Country: New Caledonia

Population: 221,943

Capital: Noumea

Time Zone: UTC+11

Currency Name: Comptoirs Francais du Pacifique franc (XPF)

Government Type: N/A (territorial collectivity of France)

Languages: French (official), 33 Melanesian-Polynesian dialects

Ethnic Breakdown: Melanesian 42.5%, European 37.1%, Wallisian 8.4%, Polynesian 3.8%, Indonesian 3.6%, Vietnamese 1.6%, other 3%

Religion: Roman Catholic 60%, Protestant 30%, other 10%

Major Cities: Noumea

Phone Country Code: 687

Health Concerns:

Official Tourism Website:

High Travel Season: May - December

Voltage: 220 V - 50 Hz

Electrical Plug Type: f

Major Holidays:

Misc Fact / Good to Know: New Caledonia celebrates Bastille Day.