Domain registration New Caledonia
The official domain extension for New Caledonia is .NC.
Domain name registration with this extension is available exclusively to local businesses.
New Caledonia is a French overseas territory located in the South Pacific Ocean, between New Guinea and New Zealand, around 1,500 km from Australia; it is divided into 3 provinces and 33 communes.
The long mainland island is divided in its 400 km length by a mountain range. The country covers a total of 18,576 km², including its smaller islands, and has a total population of 256,000, according to 2012 estimates, of which the majority are of Melanesian and European descent. The capital, Nouméa, is home to nearly one third of this total population.
The official language is French and the local currency is the CFP Franc.
The extraction and production of nickel is the country’s most important economic resource.