New Caledonia map © SPC 2016
Government Overseas Collectivity of France (territory)
Capital Noumea
Population 272,700
Land area (km2) 18,576
Max height above sea level (m) 1628
EEZ (km2) 1,422,543
Currency Pacific franc XPF
GDP per capita (USD) 38,100 (2013)
Languages French
Pacific Community membership 1983