New Caledonia and Dependencies

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Map of New Caledonia and Dependencies
  • Status: Overseas Territory

     

  • President: Philippe Germain (2015)

  • High Commissioner: Vincent Bouvier (2014)

  • Land area: 7,243 sq mi (18,759 sq km); total area: 7,359 sq mi (19,060 sq km)

  • Population (2014 est.): 267,840 (growth rate: 1.42%); birth rate: 15.57/1000; infant mortality rate: 5.46/1000; life expectancy: 77.31

  • Capital (2011 est.): Nouméa, 157,000

  • Monetary unit: Pacific financial community franc

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