Canala is a town on the east coast of New Caledonia between thio and Kouaoua. The community was previously called Napoléonville. The places in the municipality are: Nakéty, Ema ( Canala ) Haouli, Koh, Négropo and Ouassé (?).
The highest elevation in Canala is Mont Nakada with 1134 m.
There is a small airport.