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Where is New Caledonia?

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Located in the continent of Oceania, New Caledonia covers 18,275 square kilometers of land and 300 square kilometers of water, making it the 157th largest nation in the world with a total area of 18,575 square kilometers.

New Caledonia is a dependant territory of France. The population of New Caledonia is 260,166 (2012) and the nation has a density of 14 people per square kilometer.

The currency of New Caledonia is the CFP Franc (XPF). As well, the people of New Caledonia are refered to as New Caledonian.

The dialing code for the country is 687 and the top level internet domain for New Caledonian sites is .nc.

New Caledonia does not share land borders with any countries.

To learn more, visit our detailed New Caledonia section.

Quick facts

Population 260,166
Density 14.2 / km2 ( 36.9 / mi2 )
Language French
Capital Noumea (South Province)
Currency CFP Franc
GDP 2,682,347,064 (2000 data)
GDP per Capita 10,310 (2000 data)
Land Area 18,275 km2 (7,056 mi2)
Water Area 300 km2 (116 mi2)
Minimum Longitude 158.200
Maximum Longitude 168.150
Mininum Latitude -22.750
Maximum Latitude -19.100

What is the capital of New Caledonia?

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Location of Noumea on a map.

Noumea is the capital city of New Caledonia. It has a population of 93,060, and is located on a latitue of -22.28 and longitude of 166.46.

Quick Facts About Noumea, the Capital Of New Caledonia

City Noumea
Country New Caledonia
Population 93,060
Longitude 166.45720000
Latitude -22.27631000
Elevation 11 meters over sea level

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This page was last updated on October 2, 2015.