Pouébo

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Pouébo
Location of the commune (in red) within New Caledonia
Location of the commune (in red) within New Caledonia
Coordinates: 20°23′51″S 164°34′08″E / 20.3975°S 164.5689°E / -20.3975; 164.5689Coordinates: 20°23′51″S 164°34′08″E / 20.3975°S 164.5689°E / -20.3975; 164.5689
Country France
Sui generis collectivity New Caledonia
Province North Province
Government
 • Mayor Joseph Pada
Area1 202.8 km2 (78.3 sq mi)
Population (2004 census)2 2,381
 • Density 12/km2 (30/sq mi)
Ethnic distribution
 • 1996 census Kanaks 95.5%
Europeans 3.6%
Polynesians 0.5%
Other 0.4%
INSEE/Postal code 98824 / 98824
Elevation 0–1,406 m (0–4,613 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.

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