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The Aérospatiale SA 330 Puma is a four-bladed, twin-engined medium transport/utility helicopter.
Agriculture is the cultivation of land and breeding of animals and plants to provide food, fiber, medicinal plants and other products to sustain and enhance life.
Société Aircalin, also known as Air Calédonie International, is a French airline and is the international airline of New Caledonia.
Ajië (also known as Houailou (Wailu), Wai, and A’jie) is an Oceanic language spoken in New Caledonia.
Al Jazeera English (AJE) is an international state-funded 24-hour English-language news and current affairs TV channel owned and operated by Al Jazeera Media Network, headquartered in Doha, Qatar.
The Algerians of the Pacific were a group of men and women native of Algeria deported by French authorities to labor camps on the island of New Caledonia, after taking part in the 1870–1871 uprising against colonial rule in Algeria.
Amborella is a monotypic genus of understory shrubs or small trees endemic to the main island, Grande Terre, of New Caledonia.
Ammonoids are an extinct group of marine mollusc animals in the subclass Ammonoidea of the class Cephalopoda.
Arabs (عَرَب ISO 233, Arabic pronunciation) are a population inhabiting the Arab world.
Araucaria (original pronunciation) is a genus of evergreen coniferous trees in the family Araucariaceae.
ARTE (Association relative à la télévision européenne) is a public Franco-German TV network that promotes programming in the areas of culture and the arts.
The Asia-Pacific Rally Championship (APRC) is an international rally championship organized by the FIA encompassing rounds in Asia and Oceania.
Auguste Febvrier-Despointes (1796 – 5 March 1855) was a French counter admiral.
Australia, officially the Commonwealth of Australia, is a sovereign country comprising the mainland of the Australian continent, the island of Tasmania and numerous smaller islands.
The Australia national handball team is the national handball team of Australia, representing the country in international matches.
The Austronesian languages are a language family that is widely dispersed throughout Maritime Southeast Asia, Madagascar and the islands of the Pacific Ocean, with a few members in continental Asia.
Édouard Charles Philippe (born 28 November 1970) is a French lawyer and politician serving as Prime Minister of France since 15 May 2017.
The Bahá'í Faith in New Caledonia was first mentioned by `Abdu'l-Bahá in 1916, though the first Bahá'í arrived in 1952 during a temporary visit because of restrictive policies on English-speaking visitors.
Basket weaving (also basketry or basket making) is the process of weaving or sewing pliable materials into two- or threedimensional artefacts, such as mats or containers.
The Bâtiment de Transport Léger (abbreviated BATRAL; "Light ferry ship") are small landing ships of the French Navy.
The Battle of France, also known as the Fall of France, was the German invasion of France and the Low Countries during the Second World War.
The Battle of the Coral Sea, fought from 4 to 8 May 1942, was a major naval battle between the Imperial Japanese Navy (IJN) and naval and air forces from the United States and Australia, taking place in the Pacific Theatre of World War II.
The British Broadcasting Corporation (BBC) is a British public service broadcaster.
Belep (sometimes unofficially spelled Bélep) is a commune in the North Province of New Caledonia, an overseas territory of France in the Pacific Ocean.
Berbers or Amazighs (Berber: Imaziɣen, ⵉⵎⴰⵣⵉⵗⴻⵏ; singular: Amaziɣ, ⴰⵎⴰⵣⵉⵗ) are an ethnic group indigenous to North Africa, primarily inhabiting Algeria, northern Mali, Mauritania, Morocco, northern Niger, Tunisia, Libya, and a part of western Egypt.
Blackbirding is the coercion of people through trickery and kidnapping to work as labourers.
Bouloupari (locally spelled Boulouparis, but this spelling is not recognized by French authorities) is a commune in the South Province of New Caledonia, an overseas territory of France in the Pacific Ocean.
Bourail is a commune in the South Province of New Caledonia, an overseas territory of France in the Pacific Ocean.
Boys Over Flowers is a 2009 South Korean television series that earned high viewership ratings in South Korea and popularity throughout Asia.
Bruno Van Peteghem (born in New Caledonia) was awarded the Goldman Environmental Prize in 2001, for his campaign to place the island's coral reef (among the world's largest and most unusual) on UNESCO's World Heritage List in order to protect the reef against destruction from nickel mining industries.
Caldoche is the name given to European inhabitants of the French overseas collectivity of New Caledonia, mostly native-born French settlers.
Caledonia is the Latin name given by the Romans to the land in today's Scotland, north of their province of Britannia, beyond the frontier of their empire.
Cambridge University Press (CUP) is the publishing business of the University of Cambridge.
Canal+ (Canal Plus,, meaning 'Channel Plus'; sometimes abbreviated C+) is a French premium cable television channel launched in 1984.
Canala is a commune in the North Province of New Caledonia, an overseas territory of France in the Pacific Ocean.
CanalSat Calédonie, originally called Canal Satellite Nouvelle-Calédonie, is a satellite provider based in the Overseas French Department of New Caledonia, It was launched in 1999 to distribute satellite television to the region.
