, in New Zealand's . Photo: Lazioman, CC BY-SA 3.0.

The , Pupuri Taonga O Te Tai Ao is a regional museum in the city of Nelson, . Photo: Mike Dickison, CC0.

Boulder Bank Lighthouse is a decommissioned 19th century located near the end of the Boulder Bank. Photo: dws~11, CC BY-SA 2.0.

Photo: Schwede66, CC BY-SA 3.0.

Localities in the Area

is one of the suburbs of Nelson, New Zealand.

, as its name suggests, is the main port area of Nelson, New Zealand.

is an inner suburb of Nelson, New Zealand.


-41.2711° or 41° 16' 15.9" south
173.2837° or 173° 17' 1.2" east
Open Location Code
IATA airport code
11 metres (36 feet)
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node 53190047
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Also Known As

  • Afrikaans: Nelson, Nieu-Seeland
  • Afrikaans: Nelson
  • Arabic: نيلسون
  • Aragonese: Nelson
  • Armenian: Նելսոն
  • Basque: Nelson (Zeelanda Berria)
  • Basque: Nelson
  • Basque: Nelson eskualdea
  • Belarusian: Нельсан, Новая Зеландыя
  • Belarusian: Нельсан
  • Bengali: নেলসন
  • Bhojpuri: नेल्सन
  • Bulgarian: Нелсън
  • Catalan: Nelson, Nova Zelanda
  • Catalan: Nelson
  • Catalan: Regió de Nelson
  • Cebuano: Nelson (kapital sa rehiyon)
  • Cebuano: Nelson
  • Chinese: 奶路臣
  • Chinese: 尼尔逊
  • Chinese: 尼爾森
  • Chinese: 尼爾遜
  • Czech: Nelson
  • Danish: Nelson
  • Dutch: Nelson
  • Egyptian Arabic: مدينه نيلسون
  • Egyptian Arabic: نيلسون
  • English: Nelson, New Zealand
  • English: Nelson City
  • Esperanto: Nelson
  • Finnish: Nelson
  • French: District de Nelson
  • French: Nelson
  • French: Nelson District
  • Galician: Nelson, Nova Zelandia
  • Georgian: ნელსონი
  • German: NZ-NSN
  • German: Nelson
  • Greek: Νέλσον
  • Gujarati: નેલ્સન
  • Hebrew: נלסון
  • Hindi: Whakatū
  • Hindi: नेल्सन
  • Hungarian: Nelson
  • Indonesian: Nelson, Selandia Baru
  • Irish: Nelson, An Nua-Shéalainn
  • Italian: Nelson
  • Japanese: ネルソン
  • Kalaallisut: Nelson
  • Kannada: ನೆಲ್ಸನ್
  • Korean: 넬슨
  • Latvian: Nelsona
  • Lithuanian: Nelsonas
  • Macedonian: Нелсон
  • Malay: Nelson, New Zealand
  • Malay: Nelson
  • Malayalam: നെൽസൺ, ന്യൂസിലൻഡ്
  • Malayalam: നെൽസൺ
  • Maori: Nelson
  • Maori: Whakatū
  • Marathi: नेल्सन, न्यू झीलँड
  • Marathi: नेल्सन
  • Mongolian: Нелсон, Шинэ Зеланд
  • Mongolian: Нелсон
  • Moroccan Arabic: نيلصون
  • Norwegian: Nelson
  • Norwegian Bokmål: Nelson
  • Norwegian Nynorsk: Nelson på New Zealand
  • Persian: نلسون، نیوزلند
  • Polish: Nelson
  • Portuguese: Nelson
  • Romanian: Nelson
  • Russian: Нельсон
  • Scots: Nelson, New Zealand
  • Scots: Nelson
  • Scottish Gaelic: Nelson, Sealainn Nuadh
  • Scottish Gaelic: Nelson Region
  • Serbian: Nelson
  • Serbian: Нелсон
  • Serbo-Croatian: Nelson, Novi Zeland
  • Serbo-Croatian: Nelson
  • Silesian: Nelson
  • Sinhala: නෙල්සන්
  • Slovak: Nelson
  • Slovenian: Nelson, Nova Zelandija
  • Spanish: Nelson
  • Spanish: Nelson City
  • Spanish: Whakatū
  • Swahili: Nelson, New Zealand
  • Swedish: Nelson, Nya Zeeland
  • Swedish: Nelson
  • Tamil: நெல்சன், நியூசிலாந்து
  • Tamil: நெல்சன்
  • Telugu: నెల్సన్
  • Thai: เนลสัน
  • Turkish: Nelson, Yeni Zelanda
  • Turkish: Nelson
  • Ukrainian: Нельсон
  • Urdu: نیلسن، نیوزی لینڈ
  • Vietnamese: Nelson
  • Volapük: Nelson (Nula-Seleäns)
  • Volapük: Nelson
  • Welsh: Nelson
  • Wu Chinese: 尼尔逊
  • Yue Chinese: 奶路臣 (紐西蘭)
  • Whakatu
  • नेल्सन, न्यूज़ीलैण्ड
  • नेल्सन, न्यूजीलैंड

Other Places Named Nelson

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  • Village in Wales, United Kingdom
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