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New Caledonia

New Caledonia
  • Capital

    Capital

    Noumea

  • Local time

    Local time

    23:11

  • Population

    Population

    276 494

  • Driving side

    Driving side

    Right

  • Calling code

    Calling code

    +687

  • Currency

    Currency

    Fr XPF (franc)

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New Caledonia

New Caledonia
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  • Capital

    Capital

    Noumea

  • Local time

    Local time

    23:11

  • Population

    Population

    276 494

  • Driving side

    Driving side

    Right

  • Calling code

    Calling code

    +687

  • Currency

    Currency

    Fr XPF (franc)

  • Average Salary

    Average Salary

    $ 2 425

  • Petrol price

    Petrol price

    € 1.25 pl

  • Precipitation

    Precipitation

    894mm /year

Geography & travel

  • Country Area

    Country Area

    19 060 km2

  • Protected Area

    Protected Area

    54%

  • Forest Area

    Forest Area

    46%

  • Agricultural area

    Agricultural area

    10%

Population

  • Languages

    Languages

    French

  • Diabetes

    Diabetes

    19.6%

  • Tuberculosis

    Tuberculosis

    24 per 100k

Economy

  • Industries

    Industries

    nickel mining and smelting

  • Agriculture

    Agriculture

    vegetables, beef, deer, livestock products, fish

  • Natural Resources

    Natural Resources

    nickel, chrome, iron, cobalt, manganese, silver, gold, lead, copper

  • Natural Resources

    Natural Resources

    nickel, chrome, iron, cobalt, manganese, silver, gold, lead, copper

  • Renewable Energy

    Renewable Energy

    4%

  • CO2 Emissions

    CO2 Emissions

    4 290kt

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What not to do when visiting New Caledonia

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Street & Behavioral

Don’t lose face or temper in public - it’s considered rude. Strangers are observed from afar and judged by their behaviour.

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Business & Communication

Don't forget to dress conservatively outside of tourist areas.

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Don't forget community is significant part of culture - decisions are made for good of one tribe over individual gain. Clan elders enjoy higher respect in decision making too.

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Business & Communication

Don’t disrespect local Kanaks - show respect in personal interactions.

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Business & Communication

Don't forget some restaurants or casinos don't allow casual wear.

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Business & Communication

Don't be surprised by local land ownership rules - individual cannot own land as the land belongs to all Caledonians. Tribal clans use the law of covenants to regulate land sharing.

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Don't necessarily hail on taxis from the street - they are designated taxi ranks for it or use a phone booking.

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Don't be surprised by many regional languages spoken by locals.

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Don't forget cyclone season is from November to April.

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