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New Zealand

Country Information

Following data from World Bank Databank and Wikipedia. Latest update 25 September 2012, 05:21 PM
Country Area (sq. km): 268,021
Agriland (sq. km): 114,900
Forest (sq. km): 82,690
Population: 4,430,400
Population 0-14: 20.49%
Population 15-64: 66.51%
Population over 64: 13.01%
Population growth (annual %): 1.20%

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Earthquakes

Relevant earthquakes during the last years (in terms of magnitude, depth and estimated population affected within 60km).

Storms

Storms information are collected from NASA-TRMM, NHC, JTWC, CPHC, IBTrACS-WMO.

No storms close to this country.

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Floods

Floods information have been extracted from the Dartmouth Flood Observatory.

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Volcanoes

Volcanoes information have been extracted from Smithsonian Institution - Global Volcanism Program.

The hazards calendar for New Zealand is not available. For more information please contact us.

The following maps have been collected from UNOSAT, WFP, ITHACA and ReliefWeb.

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Hazards statistics are based on EM-DATABASE.

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