- Poya, New Caledonia
French commune |nomcommune=Poya
and South Province
mapcaption=Location of the commune (in red) within New Caledonia
alt moy=20 m|alt mini=0 m|alt maxi=1,508 m
Other 4.3%|date-ethnic=1996 census
Poya is a commune in
New Caledonia, an overseas territory of Francein the Pacific Ocean. The largest part of the commune (including the main settlement of Poya itself) lies in the North Province of New Caledonia, and a smaller part of the commune lies in the South Province, an odd situation resulting from the creation of New Caledonia's provinces in 1989. At the 2004 census, 2,478 of the 2,600 inhabitants of Poya lived on the North Province's side of the commune, while only 122 inhabitants lived on the South Province's side.
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