New Caledonia

New Caledonia is a dependent overseas territory of lying in the western , in the Coral Sea, to the east of and west of .

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Noumea is the largest city in and capital of New Caledonia, lying on the main island of . Photo: Roman.b, FAL.

Grand Terre is the main island in New Caledonia. It is one of the largest islands in the Pacific. Photo: Wikimedia, CC0.

The Province is one of three administrative subdivisions of New Caledonia encompassing the Loyalty Island archipelago in the Pacific, which are located northeast of the New Caledonian mainland of . Photo: Wikimedia, CC0.

is a small town in New Caledonia on the island of . Photo: Torbenbrinker, CC BY-SA 3.0.

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The is an island in the Pacific Ocean, in the archipelago of New Caledonia, an overseas collectivity of . Photo: Bahnfrend, CC BY-SA 3.0.

are a French archipelago of New Caledonia located in the Coral Sea, 550 km northwest of , the main island of New Caledonia. Photo: NASA, Public domain.

New Caledonia

Latitude of center
-21.4° or 21° 24' south
Longitude of center
165.5° or 165° 30' east
Population
284,000
Elevation
87 metres (285 feet)
Capital
Noumea
Area
19,060 km² (7359 miles²)
Currency
Franc (XPF)
Phone code
687
Internet domain
.nc
Geo­Names ID
2139685

