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New Caledonia

New Caledonia is an overseas collectivity (collectivité d'outre-mer) of France since 1998 (between 1956 and 1998 it was an overseas territory).

From the CIA World Factbook 2000. Not Wikified.


A British colony called New Caledonia in North America joined with Vancouver Island to form the colony of British Columbia, which later joined Confederation and became a province of Canada.



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