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Coordinates: 21°26′S 165°49′E / 21.43°S 165.82°E / -21.43; 165.82

Commune of Kouaoua

Location
Kouaoua.PNG
Location of the commune (in red) within New Caledonia
Administration
Country France
Sui generis collectivity New Caledonia
Province North Province
Mayor Karaïmia Pwëpwë Mereatu
Statistics
Elevation 0–1,058 m (0–3,500 ft)
(avg. 5 m/16 ft)
Land area1 383.0 km2 (147.9 sq mi)
Population2 1,586  (2004 census)
 - Density 4 /km2 (10 /sq mi)
 - Ethnic distribution
  (1996 census)
Kanaks 74.9%
Europeans 13.1%
Polynesians 9.6%
Other 2.4%
Miscellaneous
INSEE/Postal code 98833/ 98818
1 New Caledonia Land Register (DITTT) data, which exclude lakes and ponds larger than 1 km² (0.386 sq mi or 247 acres) as well as the estuaries of rivers.
2 Population sans doubles comptes: residents of multiple communes (e.g., students and military personnel) only counted once.

Kouaoua is a commune in the North Province of New Caledonia, an overseas territory of France in the Pacific Ocean.

History

The commune of Kouaoua was created on 25 April 1995 by detaching its territory from the commune of Canala.

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