Also Known As

  • Achinese: Kaledonia Barô
  • Afar: Jan'a Kaledoniya
  • Afrikaans: Nieu-Caledonia
  • Afrikaans: Nieu-Caledonië
  • Afrikaans: Nieu-Kaledonië
  • Afrikaans: Nouvelle-Calédonie
  • Akan: Kaledonia Foforo
  • Albanian: Kaledonia e Re
  • Amharic: ኑቨል ካሌዶኒ
  • Amharic: ኒው ካሌዶኒያ
  • Arabic: Bag-o nga Caledonia
  • Arabic: كاليدونيا الجديدة
  • Arabic: كاليدونيا الجديده
  • Arabic: نيوكاليدونيا
  • Arabic: نيو كاليدونيا
  • Aragonese: Nueba Caledonia
  • Aragonese: Nueva Caledonia
  • Armenian: Նոր Կալեդոնիա
  • Arpitan: Novèla-Calèdonie
  • Asturian: Nueva Caledonia
  • Azerbaijani: Yeni Kaledoniya
  • Bambara: Kaledoni Koura
  • Bashkir: Яңы Каледония
  • Basque: Kaledonia Berri
  • Basque: Kaledonia Berria
  • Basque: Kanakia
  • Basque: Kanaky
  • Basque: Nouvelle-Calédonie
  • Belarusian: Новая Каледонія
  • Bengali: নতুন ক্যালিডোনিয়া
  • Bengali: নিউ ক্যালিডোনিয়া
  • Bengali: নিউ ক্যালেডোনিয়া
  • Bishnupriya: কালেডোনিয়া
  • Bosnian: Nova Kaledonija
  • Breton: Kaledonia-Nevez
  • Breton: Kaledonia Nevez
  • Breton: Kanaky
  • Bulgarian: Нова Каледония
  • Burmese: နယူး ကယ်လီဒိုနီးယား
  • Catalan: Nouvelle-Calédonie
  • Catalan: Nova Caledonia
  • Catalan: Nova Caledònia
  • Catalan: 🇳🇨
  • Cebuano: New Caledonia
  • Central Bikol: Nueva Kaledonya
  • Chechen: Керла Каледони
  • Chinese: New Caledonia
  • Chinese: 新克里多尼亞
  • Chinese: 新卡里多尼亞
  • Chinese: 新喀爾多尼亞
  • Chinese: 新喀里多尼亚
  • Chinese: 新喀里多尼亚岛
  • Chinese: 新喀里多尼亚群岛
  • Chinese: 新喀里多尼亞
  • Cornish: Kelesoni Nowydh
  • Cornish: Kelesoni Nowyth
  • Corsican: Nova Caledonia
  • Croatian: Collectivité sui generis
  • Croatian: Nouvelle-Calédonie
  • Croatian: Nova Kaledonija
  • Croatian: Nova Keledonija
  • Czech: Nová Kaledonie
  • Czech: 🇳🇨
  • Danish: Ny Caledonien
  • Danish: Ny Kaledonien
  • Dhivehi: ނިއު ކެލެޑޯނިއާ
  • Dimli (individual language): Kaledonya Newiye
  • Dimli (individual language): Kaledonyaya Newiye
  • Dutch: NC
  • Dutch: NCL
  • Dutch: Nieuw-Caledonie (gebiedsdeel)
  • Dutch: Nieuw-Caledonië
  • Egyptian Arabic: كاليدونيا الجديده
  • Egyptian Arabic: نيو كاليدونيا
  • English: FR-NC
  • English: NC
  • English: NCL
  • English: Nouvelle-Caledonie
  • English: Nouvelle-Calédonie
  • English: Territory of New Caledonia and Dependencies
  • English: 🇳🇨
  • Esperanto: NC
  • Esperanto: Nov-Kaledonio
  • Esperanto: Nova Kaledonio
  • Esperanto: Novkaledonio
  • Estonian: Uus-Kaledoonia
  • Estonian: Uus Kaledoonia
  • Ewe: New Kaledonia nutome
  • Faroese: Ný-Kaledonia
  • Faroese: Nýkaledónia
  • Fiji Hindi: New Caledonia
  • Finnish: Uusi-Kaledonia
  • Finnish: Uusi Kaledonia
  • French: 988
  • French: Kanaky
  • French: Nouvelle-Calédonie
  • French: Territoire des Nouvelle-Caledonie et Dépendances
  • French: Territoire des Nouvelle-Calédonie et Dépendances
  • Fulah: Nuwel Kaledonii
  • Gagauz: Eni Kaledoniya
  • Galician: Nova Caledonia
  • Ganda: Kaledonya mupya
  • Georgian: ახალი კალედონია
  • German: FR-PF
  • German: Kanaky
  • German: Neu-Kaledonien
  • German: Neu Caledonien
  • German: Neu Kaledonien
  • German: Neukaledonien
  • German: New Caledonia
  • German: Nouvelle-Calédonie
  • Greek: Νέα Καληδονία
  • Guianese Creole French: Nouvèl-Kalédonni
  • Gujarati: ન્યુ કેલેડોનિયા
  • Gujarati: ન્યુ સેલેડોનિયા
  • Haitian: Nouvèl Kaledoni
  • Hakka Chinese: Sîn Khak-lî-tô-nì-â
