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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
Kintra Fraunce
Sui generis collectivity New Caledonie
Province Sooth Province
(provincial seat)
 • Mayor (2014–present) Sonia Lagarde
Area1[1] 45.7 km2 (17.6 sq mi)
 • Urban 1,643 km2 (634 sq mi)
Population (june. 2015 census[2])2 100,237
 • Density 2,200/km2 (5,700/sq mi)
 • Urban 179,509
 • Urban density 110/km2 (280/sq mi)
Ethnic distribution
 • 1996 census Whites 50.9%
Kanaks 22.9%
Polynesians 12.3%
Other 13.9%
INSEE/Postal code 98818 /98800
Elevation 0–167 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.

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