Wellington

Wellington is the capital and second largest urban area of . It is also the world's southernmost capital city. The Windy City is on the foreshore of Wellington Harbour and ringed by hills, providing the scenic home of many of New Zealand's national arts and cultural attractions.

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Wellington is that part of the urban area of Wellington in New Zealand that is administered by Wellington Council. Photo: Wikimedia, CC BY-SA 3.0.

is a city in the lower , near Wellington, in the region of the of . Photo: Deanpemberton, CC BY-SA 3.0.

is a city in the Wellington urban area in the southern of . Photo: AlasdairW, CC BY-SA 3.0.

is a city in the upper , near Wellington, in the region of the of . Photo: Wikimedia, CC0.

Notable Places in the Area

Museum
The is 's national museum, located in Wellington. Photo: Wikimedia, CC BY 3.0.

Stadium
Wellington Regional Stadium is a major sporting venue in Wellington, . Photo: Blackcat, CC BY-SA 4.0.

Tourist attraction
, formerly known as the Karori Wildlife Sanctuary, is a protected natural area in Wellington, New Zealand, the first urban completely fenced ecosanctuary, where the biodiversity of 225 ha of forest is being restored. Photo: Wikimedia, CC BY-SA 3.0.

Museum
is a museum on Queens Wharf in Wellington, New Zealand. Photo: Musuems Wellington, CC BY-SA 3.0.

Localities in the Area

Suburb
is a suburb of Wellington, the capital city of New Zealand. Photo: Archives New Zealand, CC BY 2.0.

Suburb
is an inner suburb of the metropolitan area of Wellington, , , 1.74 km dead south of . Photo: Pakoire, CC BY-SA 3.0.

Suburb
is a suburb of Wellington, the capital city of . Photo: National Library NZ on The Commons, Public domain.

Wellington

Latitude
-41.2888° or 41° 17' 19.7" south
Longitude
174.7772° or 174° 46' 38" east
Open Location Code
4VCPPQ6G+FV
Population
202,000
IATA airport code
WLG
United Nations Location Code
NZ WLG
Elevation
31 metres (102 feet)
Open­Street­Map ID
node 204648
Geo­Names ID
2179537
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Also Known As

