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New Zealand is a country located in the southwestern region of the Pacific Ocean. New Zealand's territory principally consists of two large islands, known as North Island, and South Island, but also includes many smaller islands too. Additionally, the Cook Islands and Niue are self governing nations in free assocation with New Zealand, and Tokelau is a non self governing territory, which is administered by New Zealand but moving towards free assocation status. Finally, New Zealand also claims a region of the Antartic known as the Ross Dependency, although, like other country's Antarctic territorial claims, New Zealand's claim is currently held in abeyance and is in any case only recognized by some countries.
As of the 2006 census, New Zealand had an estimated population of 4,143,279. The country's largest city is Auckland, which, including its surrounding metropolitan area, is home to about 1.3 million people. The capital of New Zealand is Wellington, and other important cities include Christchurch, Dunedin, Hamilton and Tauranga.
New Zealand has a modern developed economy which is heavily dependent on international trade. Historically, much of New Zealand's economy was based on the export of primary produces to the United Kingdom, but this changed after Britain joined the European Economic Community (forerunner of the European Union) in 1973, and today New Zealand's top four trading partners are Australia, the United States, China, and Japan, with Britain lying only in 5th place.
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