Touho

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Touho
Location of the commune (in red) within New Caledonia
Location of the commune (in red) within New Caledonia
Location of Touho
Coordinates: 20°47′S 165°14′E / 20.79°S 165.23°E / -20.79; 165.23Coordinates: 20°47′S 165°14′E / 20.79°S 165.23°E / -20.79; 165.23
CountryFrance
Sui generis collectivityNew Caledonia
ProvinceNorth Province
Government
 • MayorAlphonse Poinine
Area
1
283.0 km2 (109.3 sq mi)
Population
(2014 census)2
2,087
 • Density7.4/km2 (19/sq mi)
Ethnic distribution
 • 1996 censusKanaks 83.6%
Europeans 12.8%
Polynesians 0.5%
Other 3.1%
INSEE/Postal code
98830 /98831
Elevation0–1,069 m (0–3,507 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.

Touho is a municipality (commune) in the North Province of New Caledonia, an overseas territory of France in the Pacific Ocean. Touho lies on the east coast of the main island (Grande Terre) and is served by a road and an airfield.

The vocational school, Lycée Professionnel Augustin Ty,[1] was officially opened in 1994. It is located directly opposite the airport.

References[edit]

  1. ^ "Lycée Augustin Ty - Touho". Ac-noumea.nc. Retrieved 2015-11-20.