New Zealand
New Zealand


270,467 km


4.578 million

Known for


New Zealand is an island country in Oceania. New Zealand is known for rugby.


New Zealand's most popular sport is rugby; seriously New Zealand's most popular sport is not football. The New Zealand national rugby team is one of the powerhouses in any type of rugby.

Football has been less popular than rugby. The New Zealand national football team qualified for the 1982 and 2010 FIFA World Cups. They were eliminated in the group stage in both occasions. Many people predicted in 2010 to not have New Zealand win a point. The New Zealand women's national football team has qualified for the FIFA Women's World Cups and has not gotten a major win in a World Cup.


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