Cannibalism is the act of one individual of a species consuming all or part of another individual of the same species as food.
The Catholic Church, also known as the Roman Catholic Church, is the largest Christian church, with more than 1.299 billion members worldwide.
The CFP franc (called the franc in everyday use) is the currency used in the French overseas collectivities (collectivités d’outre-mer, or COM) of French Polynesia, New Caledonia and Wallis and Futuna.
In architecture and joinery, the chambranle is the border, frame, or ornament, made of stone or wood, that is a component of the three sides round chamber doors, large windows, and chimneys.
Chesterfield Islands (îles Chesterfield in French) are a French archipelago of New Caledonia located in the Coral Sea, 550 km northwest of Grande Terre, the main island of New Caledonia.
Christian Karembeu (born 3 December 1970) is a retired French international footballer and the current Strategic Advisor of Olympiacos F.C..
ChristianityFrom Ancient Greek Χριστός Khristós (Latinized as Christus), translating Hebrew מָשִׁיחַ, Māšîăḥ, meaning "the anointed one", with the Latin suffixes -ian and -itas.
A clan is a group of people united by actual or perceived kinship and descent.
The coconut tree (Cocos nucifera) is a member of the family Arecaceae (palm family) and the only species of the genus Cocos.
Colocasia esculenta is a tropical plant grown primarily for its edible corms, the root vegetables most commonly known as taro.
The Communards were members and supporters of the short-lived 1871 Paris Commune formed in the wake of the Franco-Prussian War and France's defeat.
The Congress of New Caledonia (Congrès de la Nouvelle-Calédonie), a "territorial congress" (congrès territorial or congrès du territoire), is the legislature of New Caledonia.
Construcciones Aeronáuticas SA (CASA) was a Spanish aircraft manufacturer that was founded in 1923 and began manufacturing aircraft the following year.
The Cook Islands (Cook Islands Māori: Kūki 'Āirani) is a self-governing island country in the South Pacific Ocean in free association with New Zealand.
Cooking bananas are banana cultivars in the genus Musa whose fruits are generally used in cooking.
The Coral Sea is a marginal sea of the South Pacific off the northeast coast of Australia, and classified as an interim Australian bioregion.
Cricket is a bat-and-ball game played between two teams of eleven players each on a cricket field, at the centre of which is a rectangular pitch with a target at each end called the wicket (a set of three wooden stumps upon which two bails sit).
Crustaceans (Crustacea) form a large, diverse arthropod taxon which includes such familiar animals as crabs, lobsters, crayfish, shrimp, krill, woodlice, and barnacles.
Cyathea is a genus of tree ferns, the type genus of the fern order Cyatheales.
In meteorology, a cyclone is a large scale air mass that rotates around a strong center of low atmospheric pressure.
The d'Entrecasteaux Ridge (DER) is a double oceanic ridge in the south-west Pacific Ocean, north of New Caledonia and west of Vanuatu Islands.
The Decapoda or decapods (literally "ten-footed") are an order of crustaceans within the class Malacostraca, including many familiar groups, such as crayfish, crabs, lobsters, prawns, and shrimp.
The departmental councils (French: conseil départemental) of France are assemblies of the departments, elected by universal suffrage.
A dependent territory, dependent area or dependency is a territory that does not possess full political independence or sovereignty as a sovereign state yet remains politically outside the controlling state's integral area.
Diahot is the longest river of New Caledonia, flowing for some 60 miles (100 kilometres).
The digital television transition, also called the digital switchover, the analog switch-off (ASO), or the analog shutdown, is the process in which older analog television broadcasting is converted to and replaced by digital television.
Drehu (also known as Dehu, Lifou, Lifu, qene drehu) is an Austronesian language mostly spoken on Lifou Island, Loyalty Islands, New Caledonia.
Dumbéa is a commune in the suburbs of Nouméa in the South Province of New Caledonia, an overseas territory of France in the Pacific Ocean.
The Dutch East Indies (or Netherlands East-Indies; Nederlands(ch)-Indië; Hindia Belanda) was a Dutch colony consisting of what is now Indonesia.
The French educational system is highly centralized and organized, with many subdivisions.
El Niño is the warm phase of the El Niño Southern Oscillation (commonly called ENSO) and is associated with a band of warm ocean water that develops in the central and east-central equatorial Pacific (between approximately the International Date Line and 120°W), including off the Pacific coast of South America.
The emblem of New Caledonia consists of a nautilus shell in the foreground; the 2 symbols behind are (from left to right) a flèche faîtière, a kind of arrow which adorns the roofs of Kanak houses, thrust through tutut shells, and an Araucaria columnaris (an endemic tall pine).
Emmanuel Jean-Michel Frédéric Macron (born 21 December 1977) is a French politician serving as President of France and ex officio Co-Prince of Andorra since 14 May 2017.
Eramet is a French multinational mining and metallurgy company, listed on the Euronext Paris exchange under the symbol ERA.
The Eurocopter (now Airbus Helicopters) AS550 Fennec and AS555 Fennec 2 are lightweight, multipurpose military helicopters manufactured by Eurocopter Group (now Airbus Helicopters).
