Where is New Caledonia?

New Caledonia, is a special collectivity of France, located in the southwest Pacific Ocean. It's lies inthe south of Vanuatu, east of Australia and 17,000 km (11,000 mi) from Metropolitan France.

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Location Map of New Caledonia

Where is New Caledonia
About Map: Map showing location of New Caledonia in the Oceania Continent.

Where is New Caledonia Located?

The given New Caledonia location map shows that New Caledonia is located in the South-west Pacific Ocean.

New Caledonia map also shows that it is part of Melanesia. New Caledonia is a group of several islands, among them, the larger one are Grande Terre, the Loyalty Islands etc. Noumea is the capital city and the largest city of the region.
The political system of New Caledonia is a Sui generis collectivity of France. However, to govern the region, a Territorial Congress (Congress of New Caledonia) has been established, and as per the agreement, the local government has been increasingly empowered via the gradual implementation of devolution of powers from France.

The economy of New Caledonian is largely depends upon the nickel mining and tourism. However, majority of tourists come from France, New Zealand, Australia, Japan and South Korea.

Places to see in New Caledonia:

Tjibaou Cultural CenterAmédée LighthouseÎlot MaîtreAquarium des Lagons Nouvelle
Coconut Palm SquareBlue River National ParkKanumera BayAmédée Islet
île aux CanardsPlage de la Baie des CitronsOro BayZoo Forestier Michel Corbasson
Poe BeachLuengoni BayHeart of VohMouli Island
Jinek BayChateau RoyalKuto BayIlot Brosse
TigaÎlot SignalTenia IsletF.O.L & Maritime Museum of New Caledonia

Facts about New Caledonia:

Official NameNouvelle Caeedonie
LocationThe south-west Pacific Ocean, Oceania
Sovereign stateFrance
New Caledonia Coordinates20.9043° S, 165.6180° E
ContinentOceania
Annexed by France1853
Overseas territory1946
Nouméa Accord5 May 1998
New Caledonia Capital CityNoumea
New Caledonia Official LanguagesEnglish, Tok Pisin, & Motu
GovernmentOverseas Territory of France
LegislatureCongress of New Caledonia
Area of New Caledonia18,576 km2 (7,172 sq mi)
New Caledonia Population (2019)271,407(184th)
Ethnic GroupsMelanesian 42.5%, European 37.1%, Wallisian 8.4%, Polynesian 3.8%, Indonesian 3.6%, Vietnamese 1.6%, Others 3%.
ReligionRoman Catholic 60%, Protestant 30%, Others 10%
New Caledonia CurrencyFrankly Cfp or Xpf, Euro (Eur)
New Caledonia Time ZoneUTC+11:00
New Caledonia ISO CodeNC
New Caledonia Calling Code+687
Internet TLD.pg