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Bourail - New Caledonia - Melanesia - Pacific Ocean

New Caledonia History and Facts in Brief

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Commune of Bourail

Location of the commune (in red) within New Caledonia
Country France
Sui generis collectivity New Caledonia
Province South Province
Elevation 0 m-1,438 m
(avg. 10 m)
Land area 797.6 km²
(2004 census)
 - Density 6.0/km² (2004 census)
 - Ethnic distribution
  (1996 census)
Europeans 55.6%
Kanaks 34.8%
Polynesians 3.3%
Other 6.3%
INSEE/Postal code 98803/98870
1 New Caledonia Land Register (DITTT) data, which exclude lakes and ponds larger than 1 km² (0.386 sq mi or 247 acres) as well as the estuaries of rivers.
2 Population sans doubles comptes: residents of multiple communes (e.g. students and military personnel) only counted once.

Bourail is a commune in the South Province of New Caledonia, an overseas territory of France in the Pacific Ocean.
4900 inhabitants (2006).
A museum.

The Arabian cemetery and the New Zealand military cemetery of an epoch of the Second world war.
Beaches on which turtles live.
In Bourail lies the last remains of Antoni Berezowski, the Polish patriot, who in Paris in 1867 made an unsuccessful attempt to assassinate the Russian emperor Alexander II.

Sister Cities
Waimate, New Zealand

For more information about Bourail see Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia

This page was retrieved and condensed from (http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Bourail) see Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia, July 2008.
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