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 in New Zealand that is administered by Wellington Council.

is a city in the lower , near , in the region of the of .

is a city in the urban area in the southern of .

is a city in the upper , near , in the region of the of .

Landmarks in the Area

Wellington Regional Stadium is a major sporting venue in , .

The Museum of New Zealand Te Papa Tongarewa is 's national museum, located in .

Zealandia, formerly known as the Karori Wildlife Sanctuary, is a protected natural area in , New Zealand, the first urban completely fenced ecosanctuary, where the biodiversity of 225 ha of forest is being restored.

The Basin Reserve is a cricket ground in , , used for Test, first-class and one-day cricket.

Wellington Museum is a museum on Queens Wharf in , New Zealand.

Localities in the Area

Brooklyn is a suburb of , the capital city of New Zealand.

Mount Cook is an inner suburb of the metropolitan area of , , , 1.74 km dead south of Wellington's Central Business District.

Mount Victoria is a prominent hill 196 metres high immediately to the east of central , .

Karori is a suburb located at the western edge of the urban area of , , 4 km from the city centre and is one of New Zealand's biggest suburbs having a population of over 14,000 at the time of the 2013 census.

Oriental Bay is a suburb of , the capital city of .


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