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Lincoln, New Zealand

Coordinates: 43°39′S 172°29′E / 43.650°S 172.483°E / -43.650; 172.483
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Lincoln
Looking southwest across Lincoln from the air, December 2005
Looking southwest across Lincoln from the air, December 2005
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Location of Lincoln
Coordinates: 43°39′S 172°29′E / 43.650°S 172.483°E / -43.650; 172.483
CountryNew Zealand
IslandSouth Island
RegionCanterbury
Territorial authoritySelwyn District
WardSprings
Electorates
Government
 • Territorial authoritySelwyn District Council
 • Regional councilEnvironment Canterbury
 • Mayor of SelwynSam Broughton
 • Selwyn MPNicola Grigg
 • Te Tai Tonga MPTākuta Ferris
Area
 • Total9.90 km2 (3.82 sq mi)
Elevation
10 m (30 ft)
Population
 (June 2022)[1]
 • Total9,180
 • Density930/km2 (2,400/sq mi)
Time zoneUTC+12 (NZST)
 • Summer (DST)UTC+13 (NZDT)
Postcode
7608
Local iwiNgāi Tahu

Lincoln is a town in the Selwyn District of the South Island. It is 22 kilometers south of Christchurch, is west of the Banks Peninsula and is the second largest place after Rolleston. It has three schools, two primary, one high school and a has research university.

References

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  1. "Subnational population estimates (RC, SA2), by age and sex, at 30 June 1996-2022 (2022 boundaries)". Statistics New Zealand. Retrieved 25 October 2022. (regional councils); "Subnational population estimates (TA, SA2), by age and sex, at 30 June 1996-2022 (2022 boundaries)". Statistics New Zealand. Retrieved 25 October 2022. (territorial authorities); "Subnational population estimates (urban rural), by age and sex, at 30 June 1996-2022 (2022 boundaries)". Statistics New Zealand. Retrieved 25 October 2022. (urban areas)