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Domain Encyclopædia - New Caledonia Brand Protection - domain Registration.

Oceania & Pacific Domains: New Caledonia (


Important: When entering your search string don't write “www” or the New Caledonian domain type, ie. “”. Therefore to search “” enter “bb-online” and nothing else.

The only letters allowed within a domain name are: a b c d e f g h i j k l m n o p q r s t u v w x y z - 0 1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9. Spaces are NOT ALLOWED. Registration: registration your New Caledonian domain, click here!

.nc is the Internet country code top-level domain (ccTLD) for New Caledonia.

The second-level domain, within the .us country code domain, is for the U.S. state of North Carolina, but has no connection with the .nc ccTLD.

Only companies registered in New Caledonia are permitted to register .nc domain names.

Many generic terms are prohibited from registration; these include "administration", "bible", "blog", "cabinets", "colonisation", "flag", "justice", "mail", "nation", "offense", "outrage", "persecution", "presses", "registries", "rebellion", "temple", "union", "vote" and hundreds more.

Background Information :


Jan. 1, 2008 estimate 244,600 (176th) - Aug./Sept. 2004 census 230,789 - Density 13/km2 (200th) 34/sq mi


(nominal) 2007 estimate - Total US$8.82 billion (not ranked) - Per capita US$36,376 (not ranked)

National Anthem

La Marseillaise


Total 18,575 km2 (154th) 7,359 sq mi

International Dialling Code



CFP franc (XPF)


Overseas territory of France - President of France Nicolas Sarkozy - President of the Government of New Caledonia Harold Martin - High Commissioner Yves Dassonville Overseas territory of Francesince 1853



Time Zone

(UTC+11) New Caledonia (French: officially: Nouvelle-CalȨdonie; colloquially: (la) CalȨdonie; popular nicknames: (la) Kanaky, (le) Caillou), is a "sui generis collectivity" of France made up of a main island (Grande Terre), the Loyalty Islands, and severalsmaller islands. It is located in the region of Melanesia in the southwest Pacific. At about half the size of Taiwan, it has a land area of 18,575.5 square kilometres (7,172 sq mi). The population was 244,600 inhabitants as of January 2008 official estimates. The capital and largest city of the territory is NoumȨa. The currency is the CFP franc.

Since 1986 the United Nations Committee on Decolonization has included New Caledonia on the United Nations list of Non-Self-Governing Territories. New Caledonia will decide whether to remain within the French Republic or become an independent state in a referendum sometime after 2014.

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