  • Hausa: Kaledoniya Sabuwa
  • Hausa: New Caledonia
  • Hebrew: ניו קלדוניה
  • Hebrew: קלדוניה החדשה
  • Hindi: नया कैलेडोनिया
  • Hindi: न्यू कैलेडोनिया
  • Hungarian: Kanaky
  • Hungarian: Le caillou
  • Hungarian: Nouvelle-Calédonie
  • Hungarian: Új-Kaledónia
  • Icelandic: Nýja-Kaledónía
  • Icelandic: Nýja Kaledónía
  • Ido: Nov-Kaledonia
  • Ido: Nova-Kaledonia
  • Iloko: Baro a Caledonia
  • Inari Sami: Uđđâ-Kaledonia
  • Indonesian: Kaledonia Baru
  • Indonesian: New Caledonia
  • Interlingua (International Auxiliary Language Association): Nove Caledonia
  • Irish: An Nua-Chaladóin
  • Italian: Kanaky
  • Italian: Nouvelle-Calédonie
  • Italian: Nuova-Caledonia
  • Italian: Nuova Caledonia
  • Japanese: ニューカレドニア
  • Japanese: ニューカレドニア島
  • Japanese: ヌーベルカレドニー
  • Japanese: ヌーヴェル=カレドニー
  • Japanese: ヌーヴェルカレドニー
  • Javanese: Kaledonia Anyar
  • Javanese: Kaledonia Baru
  • Javanese: Kalédonia Anyar
  • Kalaallisut: Nutaaq Caledonia
  • Kannada: ನ್ಯೂ ಕ್ಯಾಲಿಡೋನಿಯಾ
  • Kannada: ನ್ಯೂ ಕ್ಯಾಲೆಡೋನಿಯಾ
  • Kara-Kalpak: Jan'a Kaledoniya
  • Kazakh: Жаңа Каледония
  • Kikuyu: Nyukaledonia
  • Kinyarwanda: Nuveli Kalidoniya
  • Kirghiz: Жаңы Каледония
  • Korean: 누벨 칼레도니
  • Korean: 누벨칼레도니
  • Korean: 누벨칼레도니 섬
  • Korean: 뉴칼레도니아
  • Korean: 뉴 칼레도니아
  • Korean: 뉴칼레도니아 섬
  • Lao: Baro a Caledonia
  • Lao: ນິວຄາລິໂຄເນຍ
  • Latin: Nova Caledonia
  • Latvian: Jaunkaledonija
  • Latvian: Jaunkaledonijas Teritorija
  • Latvian: NCL
  • Ligurian: Neuva Caledonia
  • Limburgan: Nuuj-Caledonië
  • Lingala: Kaledoni ya sika
  • Lingua Franca Nova: Caledonia Nova
  • Lithuanian: Naujoji Kaledonija
  • Lithuanian: Naujoji Kalėdonija
  • Luba-Katanga: Kaledoni wa mumu
  • Luxembourgish: Neikaledonien
  • Luxembourgish: Nouvelle-Calédonie
  • Macedonian: Нова Каледонија
  • Malagasy: Nouvelle-Calédonie
  • Malay: New Caledonia
  • Malayalam: ന്യൂ കാലിഡോണിയ
  • Malayalam: പുതിയ കാലിഡോണിയ
  • Maltese: Kaledonja l-Ġdida
  • Maltese: New Caledonia
  • Maori: Niu Karetōnia
  • Marathi: न्यू कालेदोनिया
  • Marathi: न्यू कॅलिडोनिया
  • Marathi: न्यू कॅलेडोनिया
  • Min Dong Chinese: New Caledonia
  • Min Nan Chinese: Kanaky
  • Min Nan Chinese: Sin Caledonia
  • Min Nan Chinese: Sin Calédonie
  • Minangkabau: Kaledonia Baru
  • Mingrelian: ახალი კალედონია
  • Nepali: नयाँ कालेडोनिया
  • North Ndebele: New Caledonia
  • Northern Frisian: Neikaledoonien
  • Northern Sami: Ođđa-Kaledonia
  • Norwegian: Ny-Caledonia
  • Norwegian Bokmål: Kaledonier
  • Norwegian Bokmål: New Caledonia
  • Norwegian Bokmål: Nouvelle Caledonie
  • Norwegian Bokmål: Ny-Caledonia
  • Norwegian Bokmål: Ny-Kaledonia
  • Norwegian Bokmål: Ny Caledonia
  • Norwegian Nynorsk: New Caledonia
  • Norwegian Nynorsk: Nouvelle-Caledonie
  • Norwegian Nynorsk: Nouvelle-Calédonie
  • Norwegian Nynorsk: Nouvelle Caledonie
  • Norwegian Nynorsk: Nouvelle Calédonie
  • Norwegian Nynorsk: Ny-Caledonia
  • Norwegian Nynorsk: Ny-Calédonia
  • Norwegian Nynorsk: Ny-Kaledonia
  • Norwegian Nynorsk: Ny Caledonia
  • Norwegian Nynorsk: Ny Kaledonia
  • Norwegian Nynorsk: Nycaledonia
  • Norwegian Nynorsk: Nykaledonia
  • Occitan (post 1500): Nòva Caledònia
  • Old English (ca. 450-1100): New Caledonia
  • Old English (ca. 450-1100): Nouvelle-Calédonie
  • Old English (ca. 450-1100): Nīwe Scotta Ēaland
  • Old English (ca. 450-1100): Nīƿe Scotta Ēaland