Europe is a continent located entirely in the Northern Hemisphere and mostly in the Eastern Hemisphere.
The European Union (EU) is a political and economic union of EUnum member states that are located primarily in Europe.
European exploration and settlement of Oceania began in the 16th century, starting with Portuguese settling the Moluccas and Spanish (Castilian) landings and shipwrecks in the Marianas Islands, east of the Philippines, followed by the Portuguese landing and settling temporarily (due to the monsoons) in the Tanimbar or the Aru Islands and in some of the Caroline Islands and Papua New Guinea, and several Spanish landings in the Caroline Islands and New Guinea.
The Evangelical Church in New Caledonia and the Loyalty Islands was formed in 1958, the denomination has announced its 50th anniversary in 2008.
An exclusive economic zone (EEZ) is a sea zone prescribed by the United Nations Convention on the Law of the Sea over which a state has special rights regarding the exploration and use of marine resources, including energy production from water and wind.
In biological classification, family (familia, plural familiae) is one of the eight major taxonomic ranks; it is classified between order and genus.
Farino is a commune in the South Province of New Caledonia, an overseas territory of France in the Pacific Ocean.
A fern is a member of a group of vascular plants that reproduce via spores and have neither seeds nor flowers.
Ferroalloy refers to various alloys of iron with a high proportion of one or more other elements such as manganese (Mn), aluminium (Al), or silicon (Si).
The Fédération Internationale de Football Association (FIFA; French for "International Federation of Association Football") is an association which describes itself as an international governing body of association football, futsal, and beach soccer.
Fiji (Viti; Fiji Hindi: फ़िजी), officially the Republic of Fiji (Matanitu Tugalala o Viti; Fiji Hindi: फ़िजी गणराज्य), is an island country in Oceania in the South Pacific Ocean about northeast of New Zealand's North Island.
The flag of France (Drapeau français) is a tricolour flag featuring three vertical bands coloured blue (hoist side), white, and red.
Up to 2010, the only flag used to represent New Caledonia, an overseas territory of France, was the flag of France, a tricolor featuring three vertical bands coloured blue (hoist side), white, and red known to English speakers as the French Tricolour or simply the Tricolour.
A flèche faîtière is a carved rooftop spear or spire or finial that adorns Kanak houses, particularly the Great Houses of the Kanak Chiefs, in New Caledonia.
The flowering plants, also known as angiosperms, Angiospermae or Magnoliophyta, are the most diverse group of land plants, with 416 families, approximately 13,164 known genera and c. 295,383 known species.
The Food and Agriculture Organization Corporate Statistical Database (FAOSTAT) website disseminates statistical data collected and maintained by the Food and Agriculture Organization (FAO).
France 2 is a French public national television channel.
France 24 (pronounced "France vingt-quatre") is a state-owned 24-hour international news and current affairs television network based in Paris.
France 3 is the second largest French public television channel and part of the France Télévisions group, which also includes France 2, France 4, France 5, and France Ô. It is made up of a network of regional television services providing daily news programming and around ten hours of entertainment and cultural programming produced for and about the regions each week.
France 4 is a French public channel owned by France Télévisions, dedicated to entertainment.
France 5 is a public television network in France, part of the France Télévisions group.
France Ô is a French public television network featuring programming from the French overseas departments and collectivities in Metropolitan France.
France Télévisions (stylized as France.tv) is the French public national television broadcaster.
The Free Evangelical Church was formed as a result of the split in the Evangelical Church in New Caledonia and the Loyalty Islands.
Free France and its Free French Forces (French: France Libre and Forces françaises libres) were the government-in-exile led by Charles de Gaulle during the Second World War and its military forces, that continued to fight against the Axis powers as one of the Allies after the fall of France.
French Algeria (Alger to 1839, then Algérie afterwards; unofficially Algérie française, االجزائر المستعمرة), also known as Colonial Algeria, began in 1830 with the invasion of Algiers and lasted until 1962, under a variety of governmental systems.
French Indochina (previously spelled as French Indo-China) (French: Indochine française; Lao: ສະຫະພັນອິນດູຈີນ; Khmer: សហភាពឥណ្ឌូចិន; Vietnamese: Đông Dương thuộc Pháp/東洋屬法,, frequently abbreviated to Đông Pháp; Chinese: 法属印度支那), officially known as the Indochinese Union (French: Union indochinoise) after 1887 and the Indochinese Federation (French: Fédération indochinoise) after 1947, was a grouping of French colonial territories in Southeast Asia.
French (le français or la langue française) is a Romance language of the Indo-European family.
French nationality law is historically based on the principles of jus soli (Latin for "right of soil"), according to Ernest Renan's definition, in opposition to the German definition of nationality, jus sanguinis (Latin for "right of blood"), formalized by Johann Gottlieb Fichte.
The French Parliament (Parlement français) is the bicameral legislature of the French Republic, consisting of the Senate (Sénat) and the National Assembly (Assemblée nationale).
