Society Islands

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Society Islands
Native name: Îles de la Société
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Geografie
Location Paceefic Ocean
Coordinates 17°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
Airchipelago Society Islands
Major islands Tahiti, Moorea, Raiatea, Bora Bora, Huahine
Aurie 1,590 km2 (614 sq mi)
Heichest elevation 2,241 m (7,352 ft)
Heichest point Mont Orohena
Admeenistration
France
Owerseas collectivity French Polynesie
Lairgest settlement Papeete (pop. 133,627 urban)
Demographics
Population 235,295 [1] (as of 2012)
Densitie 148 /km2 (383 /sq mi)

The Society Islands (French: Îles de la Société or offeecially Archipel de la Société; 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 Januar 2015.