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New Caledonia
   has the capital   
Noumea
In 1774 Captain James Cook discovered the island on his way to New Zealand. It reminded him of the relief of Scotland (Caledonia) and thus he named it "New Caledonia". In 1853 the island was laid claim to by the French, under the reign of Napoléon NIII. It served as a penal colony for four decades after 1864. in 1956 became an overseas territory of France.
New Caledonia
   uses the   
Franc
Comptoirs Francais du Pacifique franc (XPF)
.nc
   internet domain is used by   
New Caledonia
New Caledonia
   belongs to   
France
6,467 sq. mi.; Nouvelle-Calèdonie (overseas territory)
New Caledonia
   has the mark   
F
New Caledonia
   is situated in   
Oceania
France
Aircalin
   is based in   
New Caledonia
Nouméa. National flag Carrier
New Caledonia
   calls its legislative assembly   
Congrés Territoriale
France
   is the site of   
Lagoons of New Caledonia
Added 2008
New Caledonia
   has an area of   
18,575 Km²
0.01% French dependency.
155th
   largest country in the world is   
New Caledonia
18,575 km²
Nouméa, New Caledonia
   is at   
22°17'S 166°27'W
France
New Caledonia Cat Shark
   has the Latin name   
Aulohalaelurus Kanakorum
Noumea, New Caledonia
   is at   
22°17'S 166°30'E
New Caledonia
   has the country calling code   
+687
Passe De Boulari Nord Lighthouse
   is located in   
New Caledonia
1881 - Phare Amedee
Amédée Lighthouse
   is located in   
New Caledonia
1865 - Phare Amedee
New Caledonia
   has the time zone   
UTC+11
France
New Caledonia
   has the coat of arms   

Territory of France
Bougna
   comes from   
New Caledonia
New Caledonia
   has the national animal   
Kagu






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