hangakoauauotamatea turipukakapikimaunga horonukupokaiwhen uakitanatahu
Taumatawhakatangihangakoauauotamateaturipukakapikimaungahoronukupokaiwhenuakitanatahu 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.
It has eighty-five letters in its name. It is one of the longest place names in the world.
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- This spelling is based on the sign located on the hill itself, two versions of which are shown in photographs shown in this article.
- "About name". taumatawhakatangihangakoauauotamateapokaiwhenuakitanatahu.com. 2010-08-14. Retrieved 2011-04-16.