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.
Location Map of New Caledonia
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 Center||Amédée Lighthouse||Îlot Maître||Aquarium des Lagons Nouvelle|
|Coconut Palm Square||Blue River National Park||Kanumera Bay||Amédée Islet|
|île aux Canards||Plage de la Baie des Citrons||Oro Bay||Zoo Forestier Michel Corbasson|
|Poe Beach||Luengoni Bay||Heart of Voh||Mouli Island|
|Jinek Bay||Chateau Royal||Kuto Bay||Ilot Brosse|
|Tiga||Îlot Signal||Tenia Islet||F.O.L & Maritime Museum of New Caledonia|
Facts about New Caledonia:
|Official Name||Nouvelle Caeedonie|
|Location||The south-west Pacific Ocean, Oceania|
|New Caledonia Coordinates||20.9043° S, 165.6180° E|
|Annexed by France||1853|
|Nouméa Accord||5 May 1998|
|New Caledonia Capital City||Noumea|
|New Caledonia Official Languages||English, Tok Pisin, & Motu|
|Government||Overseas Territory of France|
|Legislature||Congress of New Caledonia|
|Area of New Caledonia||18,576 km2 (7,172 sq mi)|
|New Caledonia Population (2019)||271,407(184th)|
|Ethnic Groups||Melanesian 42.5%, European 37.1%, Wallisian 8.4%, Polynesian 3.8%, Indonesian 3.6%, Vietnamese 1.6%, Others 3%.|
|Religion||Roman Catholic 60%, Protestant 30%, Others 10%|
|New Caledonia Currency||Frankly Cfp or Xpf, Euro (Eur)|
|New Caledonia Time Zone||UTC+11:00|
|New Caledonia ISO Code||NC|
|New Caledonia Calling Code||+687|