New Caledonia

Where is it?

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Geography

    

Continent:
Oceania
Area:
19,060 sq km OR 7,359 sq mi
Coastline:
2,254 km OR 1,401 mi
Elevation extremes:
lowest point: 0 m OR 0 ft
highest point: 1628 m OR 5,341 ft

    

Population

    

Population:
263,118 (2010)
Population growth rate:
1.26% (2010)
Population density:
14 per sq km OR 36 per sq mi
Urban vs Rural Population:
Urban: 70.20%
Rural: 29.80%
Life Expectancy:
76.75 (2010)
Infant Mortality:
5.71 (2010)
Birth Rate:
per 1000 (2010)
Death Rate:
per 1000 (2010)
Overall Literacy:
96.20% (2010)
Male Literacy:
96.80% (2010)
Female Literacy:
95.50% (2010)

    

Government

    

Capital:
Nouma
Official Language(s):
French

    

Economy

    

GDP Per Capita:
$38,800
Currency:
CFP Franc

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