The Longest Place Name In The Word, At 85 Letters



April 24, 2024

  • The longest place name in the world is often cited as “Taumatawhakatangihangakoauauotamateaturipukakapiki-maungahoronukupokaiwhenuakitnatahu.”
  • This Maori place name is located in New Zealand and has 85 letters.
  • It is a hill in the Hawke’s Bay region of the North Island of New Zealand and is known for having one of the longest place names in the world.
  • The name is of Maori origin and has cultural significance within the Maori community. It is often abbreviated to “Taumata” for simplicity.