  • Abkhazian: Wellington
  • Achinese: Wellington
  • Afrikaans: Wellington, Nieu-Seeland
  • Afrikaans: Wellington
  • Albanian: Uellington
  • Albanian: Wellington
  • Amharic: ዌሊንግተን
  • Arabic: Wellington
  • Arabic: ولينغتون
  • Arabic: ويلنغتون
  • Arabic: ويلينغتون
  • Armenian: Վելինգտոն
  • Asturian: Wellington
  • Azerbaijani: Vellinqton
  • Azerbaijani: Vellinqton şəhəri
  • Bashkir: Веллингтон
  • Basque: Wellington
  • Belarusian: Велінгтан
  • Belarusian: Вэлінгтан
  • Belarusian: Уэлінгтан
  • Bengali: ওয়েলিংটন
  • Bhojpuri: वेलिंग्टन
  • Bishnupriya: ৱেলিংটন
  • Bosnian: Velington
  • Bosnian: Wellington
  • Breton: Wellington
  • Bulgarian: Уелингтън
  • Burmese: ဝယ်လင်တန်မြို့
  • Catalan: Wellington
  • Cebuano: Wellington (ulohang dakbayan)
  • Cebuano: Wellington
  • Central Kurdish: ویلینگتۆن
  • Chechen: Веллингтон
  • Chinese: Wellington
  • Chinese: 威靈頓
  • Chinese: 威靈頓市
  • Chinese: 惠灵顿
  • Chinese: 惠靈頓
  • Chinese: 惠靈頓市
  • Chuvash: Веллингтон
  • Cornish: Wellington
  • Corsican: Wellington
  • Croatian: Wellington
  • Czech: Wellington
  • Danish: Wellington
  • Dimli (individual language): Wellington
  • Dutch: Wellington
  • Egyptian Arabic: ويلينجتون
  • English: Te Whanga-nui-a-Tara
  • English: Wellington, NZ
  • English: Wellington, New Zealand
  • English: Wellington metropolitan area
  • Esperanto: Velingtono
  • Esperanto: Wellington
  • Estonian: Wellington
  • Extremaduran: Wellington
  • Faroese: Wellington
  • Fiji Hindi: Wellington
  • Finnish: Wellington
  • French: District de Wellington
  • French: Wellington
  • French: Wellington City
  • French: Wellington District
  • Gagauz: Wellington
  • Galician: Wellington
  • Georgian: ველინგტონი
  • Georgian: უელინგტონი
  • German: Port Nick
  • German: WGN
  • German: Wellington
  • German: Windy Wellington
  • Greek: Ουέλινγκτον
  • Greek: Ουέλλιγκτον
  • Greek: Ουέλλινγκτον
  • Gujarati: વેલિંગ્ટન
  • Haitian: Welintòn
  • Hakka Chinese: Wellington
  • Hausa: Wellington
  • Hebrew: וולינגטון
  • Hebrew: ולינגטון
  • Hindi: वेलिंगटन
  • Hindi: वेलिंग्टन
  • Hindi: वेलिन्ग्टन
  • Hungarian: Wellington
  • Icelandic: Wellington
  • Ido: Wellington
  • Inari Sami: Wellington
  • Indonesian: Kota Wellington
  • Indonesian: Wellington
  • Interlingue: Wellington
  • Irish: Wellington
  • Italian: Wellington
  • Japanese: ウェリントン
  • Kabyle: Wellington
  • Kalaallisut: Wellington
  • Kannada: ವೆಲ್ಲಿಂಗ್ಟನ್
  • Kazakh: Веллингтон
  • Kazakh: Уэллингтон
  • Kirghiz: Веллингтон
  • Korean: 웰링턴
  • Korean: 웰링턴 시
  • Korean: 웰링톤
  • Kurdish: Wellington
  • Ladino: Wellington
  • Latin: Vellingtonia
  • Latin: Wellington
  • Latvian: Velingtona
  • Latvian: Wellington
  • Ligurian: Wellington
  • Lingua Franca Nova: Wellington
  • Lithuanian: Velingtonas
  • Lithuanian: Wellington
  • Livvi: Vellington
  • Lombard: Wellington
  • Macedonian: Te Whanga-nui-a-Tara
  • Macedonian: Ueligitone
  • Macedonian: Velingtonas
  • Macedonian: Velingtono
  • Macedonian: Vellingtonia
  • Macedonian: Vellinqton
  • Macedonian: Welintòn
  • Macedonian: Wellingatun
  • Macedonian: Wellington
  • Macedonian: Weolingtūn
  • Macedonian: Ουέλλινγκτον
  • Macedonian: Велингтон
  • Macedonian: Веллингтон
  • Macedonian: Веллінгтон
  • Macedonian: Вэлінгтан
  • Macedonian: Горад Велінгтан
  • Macedonian: Уелингтън
  • Macedonian: Վելինգտոն
  • Macedonian: ולינגטון
  • Macedonian: װעלינגטאן
  • Macedonian: ولینگتون
  • Macedonian: ويلينغتون
  • Macedonian: ویلنگٹن
  • Macedonian: ۋېللىنگتون
