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North Island

Archipelagos, islands and atolls

The North Island is one of the two main islands of New Zealand, separated from the larger but much less populous South Island by Cook Strait. The island's area is 113,729 square kilometres (43,911 sq mi), making it the world's 14th-largest island. It has a population of 3,677,200.


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  • Māori mythology 

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  • Major geographic features