Geography in New Caledonia

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Geography in New Caledonia


The continent: Oceania
  
Iso2:NC
  
Iso3:NCL

For country comparisons (the table on the map) colors are used:
 
 Good performance;
 
 The average;
 
 Poor performance

Area in New Caledonia


Surface area

18 580 sq. km.[?] (2015)
(descending): 152 in the world of 233 (35,19%); 5 place in Oceania from 24 (83,33%)

Land area

18 280 sq. km.[?] (2015)
(descending): 151 in the world of 230 (34,78%); 5 place in Oceania from 24 (83,33%)

Territorial waters

300 sq. km.[?] (2015)
(descending): 128 in the world of 153 (16,99%); 6 place in Oceania from 8 (37,50%)

Land use in New Caledonia


Land area

18 280 sq. km.[?] (2015)
(descending): 151 in the world of 230 (34,78%); 5 place in Oceania from 24 (83,33%)

Agricultural land

10,08 {% of land area[?]}
(2014)
(descending): 182 in the world of 208 (12,98%); 16 place in Oceania from 19
(21,05%)
7,79 % (1,56 % annual) ↗
min: 10,08; max: 15,86; max-min: 5,79 (36,48%); mid: 12,97;
-2,89 (-28,69%)
1 842 {sq.km.[?]}
(2014)
(descending): 159 in the world of 209 (24,40%); 6 place in Oceania from 19
(73,68%)
7,79 % (1,56 % annual) ↗
min: 1 842; max: 2 900; max-min: 1 058 (36,48%); mid: 2 371;
-528,60 (-28,69%)
0,675 {hectares per person[?]}
(2015)
(descending): 70 in the world of 207 (66,67%); 4 place in Oceania from 19
(84,21%)
17,69 % (3,54 % annual) ↗
min: 0,675; max: 3,30; max-min: 2,63 (79,57%); mid: 1,99;
-1,31 (-194,72%)

Arable land

0,341 {% of land area[?]}
(2014)
(descending): 202 in the world of 206 (2,43%); 17 place in Oceania from 17
(5,88%)
8,97 % (1,79 % annual) ↗
min: 0,328; max: 0,547; max-min: 0,219 (40,00%); mid: 0,438;
-0,096 (-28,21%)
62,80 {sq.km.[?]}
(2015)
(descending): 174 in the world of 206 (16,02%); 9 place in Oceania from 17
(52,94%)
8,28 % (1,66 % annual) ↗
min: 62,80; max: 100,00; max-min: 37,20 (37,20%); mid: 81,40;
-18,60 (-29,62%)
0,023 {hectares per person[?]}
(2015)
(descending): 177 in the world of 206 (14,56%); 12 place in Oceania from 17
(35,29%)
18,24 % (3,65 % annual) ↗
min: 0,023; max: 0,089; max-min: 0,066 (74,04%); mid: 0,056;
-0,033 (-142,59%)

Forest area

45,90 {% of land area[?]}
(2015)
(descending): 59 in the world of 205 (71,71%); 11 place in Oceania from 18
(44,44%)
8 390 {sq. km.[?]}
(2015)
(descending): 125 in the world of 206 (39,81%); 6 place in Oceania from 18
(72,22%)
3,07 {hectares per person[?]}
(2015)
(descending): 17 in the world of 204 (92,16%); 4 place in Oceania from 18
(83,33%)
9,20 % (1,84 % annual) ↗
min: 3,07; max: 4,91; max-min: 1,84 (37,40%); mid: 3,99;
-0,918 (-29,87%)

Terrestrial protected areas

54,25 {% of land area[?]}
(2014)
(descending): 1 in the world of 204 (100%); 1 place in Oceania from 18
(100%)
25,00 % (5,00 % annual) ↘
min: 6,06; max: 54,25; max-min: 48,19 (88,83%); mid: 30,16;
24,10 (44,41%)
10 537 {sq. km.[?]}
(2015)
(descending): 109 in the world of 202 (46,53%); 4 place in Oceania from 18
(83,33%)
0,021 {hectares per person[?]}
(2015)
(descending): 12 in the world of 202 (94,55%); 4 place in Oceania from 18
(83,33%)

Coastline

2 254 km.[?] (2015)
(descending): 54 in the world of 191 (72,25%); 8 place in Oceania from 24 (70,83%)

highest point

1 628 m.[?] (2015)
(descending): 136 in the world of 232 (41,81%); 8 place in Oceania from 24 (70,83%)

Main parameters in New Caledonia


Population

273 000 number of people[?] (2015)
(descending): 181 in the world of 233 (22,75%); 7 place in Oceania from 24 (75%)
8,42 % (1,68 % annual) ↘
min: 79 000; max: 273 000; max-min: 194 000 (71,06%); mid: 176 000;
97 000 (35,53%)

Surface area

18 580 sq. km.[?] (2015)
(descending): 152 in the world of 233 (35,19%); 5 place in Oceania from 24 (83,33%)

Population density

14,93 people per sq. km of land area[?] (2015)
(descending): 204 in the world of 230 (11,74%); 21 place in Oceania from 24 (16,67%)
8,42 % (1,68 % annual) ↘
min: 4,44; max: 14,93; max-min: 10,49 (70,26%); mid: 9,69;
5,25 (35,13%)

Population growth rate

1,85 annual %[?] (2015)
(descending): 69 in the world of 216 (68,52%); 5 place in Oceania from 19 (78,95%)
9,29 % (1,86 % annual) ↗
min: 0,725; max: 7,41; max-min: 6,69 (90,22%); mid: 4,07;
-2,22 (-120,06%)

Surface area

6,81 hectar per person[?] (2015)
(ascending): 208 in the world of 233 (11,16%); 21 place in Oceania from 24 (16,67%)
9,20 % (1,84 % annual) ↗
min: 6,81; max: 23,52; max-min: 16,71 (71,06%); mid: 15,16;
-8,36 (-122,78%)