Touho

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Touho
Location of the commune (in red) within New Caledonia
Location of the commune (in red) within New Caledonia
Coordinates: 20°47′S 165°14′E / 20.79°S 165.23°E / -20.79; 165.23Coordinates: 20°47′S 165°14′E / 20.79°S 165.23°E / -20.79; 165.23
Country France
Sui generis collectivity New Caledonia
Province North Province
Government
 • Mayor Alphonse Poinine
Area1 283.0 km2 (109.3 sq mi)
Population (2004 census)2 2,274
 • Density 8.0/km2 (21/sq mi)
Ethnic distribution
 • 1996 census Kanaks 83.6%
Europeans 12.8%
Polynesians 0.5%
Other 3.1%
INSEE/Postal code 98830 / 98831
Elevation 0–1,069 m (0–3,507 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.

Touho is a municipality (commune) in the North Province of New Caledonia, an overseas territory of France in the Pacific Ocean. Touho lies on the east coast of the main island (Grande Terre) and is served by a road and an airfield.

The vocational school, Lycée Professionnel Augustin Ty [1] was officially opened in 1994. It is located directly opposite the airport.

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