A presidential election was held in France on 22 April 2012 (or 21 April in some overseas departments and territories), with a second round run-off held on 6 May (or 5 May for those same territories) to elect the President of France (who is also ex officio one of the two joint heads of state of Andorra, a sovereign state).
Fwâi (Poai) is a Kanak language of New Caledonia, in the commune of Hienghène.
A genus (genera) is a taxonomic rank used in the biological classification of living and fossil organisms, as well as viruses, in biology.
The Goldman Environmental Prize is a prize awarded annually to grassroots environmental activists, one from each of the world's six geographic regions: Africa, Asia, Europe, Islands and Island Nations, North America, and South and Central America.
The goliath imperial pigeon (Ducula goliath), also known as the New Caledonian imperial pigeon and the notou, is a species of bird in the family Columbidae.
Gondwana, or Gondwanaland, was a supercontinent that existed from the Neoproterozoic (about 550 million years ago) until the Carboniferous (about 320 million years ago).
The Government of the French Republic (Gouvernement de la République française) exercises executive power in France.
Grande Terre is the largest and principal island of New Caledonia.
The Great Recession was a period of general economic decline observed in world markets during the late 2000s and early 2010s.
The Gruiformes are an order containing a considerable number of living and extinct bird families, with a widespread geographical diversity.
The gymnosperms are a group of seed-producing plants that includes conifers, cycads, Ginkgo, and gnetophytes.
Handball (also known as team handball, fieldball, European handball or Olympic handball) is a team sport in which two teams of seven players each (six outfield players and a goalkeeper) pass a ball using their hands with the aim of throwing it into the goal of the other team.
Hienghène is a commune in the North Province of New Caledonia, an overseas territory of France in the Pacific Ocean.
Horse racing is an equestrian performance sport, typically involving two or more horses ridden by jockeys (or sometimes driven without riders) over a set distance for competition.
Houaïlou is a commune in the North Province of New Caledonia, an overseas territory of France in the Pacific Ocean.
Iaai (Iaai pronunciation) is a language of Ouvéa Island (New Caledonia).
The Imperial Japanese Navy (IJN; Kyūjitai: 大日本帝國海軍 Shinjitai: 大日本帝国海軍 or 日本海軍 Nippon Kaigun, "Navy of the Greater Japanese Empire") was the navy of the Empire of Japan from 1868 until 1945, when it was dissolved following Japan's defeat and surrender in World War II.
The National Institute of Statistics and Economic Studies (Institut national de la statistique et des études économiques), abbreviated INSEE, is the national statistics bureau of France.
IslamThere are ten pronunciations of Islam in English, differing in whether the first or second syllable has the stress, whether the s is or, and whether the a is pronounced, or (when the stress is on the first syllable) (Merriam Webster).
Islam in New Caledonia is a minority faith, consisting of 2.6% of population or 6,357 people.
The Isle of Pines (Île des Pins; name in Kanak language Kwênyii: Kunyié) is an island located in the Pacific Ocean, in the archipelago of New Caledonia, an overseas collectivity of France.
Jacques Lafleur (20 November 1932 – 4 December 2010) was a French politician born in Nouméa, New Caledonia.
Captain James Cook (7 November 1728Old style date: 27 October14 February 1779) was a British explorer, navigator, cartographer, and captain in the Royal Navy.
Japan (日本; Nippon or Nihon; formally 日本国 or Nihon-koku, lit. "State of Japan") is a sovereign island country in East Asia.
Javanese (colloquially known as) is the language of the Javanese people from the central and eastern parts of the island of Java, in Indonesia.
Jean François de Galaup, comte de Lapérouse (variant spelling of his name comte "de La Pérouse"; 23 August 17411788?) was a French Naval officer and explorer whose expedition vanished in Oceania.
Jean-Marie Tjibaou (January 30, 1936 – May 4, 1989) was a leader of the Kanak independence movement and a politician in New Caledonia.
The Jean-Marie Tjibaou Cultural Centre (Centre culturel Tjibaou), on the narrow Tinu Peninsula, approximately northeast of the historic centre of Nouméa, the capital of New Caledonia, celebrates the vernacular Kanak culture, the indigenous culture of New Caledonia, amidst much political controversy over the independent status sought by some Kanaks from French rule.
Judicial corporal punishment (JCP) is the infliction of corporal punishment as a result of a sentence by a court of law.
Jus soli, meaning "right of the soil", commonly referred to as birthright citizenship, is the right of anyone born in the territory of a state to nationality or citizenship.
Kaala-Gomen is a commune in the North Province of New Caledonia, an overseas territory of France in the Pacific Ocean.
The kagu or cagou (Rhynochetos jubatus) is a crested, long-legged, and bluish-grey bird endemic to the dense mountain forests of New Caledonia.
The Kanak and Socialist National Liberation Front (Front de Libération Nationale Kanak et Socialiste, FLNKS) is a militant pro-independence alliance of political parties in New Caledonia.
Kanak (French spelling until 1984: Canaque) are the indigenous Melanesian inhabitants of New Caledonia, an overseas collectivity of France in the southwest Pacific.
