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Bourail

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Bourail is a commune in the South Province of New Caledonia, an overseas territory of France in the Pacific Ocean.GeographyThis is a rural town of Grande Terre . The municipality is located in both the mountains and along the sea beaches are tourist but remain wild, they are a place popular with surfers. The town lies at the confluence of several rivers, is the crossroads of many valleys Boghen, Bacouya, Nessadiou, Nera, Tene, La Pouéo...The territory of the municipality has various natural landscapes: Mining landscapes Landscapes of valleys and alluvial plains making Bourail the capital of the rural New Caledonia landscapes of mangroves a coastline made up of white sand beaches and beaches older seascapes including reefs and passesWith a density of 6 inhabitants / km ², Bourail offers an ideal balance between rural and urban, between tradition and modernity.ToponymyBourail means "lizard's tail."This comes from Bu Rhaï in the language ajie, Bu meaning "tail" and Rhaï "the lizard".Logo The two casings represent the Kanak population The crescent moon represents the Muslim population Blue Cross is the cemetery of New Zealand The Bird is the yellow-legged Thrush Moluccan imported control such invasions of locusts head of livestock and the Sheaf of Wheat represents the farming communitySloganThe slogan of Bourail used for tourism is "Bourail, Earth emotions."Population and SocietyDemography4900 inhabitants This is a young city with half of the population is under 30 years.
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