New Caledonia travel advice, temperature, rainfall, SIM cards, ATM and road rules

New Caledonia 🇳🇨

New Caledonia is Territory of France with main city at Noumea. Its Developing country with a population of 269K people. The main currency is Franc. The languages spoken are French. It is adviced to Exercise normal safety precautions Get useful information like travel advice, temperatures, rainfall, socket plugs, languages spoken, SIM cards, ATM, currencies, road rules and emergency numbers.
👍 Developing   🌤️ ~23.04 °C   🌧 ~83.35 mm  👨‍👩‍👦‍👦 269K people

Advice

⚠️ Travel advice

Exercise normal safety precautions

We've reviewed our travel advice for New Caledonia including new information on local travel. We haven’t changed the level - exercise normal safety precautions.​

issued date: June 13, 2019

Weather

🌤️ Temperature

🌧 Rainfall

General

🔌 Sockets

New Caledonia uses 220V, 50Hz with sockets and plugs Type C and Type F.

🌐 Languages

The languages that are typically spoken are French

Money

💱 Currencies Used

New Caledonia uses the CFP franc (symbol: Fr), code XPF.Banknotes come in denominations of 10000, 5000, 1000 and 500 francs. Franc is subdivided into 100 centimes. Coins come in denominations of 100, 50, 20, 10, 5, 2 and 1 francs.

Calling

📡 Internet

Internet speed in New Caledonia is on average 4.8 Mbps. WiFi coverage in New Caledonia is moderate. It's relatively easy to find one when needed.

📞 Calling

To call New Caledonia, dial +, then 687 (the country code for New Caledonia), then the area code and the local number.

Driving

🛣️ Road rules

In New Caledonia you drive on the right side. Most cars have manual transmission (stick). Unless otherwise posted, the speed limits for cars and motorcycles are as follows: 110 km/h (68 mph) on motorways, 110 km/h (68 mph) on expressways, 30-60 km/h (18-37 mph) in all built-up areas and 60-110 km/h (37-68 mph) on undivided highways.

🆘 Emergency

Universal

112

Police

112

Ambulance

112

Fire department

112

Last updated: October 8, 2019