Yaté

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Yaté
Location of the commune (in red) within New Caledonia
Location of the commune (in red) within New Caledonia
Coordinates: 22°10′03″S 166°55′36″E / 22.1676°S 166.9266°E / -22.1676; 166.9266Coordinates: 22°10′03″S 166°55′36″E / 22.1676°S 166.9266°E / -22.1676; 166.9266
Country France
Sui generis collectivity New Caledonia
Province South Province
Government
 • Mayor Adolphe Kamébo Digoué
Area
 • Land1 1,338.4 km2 (516.8 sq mi)
Population (2004 census)
 • Population2 1,843
 • Population2 density 1.4/km2 (3.6/sq mi)
Ethnic distribution
 • 1996 census Kanaks 95.5%
Europeans 3.8%
Polynesians 0.1%
Other 0.6%
INSEE/Postal code 98832 / 98834
Elevation 0–1,501 m (0–4,925 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.

Yaté is a commune in the South Province of New Caledonia, an overseas territory of France in the Pacific Ocean. The Yaté Dam is located within the commune.