Koné is a commune in the North Province of New Caledonia, a special collectivity of France in the Pacific Ocean.
Kouaoua is a commune in the North Province of New Caledonia, an overseas territory of France in the Pacific Ocean.
Koumac is a commune in the North Province of New Caledonia, an overseas territory of France in the Pacific Ocean.
The Future Together (l'Avenir Ensemble) is a center-right political party in New Caledonia supporting the maintenance of political and administrative ties with France.
L'Île-des-Pins is a commune in the South Province of New Caledonia, an overseas territory of France in the Pacific Ocean.
La Foa is a commune in the South Province of New Caledonia, an overseas territory of France in the Pacific Ocean.
La Première is a network of radio and television stations operating in France's overseas departments and territories around the world.
La Tontouta International Airport, also known as Nouméa – La Tontouta International Airport (Aéroport de Nouméa - La Tontouta) is the main international airport in New Caledonia.
New Caledonia, a part of the French Republic, uses French as its official language, following the constitutional law 92-554 (June 1992).
The lanterne rouge is the competitor in last place in a cycling race such as the Tour de France.
The Lapita culture was a prehistoric Pacific Ocean people who flourished in the Pacific Islands from about 1600 BCE to about 500 BCE.
Le Mont-Dore is a commune in the suburbs of Nouméa in the South Province of New Caledonia, an overseas territory of France in the Pacific Ocean.
Les Nouvelles Calédoniennes is a daily, French-language newspaper published in New Caledonia since June 15, 1971.
Lifou is a commune of France in the Loyalty Islands Province of New Caledonia in the Pacific Ocean.
Lifou Island or Drehu in the local language is the largest, most populous and most important island of the Loyalty Islands (Loyalty Islands Province), in the archipelago of New Caledonia, an overseas territory of France in the Pacific Ocean.
This is a list of the world's countries and their dependent territories by area, ranked by total area.
This is a list of fish recorded from the Coral Sea, bordering Australia, Papua New Guinea, Vanuatu and New Caledonia.
This is a list of lists of islands in the world grouped by oceans, by continents, and by other classifications.
The London Missionary Society was a missionary society formed in England in 1795 by evangelical Anglicans and various nonconformists.
Louise Michel (29 May 1830– 9 January 1905) was a teacher and important figure in the Paris Commune.
The Loyalty Islands (Îles Loyauté) are an archipelago in the Pacific.
The Loyalty Islands Province (French Province des îles Loyauté) is one of three administrative subdivisions of New Caledonia.
Luganville is the second largest city in Vanuatu.
Malakula Island (coordinates), also spelled Malekula, is the second-largest island in the nation of Vanuatu, in the Pacific Ocean region of Melanesia.
Low Maquis in Corsica High ''macchia'' in Sardinia Maquis (French) or macchia (Italian: macchia mediterranea) is a shrubland biome in the Mediterranean region, typically consisting of densely growing evergreen shrubs.
Maré Island or Nengone (Île de Maré) is the second-largest of the Loyalty Islands, in the archipelago of New Caledonia, an overseas territory of France in the Pacific Ocean.
The Marist Brothers of the Schools, commonly known as simply the Marist Brothers, is an international community of Catholic Religious Institute of Brothers.
The Maritime Gendarmerie (Gendarmerie Maritime) is a component of the French National Gendarmerie under operational control of the chief of staff of the French Navy.
The Matignon Agreements were agreements signed in the Hôtel Matignon by Jean-Marie Tjibaou and Jacques Lafleur on 26 June 1988 between loyalists who wanted to keep New Caledonia as a part of the French Fifth Republic, and separatists, who did not.
Maurice Leenhardt (9 March 1878 – 26 January 1954), was a French pastor and ethnologist specialising in the Kanak people of New Caledonia.
McHale's Navy is an American sitcom starring Ernest Borgnine that aired 138 half-hour episodes over four seasons, from October 11, 1962, to April 12, 1966, on the ABC television network.
Measles is a highly contagious infectious disease caused by the measles virus.
Melanesia is a subregion of Oceania extending from New Guinea island in the southwestern Pacific Ocean to the Arafura Sea, and eastward to Fiji.
In linguistics, Melanesian is an obsolete term referring to the Austronesian languages of Melanesia: that is, the Oceanic, Eastern Malayo-Polynesian, or Central–Eastern Malayo-Polynesian languages apart from Polynesian and Micronesian.
Melanesians are the predominant indigenous inhabitants of Melanesia.
Metropolitan France (France métropolitaine or la Métropole), also known as European France or Mainland France, is the part of France in Europe.
The Minister of the Interior (Ministre de l'Intérieur) is an important position in the Government of France.
The Ministry of Higher Education, Research and Innovation (Ministère de l’Enseignement supérieur, de la Recherche et de l'Innovation, MESRI) is a ministry (government department) of France overseeing university-level education and research.
Moindou is a commune in the South Province of New Caledonia, an overseas territory of France in the Pacific Ocean.
