Bouloupari

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Bouloupari
Commune
The church of Bouloupari
The church of Bouloupari
Location of the commune (in red) within New Caledonia
Location of the commune (in red) within New Caledonia
Coordinates: 21°52′02″S 166°02′39″E / 21.8672°S 166.0442°E / -21.8672; 166.0442Coordinates: 21°52′02″S 166°02′39″E / 21.8672°S 166.0442°E / -21.8672; 166.0442
Country France
Sui generis collectivity New Caledonia
Province South Province
Government
 • Mayor Alain Lazare
Area1 865.6 km2 (334.2 sq mi)
Population (2014 census)2 3,005
 • Density 3.5/km2 (9.0/sq mi)
Ethnic distribution
 • 1996 census Kanaks 44.2%
Europeans 42.8%
Polynesians 5.7%
Other 7.3%
INSEE/Postal code 98802 /98812
Elevation 0–1,441 m (0–4,728 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.

Bouloupari (locally spelled Boulouparis, but this spelling is not recognized by French authorities) is a commune in the South Province of New Caledonia, an overseas territory of France in the Pacific Ocean.