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West Coast, New Zealand

West Coast is one of 17 primary administrative regions in New Zealand with a population of approximately 30,000 people.

Facts and figures on West Coast at a glance

Region name: West Coast (West Coast)
Status: Primary administrative region
Population: 30,000 people
Country: New Zealand
Continent: Oceania

The regional headquarters of West Coast (West Coast) is located in the regional capital Greymouth (Greymouth) with a population of 9,419 people.

The distance as the crow flies from West Coast's regional capital Greymouth to New Zealand's capital Wellington (Wellington) is approximately 324 km (202 mi).

Facts and figures about West Coast
RegionPopulationRegional capitalPopulation
West Coast West Coast30,000 peopleGreymouth Greymouth9,419 people

Compare with other regions in New Zealand.

Map of West Coast

Map of West Coast

Information on West Coast

Information on West Coast
Region nameRegional capitalSubregionsCountryContinent
West Coast West CoastGreymouth Greymouth3New ZealandOceania

Time in West Coast

Time in West Coast
Current timeSummer time (DST)Standard timeCurrent timezone offsetTimezone
Tue, 25 Jan 2022 - 9:33amIn effect (+1 hour)Tue, 25 Jan 2022 - 8:33amGMT UTC +14.0Pacific/Auckland

Geographic coordinates of West Coast

Latitude & Longitude of West Coast
PositionLatitude (width)Longitude (length)
Show on map42°27'23.7"S (-42.4565800°)171°13'14.9"E (171.2208100°)

Subregions in West Coast

There are 3 administrative subregions in West Coast.
Subregions in West Coast
RegionNoPopulationRegional capitalCapital population
Buller District Buller District1.---
Grey District Grey District2.-Greymouth Greymouth9,419
Westland District Westland District3.---

External sources of information on West Coast

West Coast on Wikipedia