The Mokrani Revolt, known locally as the Unfaq urrumi, ("the French war"), which broke out on 16 March 1871, was the most important local uprising against French colonial power in Algeria since the conquest in 1830: more than 250 tribes rose up, around a third of the population of the country.
In biology, a monotypic taxon is a taxonomic group (taxon) that contains only one immediately subordinate taxon.
Mont Panié is a mountain on the island of Grande Terre in New Caledonia.
Montrouziera cauliflora, the giant Houp tree, is a species of flowering plant in the family Clusiaceae.
Multiracial is defined as made up of or relating to people of many races.
Louis-Napoléon Bonaparte (born Charles-Louis Napoléon Bonaparte; 20 April 1808 – 9 January 1873) was the President of France from 1848 to 1852 and as Napoleon III the Emperor of the French from 1852 to 1870.
The National Gendarmerie (Gendarmerie nationale) is one of two national police forces of France, along with the National Police.
The nautilus (from the Latin form of the original ναυτίλος, 'sailor') is a pelagic marine mollusc of the cephalopod family Nautilidae, the sole extant family of the superfamily Nautilaceae and of its smaller but near equal suborder, Nautilina.
A navigator is the person on board a ship or aircraft responsible for its navigation.
Nengone is a language of the Loyalty Islands, New Caledonia.
The New Caledonia national football team is the national team of New Caledonia and is controlled by the Fédération Calédonienne de Football.
The New Caledonian 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.
The New Caledonian crow (Corvus moneduloides) is an all-black, medium-sized member of the family Corvidae, native to New Caledonia.
An independence referendum was held in New Caledonia on 13 September 1987.
An independence referendum will be held in New Caledonia on 4 November 2018.
A referendum on the Nouméa Accord was held in New Caledonia on 8 November 1998.
New Zealand (Aotearoa) is a sovereign island country in the southwestern Pacific Ocean.
Ni-Vanuatu is a demonym used to refer to all Melanesian ethnicities originating in Vanuatu.
Nickel is a chemical element with symbol Ni and atomic number 28.
The North Province (French province Nord) is one of three administrative subdivisions in New Caledonia.
Nothofagus, also known as the southern beeches, is a genus of 43 species of trees and shrubs native to the Southern Hemisphere in southern South America (Chile, Argentina) and Australasia (east and southeast Australia, New Zealand, New Guinea and New Caledonia).
Nouméa is the capital and largest city of the French special collectivity of New Caledonia.
The Nouméa Accord of 1998 is a promise by the French Republic to grant political power to New Caledonia and its original population, the Kanaks, until the territory decides whether to remain a special collectivity of France or become an independent state in a referendum to be held in 2018.
NRJ (NRJ is an acronym read as énergie in French, pronounced) is a private French radio station created by Jean-Paul Baudecroux and Max Guazzini in June 1981 and belongs to the NRJ Group.
The Oceania Football Confederation (OFC) is one of the six continental confederations of international association football, consisting of New Zealand, Papua New Guinea, Fiji, Tonga, and other Pacific Island countries.
The Oceania Handball Nations Championship is the official competition for senior national handball teams of Oceania, and takes place every two years.
The approximately 450 Oceanic languages are a well-established branch of the Austronesian languages.
The OFC Nations Cup is an international association football tournament held among the Oceania Football Confederation (OFC) member nations.
Ouanaham Airport is an airport serving Lifou, Lifou Island, New Caledonia.
Ouégoa is a commune in the North Province of New Caledonia, an overseas territory of France in the Pacific Ocean.
Ouvéa or Uvea is a commune in the Loyalty Islands Province of New Caledonia, an overseas territory of France in the Pacific Ocean.
The Ouvéa cave hostage taking was an event that occurred from 22 April 1988 to 5 May 1988 in which members of the independence movement, the National Union for Independence-Kanak and Socialist National Liberation Front assassinated 4 gendarmes and took 27 gendarmes, a public prosecutor and seven members of the French GIGN military unit hostage on the island of Ouvéa, New Caledonia.
An overseas department (département d’outre-mer or DOM) is a department of France that is outside metropolitan France.
Overseas France (France d'outre-mer) consists of all the French-administerd territories outside the European continent.
Overseas Indonesians people of Indonesian origin who live outside Indonesia.
The term overseas territory (Territoire d'outre-mer or TOM) is an administrative division of France and is currently only applied to the French Southern and Antarctic Lands.
The P400 patrol ships are small vessels of the French Navy.
Païta is a commune in the suburbs of Nouméa in the South Province of New Caledonia, an overseas territory of France in the Pacific Ocean.
The Pacific Cup is a rugby league football competition for national teams from the Pacific region.
The Pacific Games (formerly known as the South Pacific Games) is a multi-sport event, much like the Olympic Games (albeit on a smaller scale), with participation exclusively from countries around the South Pacific Ocean.
The Pacific Ocean is the largest and deepest of Earth's oceanic divisions.
Paicî is the most widely spoken of the two dozen languages on the main island of New Caledonia.
Parasitaxus usta is a rare species of conifer of the family Podocarpaceae, and the sole species of the genus Parasitaxus.
