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Pouembout

Pouembout
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
Coordinates:
Country France
Sui generis collectivity New Caledonia
Province North Province
Government
 • 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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