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
ProvinceSouth Province
Government
 • Mayor (2014-2020) Adolphe Kamébo Digoué
Area
1
1,338.4 km2 (516.8 sq mi)
Population
(2014)2
1,747
 • Density1.3/km2 (3.4/sq mi)
Ethnic distribution
 • 1996 censusKanaks 95.5%
Europeans 3.8%
Polynesians 0.1%
Other 0.6%
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. 2 Population without double counting: residents of multiple communes (e.g., students and military personnel) only counted once.

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.