New Caledonia

Facts and stats about New Caledonia


Population. Ranked 182nd in 2013.


GDP per capita. Ranked 44th in 2000.

Major language French (official), Melanesian and Polynesian dialects
Major religion Christianity, indigenous beliefs
Monetary unit Comptoirs Francais du Pacifique franc
Head of state (French) President Francois Hollande, represented by a high commissioner
Alternative names Territoire des Nouvelle-Caledonie et Dependances, Nouvelle-Caledonie, New Caledonia, Territory of New Caledonia and Dependencies
Groups Group object, Group object, Group object, Group object

New Caledonia Map

18,280 sq km

Sq. km. Ranked 146th in 2008.

Interesting observations about New Caledonia