Taumatawhakatangihangakoauauotamateapokaiwhenuakitanatahu

From Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia
Jump to: navigation, search
Taumata is located in North Island
Taumata
The Taumata sign in 2006

Taumatawhakatangihangakoauauotamateaturipukakapikimaungahoronukupokaiwhenuakitanatahu (or Taumatawhakatangihangakoauauotamateapokaiwhenuakitanatahu) is the Maori name of a hill in New Zealand. The short form Taumata is used in everyday talk. The hill is 305 meters high.[1]

It has eighty-five letters in its name. It is one of the longest place names in the world.

References[change | change source]

  1. "About name". taumatawhakatangihangakoauauotamateapokaiwhenuakitanatahu.com. 2010-08-14. http://taumatawhakatangihangakoauauotamateapokaiwhenuakitanatahu.com/. Retrieved 2011-04-16.