Who wants to go to Taumatawhakatangihangakoauauotamateahaumaitawhitiurehaea- turipukakapikimaungahoronukupokaiwhenuakitanatahu???

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Yes, it’s a real place! With a whopping 105 letters, “Taumatawhakatangihangakoauauotamateahaumaitawhitiurehaea-turipukakapikimaungahoronukupokaiwhenuakitanatahu” is officially the longest place name in the world. It is the Māori name for a hill in southern Hawke’s Bay, New Zealand.

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