Farino

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Farino
Location of the commune (in red) within New Caledonia
Location of the commune (in red) within New Caledonia
Coordinates: 21°40′06″S 165°45′55″E / 21.6682°S 165.7653°E / -21.6682; 165.7653Coordinates: 21°40′06″S 165°45′55″E / 21.6682°S 165.7653°E / -21.6682; 165.7653
Country France
Sui generis collectivity New Caledonia
Province South Province
Government
 • Mayor Ghislaine Arlie
Area1 48.0 km2 (18.5 sq mi)
Population (2004 census)2 459
 • Density 9.6/km2 (25/sq mi)
Ethnic distribution
 • 1996 census Europeans 76.0%
Polynesians 12.2%
Kanaks 9.3%
Other 2.5%
INSEE/Postal code 98806 / 98880
Elevation 15–701 m (49–2,300 ft)
(avg. 250 m or 820 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.

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