New Caledonia

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Population Of New Caledonia

At the last census in 2014 New Caledonia had a population of 268,767. Of these, 17,436 live in the Loyalty Islands Province, 45,137 in the North Province, and 183,007 in the South Province. Population growth has slowed down since the 1990s, but remains strong with a yearly increase of 1.7% between 1996 and 2009.

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Nouméa the capital of New Caledonia

Nouméa (French pronunciation: [numeˈa]) is the capital city of the French special collectivity of New Caledonia.

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Overview of New Caledonia

New Caledonia has a special status of sui generis collectivity of France. It is located in the subregion of Melanesia in the southwest Pacific.