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Ceety centre an Nouméa Cathedral
Ceety centre an Nouméa Cathedral
Coat o airms o Nouméa
Coat o airms
Location o the commune (in reid) within New Caledon
Location o the commune (in reid)
within New Caledon
Coordinates: 22°16′33″S 166°27′29″E / 22.2758°S 166.4580°E / -22.2758; 166.4580Coordinates: 22°16′33″S 166°27′29″E / 22.2758°S 166.4580°E / -22.2758; 166.4580
Sui generis collectivityNew Caledonie
ProvinceSooth Province
(provincial seat)
 • Mayor (2014–present) Sonia Lagarde
Area45.7 km2 (17.6 sq mi)
 • Urban
1,643 km2 (634 sq mi)
 (june. 2015 census[2])2
 • Density2,200/km2 (5,700/sq mi)
 • Urban
 • Urban density110/km2 (280/sq mi)
Ethnic distribution
 • 1996 censusWhites 50.9%
Kanaks 22.9%
Polynesians 12.3%
Other 13.9%
INSEE/Postal code
98818 /98800
Elevation0–167 m (0–548 ft)
(avg. 20 m or 66 ft)
1 New Caledonie Land Register (DITTT) data, that exclude lochs an ponds lairger nor 1 km² (0.386 sq mi or 247 acres) as weel as the estuaries o rivers. 2 Population withoot dooble coontin: residents o multiple communes (e.g., students an militar personnel) anerly coontit ance.

Nouméa (French pronunciation: ​[numeˈa]) is the caipital ceety o the French special collectivity o New Caledon.

References[eedit | eedit soorce]

  1. "Tableaux de l'économie calédonienne, Chapitre 1 : TERRITOIRE-ENVIRONNEMENT" (PDF). ISEE. 2012. Retrieved 2013-10-14.
  2. "Recensement de la population 2014 - Populations légales 2014". ISEE. Retrieved 2014-11-16.