Ouégoa

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Ouégoa
The Commissariat de l'Or au Caillou became the Normandon Hotel in 1896
The Commissariat de l'Or au Caillou became the Normandon Hotel in 1896
Location of the commune (in red) within New Caledonia
Location of the commune (in red) within New Caledonia
Location of Ouégoa
Coordinates: 20°21′02″S 164°25′57″E / 20.3506°S 164.4326°E / -20.3506; 164.4326Coordinates: 20°21′02″S 164°25′57″E / 20.3506°S 164.4326°E / -20.3506; 164.4326
CountryFrance
Sui generis collectivityNew Caledonia
ProvinceNorth Province
Government
 • MayorCézelin Tchoeaoua
Area
1
656.8 km2 (253.6 sq mi)
Population
(2014 census)2
2,360
 • Density3.6/km2 (9.3/sq mi)
Ethnic distribution
 • 1996 censusKanaks 75.9%
Europeans 22.2%
Polynesians 0.5%
Other 1.4%
INSEE/Postal code
98819 /98821
Elevation0–1,347 m (0–4,419 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.

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