is located in Melanesia
part of Oceania
. It's total area is 18K km²
of it is forest area. As of 2022
it has a total population of 277K. 72.3%
lives in cities whereas 27.7%
lives in rural areas.
New Caledonia (; French: Nouvelle-Calédonie) is a sui generis collectivity of overseas France in the southwest Pacific Ocean, south of Vanuatu, about 1,210 km (750 mi) east of Australia, and 17,000 km (11,000 mi) from Metropolitan France. The archipelago, part of the Melanesia subregion, includes the main island of Grande Terre, the Loyalty Islands, the Chesterfield Islands, the Belep archipelago, the Isle of Pines, and a few remote islets. The Chesterfield Islands are in the Coral Sea. French people, especially locals, call Grande Terre "Le Caillou" ("the pebble").New Caledonia has a land area of 18,576 km2 (7,172 sq mi) divided into three provinces. The North and South Provinces are on the New Caledonian mainland, while the Loyalty Islands Province is a series of three islands off the east coast of mainland. New Caledonia's population of 271,407 (October 2019 census) is of diverse origins and varies by geography; in the North and Loyalty Islands Provinces, the indigenous Kanak people predominate, while the wealthy South Province contains significant populations of European (Caldoches and Metropolitan French), Kanak, and Polynesian (mostly Wallisian) origin, as well as smaller groups of Southeast Asian, Pied-Noir, and North African heritage. The capital of New Caledonia is Nouméa.
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French is the official language.
The official currency is CFP franc [1 USD = 110.106 XPF].
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In 2019, 474K tourists arrived to New Caledonia. In 2016, tourism has contributed to New Caledonia economy with a total of 248M $ income (%13.2).
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Averag yearly temperature is ☀️ 22 °C and hot. Current 3 months (December, January and February) average is ☀️ 25 °C and hot. Current season (winter) is ☀️ 25 °C and hot.
|Yearly average||22 °C ☀️|
|3 month average||25 °C ☀️|
|Spring average||23 °C ☀️|
|Summer average||20 °C ☀️|
|Fall average||22 °C ☀️|
|Winter average||25 °C ☀️|
About seasons: Remember that seasons in Southern Hemisphere are opposite of the Northern one. This means that in Argentina and Australia, winter begins in June. Currently season averages are rendered according Northern Hemisphere.
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