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Queenstown

New Zealand

Latitude Is: 45' 2'' S
Longitude Is: 168' 40'' W

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26 May 2017




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About Queenstown - New Zealand

Queenstown is a resort town in Otago in the south-west of New Zealand's South Island. It is built around an inlet called Queenstown Bay on Lake Wakatipu, a long thin Z-shaped lake formed by glacial processes, and has spectacular views of nearby mountains such as The Remarkables, Cecil Peak, Walter Peak and just above the town; Ben Lomond and Queenstown Hill. The Queenstown-Lakes District has a land area of 8,704.97 km² not counting its inland lakes Lake Hāwea, Lake Wakatipu, and Lake Wanaka. It has an estimated resident population of 30,200 Its neighbouring towns include Arrowtown, Wanaka, Alexandra, and Cromwell. The nearest cities are Dunedin and Invercargill. Queenstown is now known for its commerce-oriented tourism, especially adventure and ski tourism. It is popular with young international and New Zealand and Australian travellers alike. The town is the largest centre in Central Otago, and the second largest in Otago afterSee More