West Coast

The West Coast is a region of the western of that's long and relatively narrow, squeezed between the Southern Alps and the Tasman Sea.
Photo: Alan Liefting, Public domain.

Popular Destinations

is the main town of the Buller District, in the northern part of the West Coast of the of . Photo: Mattinbgn, CC BY 3.0.

is the largest town in the West Coast region in the of New Zealand, and the seat of the Grey District Council. Photo: AlasdairW, CC BY-SA 3.0.

Westland Tai Poutini National Park is part of a UNESCO World Heritage Site known as Te Wahipounamu in South West . Photo: docnz, CC BY 2.0.

village is in "Glacier Country" on the West Coast of South Island. Photo: Steve & Jem Copley, CC BY-SA 2.0.

Destinations

, gateway to the South Westland World Heritage National Park, is on the West Coast of . Photo: Wikimedia, CC BY-SA 2.0.

lies in the of 's , in the headwaters of Lake Wanaka. Photo: Wikimedia, CC0.

is a glacial area in Westland. It lies at the foot of the western slopes of Mount Cook and is in the middle of the West Coast of the of . Photo: Tiimta, CC BY-SA 3.0.

is a small collection of communities, Junction, township and Beach, on the West Coast of . Photo: Thilver, CC BY-SA 4.0.

is on the West Coast of and has the Department of Conservation Centre for the surrounding Paparoa National Park. Photo: Tiimta, CC BY-SA 3.0.

is the first small town south of Westport on State Highway 6, in the northern part of the West Coast of the of . Photo: Greg Schechter, CC BY 2.0.

is a small inland town beside the Inangahua River in the West Coast region of . Photo: Mattinbgn, CC BY 3.0.

is a small town near the northern end of the West Coast region of the of . Photo: Wikimedia, CC BY 3.0.

is the first small town north of Westport on State Highway 67, in the northern part of the West Coast of the of . Photo: National Library NZ on The Commons, No restrictions.

is a small town located in the on the West Coast of New Zealand's , 27 kilometres south-west of and 46 kilometres north-east of by road. Photo: Phillip Capper, CC BY 2.0.

is in Westland, New Zealand. It lies at the foot of the western slopes of the Southern Alps, on a glacial-formed landscape. Photo: Paora, CC BY-SA 4.0.

West Coast

Latitude of center
-42.4566° or 42° 27' 23.7" south
Longitude of center
171.2208° or 171° 13' 14.9" east
Population
30,000
Elevation
252 metres (827 feet)
Geo­Names ID
6612113

Also Known As

  • Arabic: إقليم الساحل الغربي
  • Aragonese: Rechión de West Coast
  • Basque: West Coast eskualdea
  • Bengali: ওয়েস্ট কোস্ট অঞ্চল
  • Bulgarian: Уест Коуст
  • Catalan: West Coast
  • Cebuano: West Coast
  • Chinese: West Coast Tōa-khu
  • Chinese: 西岸大区
  • Danish: West Coast Region
  • Dutch: West Coast
  • English: West Coast, New Zealand
  • English: West Coast Region
  • Esperanto: Okcidentmarborda Regiono
  • Finnish: West Coast
  • French: West Coast
  • Georgian: უესტ-კოსტის რეგიონი
  • German: West Coast
  • Greek: Δυτική Ακτή
  • Gujarati: પશ્ચિમ કોસ્ટ પ્રદેશ
  • Hebrew: החוף המערבי
  • Hindi: वेस्ट कोस्ट क्षेत्र
  • Indonesian: West Coast, Selandia Baru
  • Italian: West Coast
  • Japanese: ウェスト・コースト地方
  • Kannada: ಪಶ್ಚಿಮ ಕರಾವಳಿ ಪ್ರದೇಶ
  • Korean: 웨스트코스트 지방
  • Latvian: Vestkostas reģions
  • Lithuanian: Vakarinės pakrantės regionas
  • Macedonian: Западно Крајбрежје
  • Malay: Wilayah Pantai Barat
  • Maori: Te Tai-poutini
  • Marathi: पश्चिम कोस्ट प्रदेश
  • Min Nan Chinese: West Coast Tōa-khu
  • Moroccan Arabic: جيهة الساحل لغربي
  • Norwegian: West Coast
  • Norwegian Bokmål: West Coast
  • Norwegian Nynorsk: West Coast på New Zealand
  • Persian: وست کوست، نیوزیلند
  • Polish: West Coast
  • Portuguese: Costa Oeste
  • Russian: Уэст-Кост
  • Scottish Gaelic: West Coast Region
  • Serbo-Croatian: West Coast
  • Sinhala: වෙස්ට් කෝස්ට් කලාපය
  • Spanish: Región de West Coast
  • Spanish: West Coast
  • Swedish: West Coast, Nya Zeeland
  • Swedish: West Coast
  • Tamil: மேற்கு கோஸ்ட் பகுதி
  • Telugu: పశ్చిమ తీర ప్రాంతం
  • Thai: เวส คอส
  • Turkish: Batı Sahili Bölgesi
  • Turkish: West Coast
  • Ukrainian: Вест-Кост
  • Ukrainian: Уест-Кост
  • Urdu: مغربی ساحل، نیوزی لینڈ
  • Urdu: ویسٹ کوسٹ، نیوزی لینڈ
  • Urdu: ویسٹ کوسٹ ریجن
  • Vietnamese: Khu vực West Coast

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