Hienghène

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Hienghène
"La Poule" (the hen) cliff in Hienghène
"La Poule" (the hen) cliff in Hienghène
Location of the commune (in red) within New Caledonia
Location of the commune (in red) within New Caledonia
Coordinates: 20°41′39″S 164°55′20″E / 20.6941°S 164.9222°E / -20.6941; 164.9222Coordinates: 20°41′39″S 164°55′20″E / 20.6941°S 164.9222°E / -20.6941; 164.9222
Country France
Sui generis collectivity New Caledonia
Province North Province
Government
 • Mayor Daniel Fisdiepas
Area1 1,068.8 km2 (412.7 sq mi)
Population (2004 census)2 2,627
 • Density 2.5/km2 (6.4/sq mi)
Ethnic distribution
 • 1996 census Kanaks 97.4%
Europeans 2.6%
Polynesians 0%
Other 0%
INSEE/Postal code 98807 / 98815
Elevation 0–1,628 m (0–5,341 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.

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