French Polynesie

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Coordinates: 17°32′S 149°34′W / 17.533°S 149.567°W / -17.533; -149.567

French Polynesie
  • Polynésie française (French)
  • Pōrīnetia Farāni (Tahitian)
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Location o French Polynesie
Capital Papeetē
17°34′S 149°36′W / 17.567°S 149.600°W / -17.567; -149.600
Lairgest ceety Fa'a'a
Offeecial leids French
Ethnic groups (1988[1])
Demonym French Polynesie
Govrenment Dependent territory
François Hollande
Gaston Flosse
Lionel Beffre
Owerseas collectivity o Fraunce
1842
1946
• Overseas collectivity
2003
Aurie
• Tot
4,167 km2 (1,609 sq mi) (173rd)
• Watter (%)
12
• Land aurie[2]
3,521.2 km2
1,359.5 sq mi
Population
• Aug 2012 census
268,270[3] (177t)
• Density
76/km2 (196.8/sq mi) (130t)
GDP (nominal) 2008 estimate
• Total
US$7.14 billion[4] (not ranked)
• Per capita
US$27,352[4] (not ranked)
Siller CFP franc (XPF)
Time zone (UTC-10, −9:30, -9)
Drives on the right
Cawin code +689
Internet TLD .pf
  1. Licht European an/or East Asian.
  2. Maistly French.
  3. Mixed European an Polynesie strynd.
  4. Maistly Cheenese.

French Polynesie (Listeni/ˈfrɛn pɒlˈnʒə/; French: Polynésie française, pronounced: [pɔlinezi fʁɑ̃sɛz]; Tahitian: Pōrīnetia Farāni) is an owerseas kintra (pays d'outre-mer) o the French Republic. It is made up o several groups o Polynesie islands, the maist famous island bein Tahiti in the Society Islands group, which is an aa the maist populous island an the seat o the caipital o the territory (Papeetē). Altho nae an integral pairt o its territory, Clipperton Island wis admeenistered frae French Polynesie till 2007.

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