Society Islands

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Society Islands
Native name: Îles de la Société
Geografie
LocationPaceefic Ocean
Coordinates17°32′S 149°50′W / 17.533°S 149.833°W / -17.533; -149.833Coordinates: 17°32′S 149°50′W / 17.533°S 149.833°W / -17.533; -149.833
AirchipelagaeSociety Islands
Major islandsTahiti, Moorea, Raiatea, Bora Bora, Huahine
Aurie1,590 km2 (610 sq mi)
Heichest elevation2,241 m (7,352 ft)
Heichest pointMont Orohena
Admeenistration
France
Owerseas collectivityFrench Polynesie
Lairgest settlementPapeete (pop. 133,627 urban)
Demografics
Population235,295 [1] (2012)
Pop. density148 /km2 (383 /sq mi)

The Society Islands ([Îles de la Société or offeecially Archipel de la Société] error: {{lang-xx}}: text has italic markup (help); Tahitian: Tōtaiete mā) are a group o islands in the Sooth Paceefic Ocean. They are poleetically pairt o French Polynesie.

References[eedit | eedit soorce]

  1. "Population". Institut de la statistique de la Polynésie française (in French). Retrieved 11 January 2015.