Flag of New Caledonia and fr-NC

Locale Code: fr-NC

The locale code represents French language in New Caledonia.

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General information related to the locale code

Comprehensive fr-NC locale data for New Caledonia
Country NameNew Caledonia
Country Name (Local)Nouvelle-Calédonie
Country Flag🇳🇨
Country Area18575 km2
Country Code (ISO 3166-1)NC
Language NameFrench
Language Name (Local)français
Language Code (ISO 639-1)fr
Capital NameNouméa
Capital Latitude-22.27631
Capital Longitude166.4572
Postal Code Format#####
Postal Code Regex^(\d{5})$


The currency used for the locale code fr-NC is Pacific Franc.

Currency information for New Caledonia and fr-NC locale
Currency NamePacific Franc
Currency Name (Local)CFP franc
Currency CodeXPF
Currency Symbol
Currency Numeric953
Currency Subunit Value0
Currency Subunit Name


New Caledonia has one timezone with UTC offset UTC+11:00.



New Caledonia is an island country and it's not landlocked.

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What is 'fr-NC' locale code?

Every locale code is a unique identifier for a specific language and country (or region). It is used in software development to localize applications and websites. Locale code is a combination of ISO 639-1 language code and ISO 3166-1 country code. For example, fr_NC is a locale code for French language in New Caledonia. Locale codes are used to define the language and country settings for date, time, currency, and number formatting. They are also used to translate user interfaces and messages in software applications. Locale codes are essential for building multilingual and internationalized software products. They are used in programming languages, frameworks, and libraries to provide internationalization and localization features. Locale codes are also used in databases, operating systems, and web browsers to provide language and country-specific settings. Locale codes are standardized by the International Organization for Standardization (ISO) and are widely used in software development.