New Caledonia is an island country, a sui generis collectivity of overseas France in the southwest Pacific Ocean, south of Vanuatu, east of Australia. It is located on the Eastern side of Australia. Noumea is the capital and largest city of New Caledonia. The other major cities and towns in New Caledonia are Le Mont-Dore, Dumbea, Paita, Lifou, Mare, Kone, Bourail, Poindimie, Houailou, etc.
The official language of the country in New Caledonia is French. The other recognized official languages in New Caledonia are Nengone, Paici, Ajie, Drehu, etc. New Caledonia is well known for its unique way of celebrating its festivals like the Avocado Festival, Giant Omelette Festival, New Caledonia Triathlon, New Caledonia Ultra Trail, French Cheese Festival, Bastille Day, Trans Caledonian Southern, Bourail Fair, New Caledonia International Marathon, Megarando Biking Event, South Pacific Golf Championship, Francofolies, Blackwoodstock Festival, Underground Gourmet, etc. Many foreigners or travelers also take part in the celebration and enjoy it.
The official name of the postal service in New Caledonia is New Caledonia's Postal and Telecommunication Service (OPT-NC). The postal service in New Caledonia was introduced in 1859 and the name OPT-NC was adopted in 2003. New Caledonia is divided into three provinces namely South Province, North Province and Loyalty Islands Province. It was subdivided into 33 communes (municipalities). At first, there was so much controversy over the places which were registered under the postal code office, but then slowly every region in New Caledonia got its postal codes. The pin code is segregated in such a way that each of the postal codes is.
New Caledonia has a total land area of 18,576 km2, which comes to around a total of 7,172 mi2. The entire land of New Caledonia consists of three provinces. The names of provinces are South Province, North Province and Loyalty Islands Province. It was subdivided into 33 communes (municipalities). It was further subdivided into cities, municipalities, towns, and villages.
New Caledonia has a total water area of 1.6 %. The major sources of water include groundwater, lakes, rainwater, rivers, snow, soil moisture springs, streams, water, waterfall, wetlands, etc. New Caledonia has more than two lakes and few water bodies. Some water bodies have developed as tourist spots. Many water bodies are small in area and contain a minimum volume of water. Most of these water bodies are fresh water and very few are salt lakes.
New Caledonia contains more than 768 named mountains. The highest peak and the most prominent mountain is Mont Panie which is about 1,628 meters (5,341 feet). The other major mountains in New Caledonia are Mount Aopinie, Mont Mau, L’Aiguillon, Yume, Mont Ire, Ilot du Passage, Ile Longue, Ilots Avon, Ilot Loop, etc.
|îles Belep||Île Art (BWEO) ,Île Art (Païromé), Île Art (Wala),Île Art (Weaa),Île Pott (Mouane),Île Pott (Panane)||98811|
|Kouaoua||Kouaoua||98818 , 98850|
|Dumbéa||Dumbéa||98830 , 98835 , 98837 , 98839|
|La Foa||La Foa||98880|
|Le Mont-Doré||La Coulée||98876|
|Le Mont-Doré||Le Mont-Doré||98809 , 98810|
|Païta||Païta||98889 , 98890|
|New Caledonia PostalCode|
|Postcode type and position||
5 digits to the left of delivery office name.
Postcodes of the French overseas department and territories all begin with 97 or 98.
The third digit identifies the territory (8 for New Caledonia).
Mr. Jean DURAND
25 RUE DE L EGLISE
XX-- (First two digit) ---> indicate Overseas Territory.
X-- (third digit) ---> indicates the Overseas Territory number.
XX-- (Last two digit) ---> indicate the delivery area or settlement or post office.
Each administrative division maintains its postal code for mail delivery purposes. Having the correct code is essential to your mail delivery. The official name of the New Caledonia postal service is New Caledonia's Postal and Telecommunication Service (OPT-NC). The postal service in New Caledonia was introduced in 1859. There are three postal regions in New Caledonia where new postal codes have been introduced. New Caledonia has more than 53 postal codes.
New Caledonia uses a five-digit numeric postal code system in which the first two digits and the last two digits have different indicates which are shown below;
Mr. Jean DURAND(addressee)
25 RUE DE L EGLISE (P.O. Box)
98814 FAYAOUE(locality , postcode)
NEW CALEDONIA (country)