News Karnataka
Thursday, December 01 2022

New Caledonia votes to remain French in referendum

Photo Credit :

Paris: Voters in New Caledonia, France’s archipelago in the South Pacific, on Sunday, November 4, decided to remain French in a referendum vote.

According to partial results, about 60 per cent of 175,000 people eligible to vote — mainly descendants of colonial settlers, said “No” to the call of pro-independence indigenous Kanaks, Xinhua news agency reported.

Turnout in the referendum was 73.68 per cent.

Located more than 16,700 km from the French mainland, New Caledonia was declared a French overseas territory in 1946.

Share this:
Support NewsKarnataka's quality independent journalism with a small contribution.

How useful was this post?

Click on a star to rate it!

Average rating 0 / 5. Vote count: 0

No votes so far! Be the first to rate this post.

This site is protected by reCAPTCHA and the Google Privacy Policy and Terms of Service apply.

Leave a Reply

Your email address will not be published. Required fields are marked *

Visit 7Jackpots and find the best online casinos in India! Play the most popular casino games for real money!

Find the best odds at 10Cric and ipl betting 2021! Signup today and get up to a 100% deposit bonus.

To get the latest news on WhatsApp