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Location of the commune (in red) within New Caledonia
|Sui generis collectivity||New Caledonia|
|• Mayor||Georges Naturel|
|• Land1||254.6 km2 (98.3 sq mi)|
|Population (2004 census)|
|• Population2 density||73/km2 (190/sq mi)|
|• 1996 census||Europeans 40.5%
|INSEE/Postal code||98805 / 98835|
|Elevation||0–1,250 m (0–4,101 ft)
(avg. 20 m or 66 ft)
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 without double counting: residents of multiple communes (e.g., students and military personnel) only counted once.
From 1904 to 1940 the town was linked to Nouméa by the Nouméa-Païta railway.
- Official website (French)
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