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New Caledonia
(1,619 words)

The Special Collectivity of New Caledonia

Demographics (United Nations)

Population

287,000

Area

19,000 sq. km (7,200 sq. mi)

Population density

15/sq. km (40/sq. mi)

Growth rate p.a.

1.29% (per 1,000: births 15, deaths 7)

Under 15 years

22%

Urban dwellers

72% (1.72% p.a.)

Capital city

Nouméa 191,000

Languages & peoples (World Christian Database)

Mother tongues

47% French, 9% Wallisian, 5% Drehu, 4% Nengone, 3% Italian, plus 40 others

People…

Cite this page
“New Caledonia”, in: World Christian Encyclopedia Online, Todd M. Johnson, Gina A. Zurlo. Consulted online on 31 July 2021 <http://dx.doi.org/10.1163/2666-6855_WCEO_COM_02NCL>
First published online: 2020



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