  • Macedonian: वेलिंगटन
  • Macedonian: वेलिंग्टन
  • Macedonian: ওয়েলিংটন
  • Macedonian: વેલિંગ્ટન
  • Macedonian: வெலிங்டன்
  • Macedonian: ವೆಲ್ಲಿಂಗ್ಟನ್
  • Macedonian: เวลลิงตัน
  • Macedonian: ཝེ་ལིང་ཐོན།
  • Macedonian: ဝယ်လင်တန်မြို့
  • Macedonian: ველინგტონი
  • Macedonian: ዌሊንግተን
  • Macedonian: ウェリントン
  • Macedonian: 威靈頓
  • Macedonian: 惠灵顿
  • Macedonian: 웰링턴
  • Maithili: वेलिङ्गटन
  • Malay: Wellington, New Zealand
  • Malay: Wellington
  • Malayalam: വെല്ലിംഗ്ടൺ
  • Maori: Poneke
  • Maori: Pōneke
  • Maori: Takiwā o Te Whanga-nui-a-Tara
  • Maori: Te Whanga-nui-a-Tara
  • Maori: Te Whanganui-a-Tara
  • Maori: Wellington
  • Maori: Whanga-nui-a-Tara
  • Maori: Whanganui-a-Tara
  • Maori: Whanganui-ā-Tara
  • Maori: Whanganui a Tara
  • Marathi: वेलिंग्टन
  • Min Dong Chinese: Hiê-lìng-dóng
  • Min Dong Chinese: Wellington
  • Min Nan Chinese: Wellington
  • Mingrelian: ველინგთონი
  • Mingrelian: ველინგტონი
  • Mongolian: Веллингтон
  • Moroccan Arabic: ويلينڭطون
  • Moroccan Arabic: ويلينݣطون
  • Nauru: Wellington
  • Nepali: वेलिंगटन
  • Nepali: वेलिङ्गटन
  • Newari: वेलिंगटन
  • Northern Frisian: Wellington
  • Northern Sami: Wellington
  • Norwegian: Wellington
  • Norwegian Bokmål: Wellington
  • Norwegian Nynorsk: Poneke
  • Norwegian Nynorsk: Te Whanganui-a-Tara
  • Norwegian Nynorsk: Wellington
  • Novial: Wellinton
  • Occitan (post 1500): Wellington
  • Old English (ca. 450-1100): Wellingatun
  • Old English (ca. 450-1100): Wellington
  • Old English (ca. 450-1100): Wellingtūn (landscipe) on Nīwum Sǣlande
  • Old English (ca. 450-1100): Weolingtūn
  • Old English (ca. 450-1100): Willungtūn
  • Ossetian: Веллингтон
  • Panjabi: ਵੈਲਿੰਗਟਨ
  • Persian: ولینگتن
  • Persian: ولینگتون
  • Piemontese: Wellington
  • Pitcairn-Norfolk: Welingtan
  • Polish: Welington
  • Polish: Wellington
  • Portuguese: Wellington
  • Pushto: ولینګتون
  • Quechua: Welintawn
  • Quechua: Wellington
  • Romanian: Wellington
  • Russian: Веллингтон
  • Russian: Уэллингтон
  • Samoan: Ueligitone
  • Santali: ᱳᱭᱮᱞᱤᱝᱴᱚᱱ
  • Sardinian: Wellington
  • Scots: Wellington, New Zealand
  • Scots: Wellington
  • Scottish Gaelic: Te Whanga-nui-a-Tara
  • Scottish Gaelic: Wellington, Sealainn Nuadh
  • Scottish Gaelic: Wellington
  • Serbian: Wellington
  • Serbian: Велингтон
  • Serbo-Croatian: Wellington
  • Shona: Wellington
  • Sicilian: Wellington
  • Sinhala: වෙලිංටන්
  • Sinhala: වෙලින්ටන්
  • Slovak: Wellington
  • Slovenian: Wellington
  • Somali: Wellington
  • Spanish: Wellington
  • Sundanese: Wellington
  • Swahili: Wellington
  • Swedish: Wellington
  • Swedish: Wellington på Nya Zeeland
  • Tagalog: Wellington
  • Tahitian: Whanga-nui-a-Tara
  • Tajik: Веллингтон
  • Tamil: வெலிங்டன், நியூசிலாந்து
  • Tamil: வெலிங்டன்
  • Tatar: Wellington
  • Tatar: Веллиңтон
  • Telugu: వెలింగ్టన్
  • Thai: Wellington
  • Thai: เวลลิงตัน
  • Tibetan: ཝེ་ལིང་ཐོན་
  • Tibetan: ཝེ་ལིང་ཐོན།
  • Turkish: Wellington
  • Turkmen: Wellington
  • Udmurt: Веллингтон
  • Uighur: ۋېللىنگتون
  • Ukrainian: Веллінгтон
  • Urdu: ویلنگٹن
  • Uzbek: Uellington
  • Uzbek: Vellington
  • Veps: Vellington
  • Vietnamese: Wellington
  • Volapük: Wellington
  • Waray (Philippines): Wellington
  • Welsh: Wellington
  • Western Frisian: Wellington
  • Western Panjabi: ویلنگٹن
  • Wu Chinese: 惠灵顿
  • Yakut: Уэллингтон
  • Yiddish: װעלינגטאָן
  • Yiddish: װעלינגטאן
  • Yoruba: Wellington
  • Yue Chinese: 威靈頓
  • Yue Chinese: 惠靈頓
  • Zeeuws: Wellington

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