The Paris Commune (La Commune de Paris) was a radical socialist and revolutionary government that ruled Paris from 18 March to 28 May 1871.
A penal colony is a settlement used to exile prisoners and separate them from the general population by placing them in a remote location, often an island or distant colonial territory.
Philippe Germain is a French politician who currently serves as President of the Government of New Caledonia.
Pied-Noir ("Black-Foot"), plural Pieds-Noirs, is a term primarily referring to people of European, mostly ethnic French origin, who were born in Algeria during the period of French rule from 1830 to 1962.
Plum is a coastal village in the commune of Le Mont-Dore on the southwest coast of New Caledonia, just north of Pirogues Bay.
Poindimié is a commune in the North Province of New Caledonia, an overseas territory of France in the Pacific Ocean.
The Polynesians are a subset of Austronesians native to the islands of Polynesia that speak the Polynesian languages, a branch of the Oceanic subfamily of the Austronesian language family.
Ponérihouen is a commune in the North Province of New Caledonia, an overseas territory of France in the Pacific Ocean.
Port Vila is the capital and largest city of Vanuatu and is on the island of Efate.
Pouébo is a commune in the North Province of New Caledonia, an overseas territory of France in the Pacific Ocean.
Pouembout is a commune in the North Province of New Caledonia, an overseas territory of France in the Pacific Ocean.
Poum is a commune in the North Province of New Caledonia, an overseas territory of France in the Pacific Ocean.
Poya is a commune in New Caledonia, an overseas territory of France in the Pacific Ocean.
The President of the French Republic (Président de la République française) is the executive head of state of France in the French Fifth Republic.
This article lists the Presidents of the Government of New Caledonia since 1999, after the Nouméa Accord was signed in 1998.
Protestantism is the second largest form of Christianity with collectively more than 900 million adherents worldwide or nearly 40% of all Christians.
Queensland (abbreviated as Qld) is the second-largest and third-most populous state in the Commonwealth of Australia.
Real Gross Domestic Product (real GDP) is a macroeconomic measure of the value of economic output adjusted for price changes (i.e., inflation or deflation).
Rebellion (L'Ordre et la Morale) is a 2011 French historical drama film directed, produced, co-written, co-edited by and starring Mathieu Kassovitz.
Reggae is a music genre that originated in Jamaica in the late 1960s.
Renzo Piano, (born 14 September 1937) is an Italian architect and engineer.
Reporters Without Borders (RWB), or Reporters Sans Frontières (RSF), is an international non-profit, non-governmental organization that promotes and defends freedom of information and freedom of the press.
Rhacodactylus leachianus, commonly known as the New Caledonian giant gecko or Leach's giant gecko, is a large species of gecko, first described by Georges Cuvier in 1829, which is endemic to New Caledonia.
Rhynochetos is a genus of birds in the kagu family.
Rugby league football is a full-contact sport played by two teams of thirteen players on a rectangular field.
Sandalwood is a class of woods from trees in the genus Santalum.
Sarraméa is a commune in the South Province of New Caledonia, an overseas territory of France in the Pacific Ocean.
Science, also widely referred to as Science Magazine, is the peer-reviewed academic journal of the American Association for the Advancement of Science (AAAS) and one of the world's top academic journals.
Scoop.co.nz is a New Zealand internet news site run by Scoop Media Limited, part of the Scoop Media Cartel.
Scotland (Alba) is a country that is part of the United Kingdom and covers the northern third of the island of Great Britain.
Skinks are lizards belonging to the family Scincidae and the infraorder Scincomorpha.
Smallpox was an infectious disease caused by one of two virus variants, Variola major and Variola minor.
The South Province (French province Sud) is one of three administrative subdivisions in New Caledonia.
Southeast Asia or Southeastern Asia is a subregion of Asia, consisting of the countries that are geographically south of China, east of India, west of New Guinea and north of Australia.
Soyons unis, devenons frères (Let us unite, let us become brothers) is the officially recognised anthem of New Caledonia.
The Special Committee on Decolonization (its full official title being the Special Committee on the Situation with regard to the Implementation of the Declaration on the Granting of Independence to Colonial Countries and Peoples; also known as the U.N. Special Committee of the 24 on Decolonization, the Committee of 24, or simply, the Decolonization Committee) was created in 1961 by the General Assembly of the United Nations with the purpose of monitoring implementation of the Declaration on the Granting of Independence to Colonial Countries and Peoples and to make recommendations on its application.
Sui generis is a Latin phrase that means "of its (his, her, their) own kind; in a class by itself; unique." A number of disciplines use the term to refer to unique entities.
The Tahitians, or Maohis, are a nation and Polynesian ethnic group native to Tahiti and thirteen other Society Islands in French Polynesia, as well as the modern population of these lands of multiracial, primarily Polynesian-French, ancestry (demis).
National Significant Numbers (NSN): six digits Format: 0888816549.
The terror skink (Phoboscincus bocourti), also called Bocourt’s terrific skink or Bocourt's eyelid skink, is a species of skink endemic to the Île des Pins (Isle of Pines), a small islet off the coast of New Caledonia.
