Otago is a region of the of whose hilly country and sheltered valleys produce a variety of climates and some spectacular scenery. This article covers the coastal areas and Central Otago.

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is the seat of the Otago region and the second-largest city on the South Island of . Photo: Benchill, Public domain.

is a deep water fishing and cargo port for , one of the main ports for the South Island of , located in the Otago region. Photo: AlasdairW, CC BY-SA 3.0.

is a town in North Otago, , with beautiful Victorian buildings crafted from the fine, white local limestone, and colonies of penguins. Photo: AlasdairW, CC BY-SA 4.0.

is a town in the Central Otago district of the Otago region of New Zealand. Photo: Mattinbgn, CC BY 3.0.


, originally known as "The Junction", is a city in central Otago, . Photo: Mattinbgn, CC BY 3.0.

is a town in the of Otago, New Zealand. Photo: Bopsoid, CC BY-SA 3.0.

The little town of is north of Balclutha and about 50km south of in Otago, . Photo: Mattinbgn, CC BY 3.0.

is in Otago, , 25 km north of , 25 km south of Palmerston, and 350 km south of . Photo: GeocacheNZ, CC BY-SA 3.0.


Latitude of center
-45.2639° or 45° 15' 50.1" south
Longitude of center
169.535° or 169° 32' 6" east
516 metres (1693 feet)
Geo­Names ID

Also Known As

  • Arabic: أوتاغو
  • Aragonese: Otago
  • Armenian: Օտագոյի շրջան
  • Basque: Otago eskualdea
  • Bengali: ওটাগো অঞ্চল
  • Bulgarian: Отаго
  • Catalan: Otago
  • Catalan: Regió d'Otago
  • Catalan: Regió d’Otago
  • Cebuano: Otago
  • Chinese: 奥塔哥
  • Chinese: 奥塔哥地区
  • Chinese: 奥塔哥大区
  • Chinese: 奥塔戈
  • Chinese: 奧塔哥大區
  • Czech: Otago
  • Danish: Otago Region
  • Dutch: Otago
  • English: Otago Region
  • Esperanto: Otago
  • Finnish: Otago
  • French: Otago
  • French: South Otago
  • French: région d'Otago
  • Galician: Otago
  • Galician: Rexión de Otago
  • Georgian: ოტაგოს რეგიონი
  • German: NZ-OTA
  • German: Otago
  • Greek: Oτάγκο
  • Gujarati: ઑટાગો પ્રદેશ
  • Hebrew: אוטאגו
  • Hebrew: אוטגו
  • Hindi: ओटागो क्षेत्र
  • Hungarian: Otago régió
  • Indonesian: Wilayah Otago
  • Italian: Otago
  • Japanese: オタゴ
  • Japanese: オタゴ地方
  • Kannada: ಒಟಾಗೋ ಪ್ರದೇಶ
  • Korean: 오타고
  • Korean: 오타고 지방
  • Latvian: Otago reģions
  • Lithuanian: Otagas
  • Macedonian: Отаго
  • Malay: Wilayah Otago
  • Maori: Takiwā o Ō Tākou
  • Maori: Ōtākou
  • Marathi: ओटॅगो प्रदेश
  • Moroccan Arabic: جيهة أوطاݣو
  • Norwegian: Otago
  • Norwegian Bokmål: Otago
  • Norwegian Nynorsk: Otago
  • Persian: اوتاگو
  • Polish: Otago
  • Portuguese: Otago
  • Romanian: North Otago
  • Romanian: Otago
  • Russian: Отаго
  • Scottish Gaelic: Otago Region
  • Serbo-Croatian: Otago
  • Sinhala: ඔටාගෝ කලාපය
  • Spanish: Otago
  • Spanish: Región de Otago
  • Swedish: Otago
  • Tamil: ஒடாகோ
  • Tamil: ஒடாகோ பகுதி
  • Telugu: ఓటాగో ప్రాంతం
  • Thai: เขตโอทาโก
  • Turkish: Otago
  • Turkish: Otago Bölgesi
  • Ukrainian: Отаго
  • Urdu: اوٹاگو
  • Vietnamese: Khu vực Otago
  • Welsh: Otago

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