Taumatafakatangihangakoahuahuotamateaturipukakapikimaung burialkupokaifenuakitanatahu - what is it and where is it

No, this is not a meaningless set of letters! And by the way, try to pronounce this word, it is much harder to do than to say a tongue twister. And by the way, Taumatafakatangihangakoahuotamateaturipukakapikimaunga burialkupokainufenuakitanatahu (Maori Taumatawhakatangihangakoauauauotamateaturipukakapikimaungahoronukupokaiwhenuakitanatahuate is just 30 meters high - Taumatawhakatangihangako, This name is often abbreviated to Taumata by the indigenous Maori people for ease of communication.

An approximate translation of this word is: "Top of the hill where Tamatea, a man with large knees who rolled, climbed and swallowed mountains, known as the eater of the earth, played his flute for his beloved." This toponym, containing 83 letters (in Russian transcription), is considered the world's longest single-word toponym.

There are several versions of the pronunciation of this name. For example, the Guinness Book of Records contains a 92-letter title (in English). There is also the name of this 105-letter hill Taumata-whakatangihanga-koauau-o-Tamatea-haumai-tawhiti-ure-haea-turi-pukaka-piki-maunga-horo-nuku-pokai-whenua-ki-tana-tahu

Locals claim that such a long name has always been used by the local Maori tribes. Despite this statement, the New Zealand Geographic Society settled on an abbreviated version of the name of the hill, consisting of only 57 letters.