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The longest place name in the world

Did you know New Zealand boasts the longest place name in the world? Taumatawhakatangihangaoauauotameteaturipukakapikimaungahoronukupo-kaiwhenuakitanatahu is the longest place name in any English speaking country and translates to “the place where Tamatea, the man with the big knees, who slid, climbed and swallowed mountains, known as the land-eater, played his nose flute to his loved ones”.

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