New Caledonia (French: Nouvelle-Calédonie) is a special collectivity of France located in the southwest Pacific Ocean, 1,210 km (750 mi) east of Australia and 16,136 km (10,026 mi) east of Metropolitan France. The archipelago, part of the Melanesia …
Articles in New Caledonia ( 39 )
39 Articles of interest in New Caledonia
La Tontouta International Airport or Nouméa - La Tontouta International Airport (French: Aéroport de Nouméa - La Tontouta) (IATA: NOU, ICAO: NWWW) is the main international airport on New Caledonia. The airport is in the municipality of Païta, appro…
The Jean-Marie Tjibaou Cultural Centre (French: Centre culturel Tjibaou), on the narrow Tinu Peninsula, approximately 8 kilometres (5.0 mi) northeast of the historic centre of Nouméa, the capital of New Caledonia, celebrates the vernacular Kanak cul…
The Loyalty Islands (French: Îles Loyauté) are an archipelago in the Pacific. They are part of the French territory of New Caledonia, whose mainland is 100 km (62 mi) away. They form the Loyalty Islands Province (province des îles Loyauté), one of t…
The Isle of Pines (French: Île des Pins; Kanak name: Kunyié) is an island located in the Pacific Ocean, in the archipelago of New Caledonia, an overseas collectivity of France. The island is part of the commune (municipality) of L'Île-des-Pins, in t…
The geography of New Caledonia (Nouvelle-Calédonie), an overseas collectivity of France located in the subregion of Melanesia, makes the continental island group unique in the southwest Pacific. Among other things, the island chain has played a role…
The New Caledonia Barrier Reef is located in New Caledonia in the South Pacific, and is the second-longest double-barrier coral reef in the world, after the Belize Barrier Reef.
Maré Island (French: Île Maré) is the second-largest of the Loyalty Islands, in the archipelago of New Caledonia, an overseas territory of France in the Pacific Ocean.
Nouméa Magenta Airport (French: l'Aéroport de Nouméa Magenta) (IATA: GEA, ICAO: NWWM) is a domestic airport on the main island of New Caledonia. The airport is 3 km (2 mi) east northeast of the centre of Nouméa, the capital, and approximately 50 km …
Lifou Island or Drehu in the local language is the largest, most populous and most important island of the Loyalty Islands, in the archipelago of New Caledonia, an overseas territory of France in the Pacific Ocean.
The University of New Caledonia UNC (Université de la Nouvelle-Calédonie) is a French university which is part of the Academy of New Caledonia located in Nouméa.
The France II was a French sailing ship and the second one of that name.
The Amédée lighthouse (French: le phare Amédée) is an iron lighthouse located on Amédée Island, 24 km away from Nouméa, New Caledonia.
The South Province (French province Sud) is one of three administrative subdivisions in New Caledonia.
Ouvéa Island is one of the Loyalty Islands, in the archipelago of New Caledonia, an overseas territory of France in the Pacific Ocean.
Mont Panié is a mountain on the island of Grande Terre in New Caledonia. At 1,628 metres (5,341 ft), it is the island's highest point.
The North Province (French province Nord) is one of three administrative subdivisions in New Caledonia.
Tiga Island, also called Tokanod, is a small island in the South Pacific Ocean. Tiga lies 35 km (22 mi) from Lifou Island, and 24.5 km (15.2 mi) from Maré Island in the Loyalty Islands.
Stade Numa-Daly Magenta is a multi-use stadium in Nouméa, New Caledonia. It is currently used mostly for football matches.
Lifou Airport is an airport in Lifou, New Caledonia (IATA: LIF, ICAO: NWWL).
Wé (French pronunciation: [we]) is a small town in the commune of Lifou, in the Loyalty Islands Province, New Caledonia. It is located on the east coast of Lifou Island. Wé is the administrative centre of the commune of Lifou as well as the locatio…
Koumac Airport is an airport in Koumac, New Caledonia (IATA: KOC, ICAO: NWWK).
Koné Airport (IATA: KNQ, ICAO: NWWD) is an airport serving Koné, a commune in the North Province of New Caledonia (French: Nouvelle-Calédonie), an overseas territory (territoire d'outre-mer) of France in the Pacific Ocean.
Goro is a major mining settlement in South Province, New Caledonia.
Art Island (Île d'Art) is the largest of the Belep Islands archipelago in New Caledonia. It has an area of 53 km² (20 sq. miles).
Île des Pins Airport is an airport on Île des Pins in New Caledonia (IATA: ILP, ICAO: NWWE).
Touho Airport is an airport in Touho, New Caledonia (IATA: TOU, ICAO: NWWU).
Tiga Airport (IATA: TGJ, ICAO: NWWA) is an airport on Tiga Island in New Caledonia.
The Roman Catholic Archdiocese of Nouméa is a Metropolitan Archdiocese in New Caledonia.
Ouvéa Airport is an airport in Ouvéa, New Caledonia (IATA: UVE, ICAO: NWWV).
Mouli Island (sometimes also spelled Mouly Island; also known as Hwakaiö) is one of the Loyalty Islands, in the archipelago of New Caledonia, an overseas territory of France in the Pacific Ocean.
Maré Airport is an airport in Maré, New Caledonia (IATA: MEE, ICAO: NWWR).
Faiava Island (also known as Wasaü) is one of the Loyalty Islands, in the archipelago of New Caledonia, an overseas territory of France in the Pacific Ocean.
Île Art – Waala Airport (also known as Belep Islands Airport)(IATA: BMY, ICAO: NWWC) is an airport on the Art Island (Île d'Art)/Waala (on the Belep) in New Caledonia.
Tiebaghi is a mine and former village in Kaala-Gomen, New Caledonia. Located on an ultramafic massif, it was the largest chromium mine in the world in 1941, producing about 54,000 tons per year. During World War II it produced about 4400 tons of nic…
Plaine Des Gaiacs Airfield is a former World War II airfield on New Caledonia in the South Pacific. It is located at Plaine Des Gaiacs near the village of Pouembout.