New Caledonia

Come enjoy the beautiful country

Landforms of New Caledonia

Bonhomme de Bourail,Hienghéne cliffs,L'Aiguille de Prony,La Poule Couveuse,Grottes d'Adio,Grotte de Quango,Koumac Caves,Trou Bleu d'Aben,Trou de Bone,Trou Poultier.

Lakes

Étang Saint-Nicholas,Grand Lac,Lac en Huit,Mare aux Canards,Peabe,Tegueni,Tiae

Climates,Plants and Animals

The climate for this area is a Tropical Climate,hot&humid.

Plants for this area is Nothofagus and Coilochilus.

Animals are flying foxes and bats.

Natural Resources

Natural resources include nickel,chrome,iron,cobalt,manganese,silver,gold,lead,and tin.

History of New Caledonia

3000 B.C.-Melanesias settled the islands.

1774-British navigator James Cook arrived.

1793-The French arrived

1853-French took over New Caledonia

People &Languages

French is the official language. Ethnic groups include Melanesian,European,Walligian,Futunian,Thaitian,Indonesian,Vietnamese,Ni-Vanuatu.

Land Use

Land is used for pastures,forest,roads,barren land.

Religion &Education

Roman Catholic,Protestant,Jehovah's Witness are the main religion.

Education they have five years of primary education,then four years of middle education,then three years of upper education.

Traditions,Customs,and Foods

Traditions-They go off an old society's rule which is called the Knack society.

Customs-dancing

Foods-Bougna&Bat Stew