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Christchurch, New Zealand

Latitude and longitude coordinates are: -43.525650, 172.639847.

Christchurch is one of the largest cities and an important port located in the central part of New Zealand, the Southern Hemisphere. The city is one of the largest in the South Island. It is situated right on the shores of the South Pacific Ocean. The total area of Christchurch city is slightly exceeding 550 thousand square miles and the city is the capital of the region of Canterbury. Christchurch is bordered by Pegasus Bay in the north and by the River of Waimakariri in the northern part of the municipal area. The distance from Christchurch to the large cities of the country is the following: Wellington is situated about 25 miles northeast of the city, Auckland is located about 660 miles northeast of the city, and Dunedin can be found about 225 miles south of Christchurch. The northernmost settlement of the country, Cape Reinga, is situated about 930 miles away from the city.

The city's elevation is estimated to be 70 feet and the area where Christchurch is located is slightly hilly and very green. The southern neighborhoods of the municipal area of the city are located much higher as there is a small elevated area of low mountains that can be found there. The city is surrounded by large towns like Kaiapoi, West Melton, Rolleston, Pebbleton, Springston, Lincoln, Tai Tapu, Governors Bay, Charteris Bay, Lyttelton, and a few others. The main neighborhoods within the municipal area include the districts like Belfast, Redwood, Bishopdale, Avonhead, Hey Hey, Hornby, Wigram, Riccarton and Upper Riccarton, Halswell, Spreydon, Addington, Sydenham, Woolston, New Brighton, Arauni, and many more. The very central part of the city includes mainly the downtown area and the large natural park, Christchurch Botanic Gardens, located in the western part of the city center.

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Christchurch, New Zealand Lat Long Coordinates Info

The latitude of Christchurch, New Zealand is -43.525650, and the longitude is 172.639847. Christchurch, New Zealand is located at New Zealand country in the Cities place category with the gps coordinates of 43° 31' 32.3400'' S and 172° 38' 23.4492'' E.

Christchurch, New Zealand Geographic Information
CountryNew Zealand
DMS Lat43° 31' 32.3400'' S
DMS Long172° 38' 23.4492'' E
UTM Easting632,517.16
UTM Northing5,179,503.80
Country CodeNZ
Zoom Level10

Coordinates of Christchurch, New Zealand is given above in both decimal degrees and DMS (degrees, minutes and seconds) format. The country code given is in the ISO2 format.

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