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

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Banner o French Polynesie
Coat o airms o French Polynesie
Coat o airms
Location o French Polynesie
17°34′S 149°36′W / 17.567°S 149.600°W / -17.567; -149.600
Lairgest ceetyFa'a'a
Offeecial leidsFrench
Ethnic groups
Demonym(s)French Polynesie
GovrenmentDependent territory
François Hollande
Gaston Flosse
Lionel Beffre
Owerseas collectivity o Fraunce
• Owerseas collectivity
• Total
4,167 km2 (1,609 sq mi) (173rd)
• Water (%)
• Land aurie[2]
3,521.2 km2
1,359.5 sq mi
• Aug 2012 census
268,270[3] (177t)
• Density
76/km2 (196.8/sq mi) (130t)
GDP (nominal)2008 estimate
• Tot
US$7.14 billion[4] (not ranked)
• Per capita
US$27,352[4] (not ranked)
CurrencyCFP franc (XPF)
Time zoneUTC-10, −9:30, -9
Drivin sidericht
Cawin code+689
ISO 3166 codePF
  1. Licht European an/or East Asie.
  2. Maistly French.
  3. Mixt European an Polynesie strynd.
  4. Maistly Cheenese.

French Polynesie (Listeni/ˈfrɛn pɒlˈnʒə/; French: Polynésie française, pronounced [pɔlinezi fʁɑ̃sɛz]; Tahitian: Pōrīnetia Farāni) is a owerseas kintra (pays d'outre-mer) o the French Republic. It is made up o wheen groups o Polynesie islands, the maist faur-kent 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 a integral pairt o its territory, Clipperton Island wis admeenistered frae French Polynesie til 2007.

References[eedit | eedit soorce]

  1. Most recent ethinc census, in 1988. "Frontières ethniques et redéfinition du cadre politique à Tahiti" (PDF). Archived frae the original (PDF) on 26 Mairch 2009. Retrieved 31 Mey 2011.
  2. "R1- Population sans doubles comptes, des subdivisions, communes et communes associées de Polynésie française, de 1971 à 1996". ISPF. Archived frae the original on 14 November 2012. Retrieved 13 October 2013.
  3. "Population des communes de Polynésie française". INSEE. Retrieved 13 October 2013.
  4. a b (in French) "COMPTES ÉCONOMIQUES 2008 - Polynésie française". ISPF. Archived frae the original on 26 December 2018. Retrieved 13 October 2013.