New Caledonia is a French territory comprising dozens of islands in the South Pacific. It's known for its palm-lined beaches and marine-life-rich lagoon, which, at 24,000-sq.-km, is among the world's largest. A massive barrier reef surrounds the main island, Grand Terre, a major scuba-diving destination. The capital, Nouméa, is home to French-influenced restaurants and luxury boutiques selling Parisian fashions.
New Caledonia, an archipelago located in the Pacific, south of the Equator, the climate is tropical, influenced by the trade winds, with a hot and rainy season, a cool and drier season, and two intermediate periods. - The hot season, humid and rainy, runs from late December to late March.
CFP franc is the currency of new Caledonia average conversion rate 1CFP = INR 0.67
New Caledonia has a number of local fresh produce and craft markets. ... Chocolate is another item that New Caledonia does well, especially from Tonton Jules Chocolate Shop (7 Rue de General Mangin, Nouméa). Most stores are open from 7:00 a.m. to 6:00 p.m., closing for a siesta between 11:30 a.m. and 2:30 p.m.