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Papeete
Papeete
Papeete
Location o the commune (in reid) within the Windward Islands
Location o the commune (in reid) within the Windward Islands
Coordinates: 17°32′06″S 149°34′11″W / 17.535°S 149.5696°W / -17.535; -149.5696Coordinates: 17°32′06″S 149°34′11″W / 17.535°S 149.5696°W / -17.535; -149.5696
Kintra Fraunce
Owerseas collectivity French Polynesie
Govrenment
 • Mayor (1995–present) Michel Buillard
Area[1] 17.4 km2 (6.7 sq mi)
 • Urban 299.5 km2 (115.6 sq mi)
Population (August 2012 census[2])1 25,769
 • Density 1,500/km2 (3,800/sq mi)
 • Urban 133,627
 • Urban density 450/km2 (1,200/sq mi)
INSEE/Postal code 98735 /98714
Elevation 0–621 m (0–2,037 ft)
1 Population withoot dooble coontin: residents o multiple communes (e.g., students an militar personnel) anerly coontit ance.

Papeete (pronounced [papeˈʔete]) is the caipital o French Polynesie, an owerseas kintra o Fraunce in the Paceefic Ocean.

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