Ouégoa

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Ouégoa
The Commissariat de l'Or au Caillou became the Normandon Hotel in 1896
The Commissariat de l'Or au Caillou became the Normandon Hotel in 1896
Location of the commune (in red) within New Caledonia
Location of the commune (in red) within New Caledonia
Coordinates: 20°21′02″S 164°25′57″E / 20.3506°S 164.4326°E / -20.3506; 164.4326Coordinates: 20°21′02″S 164°25′57″E / 20.3506°S 164.4326°E / -20.3506; 164.4326
Country France
Sui generis collectivity New Caledonia
Province North Province
Government
 • Mayor Cézelin Tchoeaoua
Area1 656.8 km2 (253.6 sq mi)
Population (2004 census)2 2,114
 • Density 3.2/km2 (8.3/sq mi)
Ethnic distribution
 • 1996 census Kanaks 75.9%
Europeans 22.2%
Polynesians 0.5%
Other 1.4%
INSEE/Postal code 98819 / 98821
Elevation 0–1,347 m (0–4,419 ft)
(avg. 10 m or 33 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.

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