Land of Few
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Image of sheep near the New Zealand coast. Image is in the public domain.
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New Zealand, one of the most beautiful countries in the world, is home to almost five million people. That may sound like a lot. But it's actually not compared to other countries with the same amount of land.

New Zealand has few people. But it does have many sheep—just over 30 million of them. That means there are about 7 sheep for every 1 person. With so many sheep around, it's not surprising that wool is one of New Zealand's biggest exports.

New Zealand. (n.d.). In Wikipedia. Retrieved November 17, 2015, from https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/New_Zealand

 

Sheep Farming in New Zealand. (n.d.). In Wikipedia. Retrieved November 17, 2015, from https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Sheep_farming_in_New_Zealand

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