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New Caledonia Travel Guide

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Quick Facts
Capital Nouméa
Government NA
Currency Comptoirs Francais du Pacifique francs (XPF): per US dollar - 96.04 (2004), 105.66 (2003), 126.71 (2002), 133.26 (2001), 129.43 (2000)
Area total: 19,060 km2
water: 485 km2
land: 18,575 km2
Population 216,494 (July 2006 est.)
Language French (official), 33 Melanesian-Polynesian dialects
Religion Roman Catholic 60%, Protestant 30%, other 10%

New Caledonia (French:Nouvelle-Caledonie) is a dependent overseas territory of France lying in the western Pacific Ocean, in the Coral Sea, to the east of Australia and west of Vanuatu. The territory consists of the main island of Grand Terre, the archipelago of the Loyalty Islands (Iles Loyaute), and numerous small, sparsely populated islands and atolls.

New Caledonia offers beaches, mountaintop fondue in chalets, camping, amazing snorkeling and diving, and fabulous French food.


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