Yaté

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Yaté
Ouinné, a mining site in the commune of Yaté
Ouinné, a mining site in the commune of Yaté
Location of the commune (in red) within New Caledonia
Location of the commune (in red) within New Caledonia
Location of Yaté
Coordinates: 22°10′03″S 166°55′36″E / 22.1676°S 166.9266°E / -22.1676; 166.9266Coordinates: 22°10′03″S 166°55′36″E / 22.1676°S 166.9266°E / -22.1676; 166.9266
CountryFrance
Sui generis collectivityNew Caledonia
ProvinceProvince Sud
Government
 • Mayor (2014-2020) Adolphe Kamébo Digoué
Area
1
1,338.4 km2 (516.8 sq mi)
Population
 (2014)
1,747
 • Density1.3/km2 (3.4/sq mi)
Ethnic distribution
 • 1996 censusKanaks 95.5%
Europeans 3.8%
Polynesians 0.1%
Other 0.6%
Time zoneUTC+11:00
INSEE/Postal code
98832 /98834
Elevation0–1,501 m (0–4,925 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.

Yaté is a commune in the South Province of New Caledonia, an overseas territory of France in the Pacific Ocean. The Yaté Dam and Blue River Provincial Park are located within the commune.

Population[edit]

Historical population
YearPop.±%
20041,843—    
20091,881+2.1%
20141,747−7.1%