Moindou

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Moindou
The Garden of the Future and the chapel of Moindou
The Garden of the Future and the chapel of Moindou
Location of the commune (in red) within New Caledonia
Location of the commune (in red) within New Caledonia
Coordinates: 21°41′52″S 165°40′42″E / 21.6979°S 165.6782°E / -21.6979; 165.6782Coordinates: 21°41′52″S 165°40′42″E / 21.6979°S 165.6782°E / -21.6979; 165.6782
Country France
Sui generis collectivity New Caledonia
Province South Province
Government
 • Mayor François Burck
Area1 321.9 km2 (124.3 sq mi)
Population (2004 census)2 602
 • Density 1.9/km2 (4.8/sq mi)
Ethnic distribution
 • 1996 census Kanaks 60.9%
Europeans 31.7%
Polynesians 3.7%
Other 3.7%
INSEE/Postal code 98816 / 98819
Elevation 0–1,098 m (0–3,602 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.

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