Waipa District facts for kids
|Wards||Te Awamutu, Cambridge, Pirongia, Maungatautari, Kakepuku|
|• Territorial||1,473.47 km2 (568.91 sq mi)|
|Population (June 2016)|
|• Density||35.02/km2 (90.70/sq mi)|
|Website||Waipa District Council|
The district's population at the June 2016 was 51,600, of whom approximately 35% lived in each of the main two towns. The district has a land area of 1,473.47 km² (568.91 sq mi). It has five wards: Te Awamutu, Cambridge, Pirongia, Maungatautari and Kakepuku.
The district is located due south of the city of Hamilton. The region's economy is based largely on dairy farming and cereal production. The southeastern corner of the district includes the hydroelectric project at Karapiro.
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