"New Caledonia" Top 5 Page for this destination New Caledonia by Kate-Me
New Caledonia Travel Guide: 562 reviews and 1,505 photos
The island of New Caledonia (French name Nouvelle Caledonie) is situated in Melanesia, between Queensland in the West, and Fiji in the east. It covers an area of 18,575 square kms and is just below the Tropic of Capricorn.
The principal languages spoken here are French, Melanesian and Polynesian dialects.
The population is approximately 207,800 people.
Here is a photo taken from the capital, Noumea (the area where I spent the entire 6 days of my holiday)
- Pros:A wonderful tropical Island with French and Polynesian flavour
- Cons:Extremely humid weather - avoid Xmas time?
- In a nutshell:A great place to have some French environment close to Australia
Just to show you that Noumea isn't just an idyllic paradise where everybody lives by the coast in tropical beach... more travel advice
I found it an experience just to visit a couple of French/New Caledonian supermarkets, to see the different sorts of... more travel advice
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