North Province, New Caledonia

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North Province

Province Nord
Flag of North Province
Flag
CountryFrance
CollectivityNew Caledonia
SeatKoné
Government
 • PresidentPaul Néaoutyine
Area
 • Total9,582.6 km2 (3,699.9 sq mi)
Population
 (2014 census)[1]
 • Total50,487
 • Density5.3/km2 (14/sq mi)
Communities (2009)
 • Kanak73.80%
 • European12.75%
 • Multiracial5.68%
 • Other7.78%
Websitewww.province-nord.nc

The North Province (French province Nord) is one of three administrative subdivisions in New Caledonia. It corresponds to the northern and northeastern portion of the New Caledonian mainland.

The provincial government seat is at Koné.

Provincial Congress[edit]

Of the 22 seats in the provincial congress, the National Union for Independence-Kanak and Socialist National Liberation Front holds 11, the Caledonian Union has 7, the Rally for Caledonia in the Republic has 3, and Future Together has 1.

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Coordinates: 21°0′S 165°0′E / 21.000°S 165.000°E / -21.000; 165.000