New Caledonia


Currency

The official currency of New Caledonia is CFP franc.

Capital

Noumea

Location

New Caledonia is located in South Pacific.


New Caledonia Location

Population

Estimated population (2010): 251,000

Estimated population (2000): 212,000

Estimated population (1950): 65,000

Flag


New Caledonia Flag

Economy

New Caledonia's economy is largely dependent on nickel as major source of income. It is estimated that New Caledonia has 10% of the worlds known nickel supply. Only a negligible amount of the land is suitable for cultivation, and New Caledonia is net importer of food.