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New Caledonia

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Currency code: 
Currency name: 
CFP franc
Country name: 
New Caledonia
Capital: 
Nouméa
Country code: 
Continent: 
Independent from: 
overseas territory of France; note - a referendum on independence was held in 1998 but did not pass; a new referendum is scheduled to take place between 2014 and 2018
Total area: 
18,575
Land area: 
18,275
Water area: 
300
Population: 
264,022
Population note: 
264,022 (July 2013 est.)
Official language: 
French
All languages: 
French (official), 33 Melanesian-Polynesian dialects
Time zone: 
(UTC+11)
Calling code: 
+687
Domain: 
.nc