TF1 (té effe un) is a private national French TV channel, controlled by TF1 Group, whose major share-holder is Bouygues.
The Rally (Le Rassemblement; until 2004 Rally for Caledonia in the Republic, Rassemblement pour une Calédonie dans la République) is a conservative political party in New Caledonia, strongly supportive of the French status of the region; it is affiliated with the French Union for a Popular Movement.
Thio is a commune in the South Province of New Caledonia, an overseas territory of France in the Pacific Ocean.
The Tiwaka River is a river of northeastern New Caledonia.
Tool use by animals is a phenomenon in which an animal uses any kind of tool in order to achieve a goal such as acquiring food and water, grooming, defense, recreation or construction.
The total fertility rate (TFR), sometimes also called the fertility rate, absolute/potential natality, period total fertility rate (PTFR), or total period fertility rate (TPFR) of a population is the average number of children that would be born to a woman over her lifetime if.
A totem (Ojibwe doodem) is a spirit being, sacred object, or symbol that serves as an emblem of a group of people, such as a family, clan, lineage, or tribe.
Totem poles (Gyáa'aang in the Haida language) are monumental carvings, a type of Northwest Coast art, consisting of poles, posts or pillars, carved with symbols or figures.
Touho is a municipality (commune) in the North Province of New Caledonia, an overseas territory of France in the Pacific Ocean.
The trade winds are the prevailing pattern of easterly surface winds found in the tropics, within the lower portion of the Earth's atmosphere, in the lower section of the troposphere near the Earth's equator.
A tropical climate in the Köppen climate classification is a non-arid climate in which all twelve months have mean temperatures of at least.
A tropical cyclone is a rapidly rotating storm system characterized by a low-pressure center, a closed low-level atmospheric circulation, strong winds, and a spiral arrangement of thunderstorms that produce heavy rain.
The Troupe de marine (TDM) are a corps of the French Army which regroups several specialties: infantry, artillery, armoured and airborne.
The United Nations list of Non-Self-Governing Territories is a list of places that the United Nations General Assembly deems to be "non-self-governing" and subject to the decolonization process.
The (UNU), established in 1973, is the academic and research arm of the United Nations.
The United States Army (USA) is the land warfare service branch of the United States Armed Forces.
The United States Navy (USN) is the naval warfare service branch of the United States Armed Forces and one of the seven uniformed services of the United States.
The University of Michigan Press is part of Michigan Publishing at the University of Michigan Library.
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.
Vale Canada Limited (formerly Vale Inco, CVRD Inco and Inco Limited; for corporate branding purposes simply known as "Vale" and pronounced in English) is a wholly owned subsidiary of the Brazilian mining company Vale.
Vanuatu (or; Bislama, French), officially the Republic of Vanuatu (République de Vanuatu, Bislama: Ripablik blong Vanuatu), is a Pacific island nation located in the South Pacific Ocean.
Vichy France (Régime de Vichy) is the common name of the French State (État français) headed by Marshal Philippe Pétain during World War II.
Victor Henri Rochefort, Marquis de Rochefort-Luçay (30 January 1831 – 30 June 1913) was a French politician.
The Vietnamese people or the Kinh people (người Việt or người Kinh), are an ethnic group originating from present-day northern Vietnam.
Voh is a commune in the North Province of New Caledonia, an overseas territory of France in the Pacific Ocean.
Voter turnout is the percentage of eligible voters who cast a ballot in an election.
Wallis and Futuna, officially the Territory of the Wallis and Futuna Islands (Wallis-et-Futuna or Territoire des îles Wallis-et-Futuna, Fakauvea and Fakafutuna: Uvea mo Futuna), is a French island collectivity in the South Pacific between Tuvalu to the northwest, Fiji to the southwest, Tonga to the southeast, Samoa to the east, and Tokelau to the northeast.
Wallisian, or Uvean (Fakauvea|), is the Polynesian language spoken on Wallis (also known as Uvea).
Wé is a small town in the commune of Lifou, in the Loyalty Islands Province, New Caledonia.
Wellington (Te Whanganui-a-Tara) is the capital city and second most populous urban area of New Zealand, with residents.
Wood carving is a form of woodworking by means of a cutting tool (knife) in one hand or a chisel by two hands or with one hand on a chisel and one hand on a mallet, resulting in a wooden figure or figurine, or in the sculptural ornamentation of a wooden object.
Yam is the common name for some plant species in the genus Dioscorea (family Dioscoreaceae) that form edible tubers.
Yaté is a commune in the South Province of New Caledonia, an overseas territory of France in the Pacific Ocean.
Zealandia, also known as the New Zealand continent or Tasmantis is an almost entirely submerged mass of continental crust that sank after breaking away from Australia 60–85 million years ago, having separated from Antarctica between 85 and 130 million years ago.
Zoreille is a Réunion Creole term to describe French people born in Metropolitan France and recently arrived in Réunion.
.nc is the Internet country code top-level domain (ccTLD) for New Caledonia.
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