ADMINISTRATIVE / COMMERCIAL CAPITAL: Nouméa
It is a group of Islands in the southwest Pacific with a total land area of 18,575.5 square kilometres. The archipelago is located, north of New Zealand, east of Australia and west of Fiji and Vanuatu.
A population of close to 0.25 Million. Muslims account for about 2.6% of the population.
Tropical and warm.Temperatures range between 27°C and 30°C from November to March and a cooler, dry period from June to August with temperatures between 20°C and 23°C.
French is the official language. Kanak languages are widely used as well.
GMT+11 hrs throughout the year
General: 8 AM to 5 PM
Bastille Day: July 14th
May Day: May 1st
French Treaty Day: September 24th
Christmas: December 25th
IMPORTANT PHONE NUMBERS
Police/ Emergencies: 17