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Title: Pouembout  
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Subject: Administrative divisions of New Caledonia, New Caledonia, Plaine Des Gaiacs Airfield, Communes of New Caledonia, North Province, New Caledonia
Collection: Communes of New Caledonia
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Traditional architecture in Pouembout
Traditional architecture in Pouembout
Location of the commune (in red) within New Caledonia
Location of the commune (in red) within New Caledonia
Country France
Sui generis collectivity New Caledonia
Province North Province
 • Mayor Jean Naouna
Area1 674.3 km2 (260.3 sq mi)
Population (2004 census)2 1,471
 • Density 2.2/km2 (5.7/sq mi)
Ethnic distribution
 • 1996 census Europeans 50.7%
Kanaks 44.1%
Polynesians 0.3%
Other 4.9%
INSEE/Postal code 98825 / 98825
Elevation 0–1,134 m (0–3,720 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.

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

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