  • Oriya: ନୂତନ କାଲେଡୋନିଆ
  • Ossetian: Ног Каледони
  • Pampanga: New Caledonia
  • Panjabi: ਨਿਊ ਕੈਲੇਡੋਨੀਆ
  • Persian: Nouvelle-Calédonie
  • Persian: نیوکالدونیا
  • Persian: کالدونیای جدید
  • Persian: کالدونیای نو
  • Pitcairn-Norfolk: Nyuu Kaledonya
  • Polish: Nouvelle-Calédonie
  • Polish: Nowa Kaledonia
  • Portuguese: Nova Caledónia
  • Portuguese: Nova Caledônia
  • Portuguese: Nova caledônia
  • Portuguese: Território da Nova Caledónia e Possessões
  • Quechua: Kanaki
  • Quechua: Kanaky
  • Quechua: Musuq Kaliduniya
  • Quechua: Musuq Kalidunya
  • Quechua: Nouvelle-Calédonie
  • Quechua: Nueva Caledonia
  • Romanian: Noua Caledonie
  • Romansh: Nova Caledonia
  • Rundi: Niyukaledoniya
  • Russian: Новая Каледония
  • Samoan: Niu Kaletonia
  • Sango: Finî Kaledonïi
  • Sardinian: Noa Caledònia
  • Scots: New Caledon
  • Scots: New Caledonia
  • Serbian: Нова Каледонија
  • Serbo-Croatian: Nova Kaledonija
  • Shan: ၼိဝ်း ၶႄႇလီႇတူဝ်းၼီးယႃး
  • Shona: New Caledonia
  • Sicilian: Nova Calidonia
  • Silesian: Nowo Kaledůńijo
  • Sinhala: නව කලෙඩොනියා
  • Sinhala: නව කැලිඩෝනියාව
  • Slovak: Nová Kaledónia
  • Slovenian: Nouvelle-Calédonie
  • Slovenian: Nova Kaledonija
  • Somali: New Caledonia
  • South Azerbaijani: یئنی کالدونیا
  • Spanish: Kanaky
  • Spanish: Neocaledonio
  • Spanish: Nouvelle-Caledonie
  • Spanish: Nouvelle-Calédonie
  • Spanish: Nouvelle Caledonie
  • Spanish: Nouvelle Calédonie
  • Spanish: Nueva Caledonia
  • Sundanese: Kaledonia Anyar
  • Sundanese: Kaledonia Baru
  • Sundanese: Kalédonia Anyar
  • Sundanese: New Caledonia
  • Swahili: Kaledonia Mpya
  • Swahili: New Caledonia
  • Swahili: Nouvelle-Calédonie
  • Swahili: Nyukaledonia
  • Swedish: Kanaky
  • Swedish: New Caledonia
  • Swedish: Nouvelle-Calédonie
  • Swedish: Nya Caledonien
  • Swedish: Nya Kaledonien
  • Swiss German: Nöikaledonie
  • Tagalog: Bagong Caledonia
  • Tagalog: New Caledonia
  • Tamil: நியு கலிடோனியா
  • Tamil: நியு காலிடோனியா
  • Tamil: நியூ கலிடோனியா
  • Tamil: நியூ கேலிடோனியா
  • Tatar: Яңа Каледония
  • Telugu: క్రొత్త కాలెడోనియా
  • Telugu: న్యూ కాలెడోనియా
  • Thai: นิวแคลิโดเนีย
  • Thai: หมู่เกาะนิวแคลิโดเนีย
  • Tigrinya: ኒው ካሌዶኒያ
  • Tok Pisin: Niu Kaledonia
  • Tonga (Tonga Islands): Niu Kaletōnia
  • Tosk Albanian: Neukaledonien
  • Turkish: Yeni Kaledonya
  • Udmurt: Выль Каледония
  • Uighur: Yéngi Kalédoniye
  • Uighur: يېڭى كالېدونىيە
  • Ukrainian: Нова Каледонія
  • Urdu: New Caledonia
  • Urdu: نیو کلیڈونیا
  • Urdu: نیو کیلیڈونیا
  • Uzbek: Yangi Kaledoniya
  • Uzbek: Yangi kaledoniya
  • Vietnamese: New Caledonia
  • Vietnamese: Nouvelle-Calédonie
  • Vietnamese: Nouvelle Caledonie
  • Vietnamese: Nouvelle Calédonie
  • Vietnamese: Tân Caledonia
  • Vietnamese: Tân Calédonie
  • Vietnamese: Tân Calêđôni
  • Vietnamese: Tân Thế giới
  • Võro: Vahtsõnõ Kalõdoonia
  • Waray (Philippines): Bag-o nga Caledonia
  • Waray (Philippines): New Caledonia
  • Welsh: Caledonia Newydd
  • Welsh: New Caledonia
  • Western Frisian: Nij-Kaledoanje
  • Western Mari: У Каледони
  • Western Panjabi: نیو کیلیڈونیا
  • Wolof: Kaledooni-Gu-Bees
  • Wolof: Nuweel Kaledooni
  • Wu Chinese: 新喀里多尼亚
  • Yoruba: Kalẹdóníà Tuntun
  • Yoruba: New Caledonia
  • Yoruba: Orílẹ́ède Kaledonia Titun
  • Yue Chinese: 新喀里多尼亞
  • Zulu: i-New Caledonia

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