French Polynesia

French Polynesia is a collection of over 100 islands halfway between California and Australia in the . It is an overseas country governed by .

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The are an archipelago located in the South Pacific Ocean. Photo: Wikimedia, CC0.

lies in the . It is the largest of the 118 islands and atolls that comprise French Polynesia. Photo: london, CC BY 2.0.

The Tuamotu Archipelago or the , are a French Polynesian chain of just under 80 islands and atolls in the southern Pacific Ocean. Photo: Wikimedia, CC BY-SA 4.0.

The are an archipelago of about a dozen islands in French Polynesia, most with steep mountains. Photo: Sémhur, CC BY-SA 3.0.

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The are the southernmost group of islands in French Polynesia, an overseas country of the in the South Pacific. Photo: LynxIV, CC BY-SA 3.0.

The are a group of coral reef islands in the southeast extreme of the archipelago of French Polynesia. Photo: FRED, CC BY-SA 3.0.

French Polynesia

Latitude of center
-17.7173° or 17° 43' 2.3" south
Longitude of center
-149.3811° or 149° 22' 52" west
Population
278,000
Capital
Area
4167 km² (1609 miles²)
Currency
Franc (XPF)
Phone code
689
Internet domain
.pf
Geo­Names ID
4030656

Also Known As

  • Achinese: Polinesia Peurancih
  • Afrikaans: Frans-Polinesië
  • Afrikaans: Frans-Polynesië
  • Afrikaans: Franse Polinesië
  • Afrikaans: Franse Polynesia
  • Afrikaans: Polynésie française
  • Akan: Frɛnkye Pɔlenehyia
  • Albanian: Polinezia franceze
  • Amharic: የፈረንሳይ ፖሊኔዢያ
  • Amharic: የፈረንሳይ ፖሊኔዥያ
  • Arabic: Polinesya Fransesa
  • Arabic: بولينزيا الفرنسية
  • Arabic: بولينزيا الفرنسيه
  • Arabic: بولينسيا الفرنسية
  • Arabic: بولينيزيا الفرنسية
  • Arabic: بولينيسيا الفرنسية
  • Aragonese: Polinesia Francesa
  • Aragonese: Polinesia franzesa
  • Armenian: Ֆրանսիական Պոլինեզիա
  • Arpitan: Polinèsie francêsa
  • Asturian: Polinesia Francesa
  • Azerbaijani: Fransa Polineziyası
  • Azerbaijani: Fransız Polineziya
  • Balinese: Polinésia Prancis
  • Bambara: Faransi ka polinezi
  • Bashkir: Франция Полинезияһы
  • Basque: Fantziar Polinesia
  • Basque: Frantses Polinesia
  • Basque: Frantziar Polinesia
  • Basque: Polinesia Frantses
  • Basque: Polinesia Frantsesa
  • Belarusian: Франузская Палінэзія
  • Belarusian: Французская Палінезія
  • Belarusian: Француская Палінэзія
  • Bengali: ফরাসি পলিনেশিয়া
  • Bengali: ফরাসী পলিনেশিয়া
  • Bhojpuri: फ्रेंच पोलिनेशिया
  • Bishnupriya: ফ্যাঞ্চ পলিনেসিয়া
  • Bosnian: Francuska Polinezija
  • Breton: Polinezia C'hall
  • Breton: Polinezia Frañs
  • Breton: Polinezia c'hall
  • Breton: Polinezia cʼhall
  • Bulgarian: Френска Полинезия
  • Burmese: ပြင်သစ် ပေါ်လီနေးရှား
  • Catalan: Polinèsia Francesa
  • Catalan: Polynésie française
  • Catalan: Tahiti Nui
  • Cebuano: French Polynesia
  • Central Bikol: French Polynesia
  • Chinese: Hoat-kok léng Polynesia
  • Chinese: 法属波利尼西亚
  • Chinese: 法属玻利尼西亚
  • Chinese: 法属玻里尼西亚
  • Chinese: 法屬波利尼西亞
  • Chinese: 法屬波利尼西亞群島
  • Chinese: 法屬波里尼西亞
  • Chinese: 法屬玻里尼西亞
  • Cornish: Polynesi Frenkek
  • Cornish: Polynesi Frynkek
  • Croatian: Francuska Polinezija
  • Croatian: Polynésie française
  • Czech: Francouzská Polynésie
  • Danish: Fransk Polynesien
  • Dhivehi: ފަރަންސޭސި ޕޮލިނޭޝިއާ
  • Dimli (individual language): Polinezyay Fransa
  • Dutch: Frans-Polynesie
  • Dutch: Frans-Polynesië
  • Dutch: Frans Polynesie
  • Dutch: Frans Polynesië
  • Dutch: PF
  • Dutch: PYF
  • Egyptian Arabic: بولينيزيا الفرنساويه
  • English: pf
  • English: 🇵🇫
  • Esperanto: Franca Polinezio
  • Esperanto: PF
  • Esperanto: Polynésie française
  • Estonian: Prantsuse Polüneesia
  • Ewe: Frentsi Pɔlinesia nutome
  • Faroese: Franska Polynesia
  • Fiji Hindi: French Polynesia
  • Finnish: PYF
  • Finnish: Ranskalainen Polynesia
  • Finnish: Ranskan Polynesia
  • French: 987
  • French: F-OH
  • French: Polynesie francaise
  • French: Polynésie Francaise
  • French: Polynésie Française
  • French: Polynésie française
  • French: Territoire de la Polynésie Française
  • French: Établissements français de l'Océanie
  • French: Établissements français de l’Océanie
  • Fulah: Polinesii Farayse
  • Gagauz: Franțuz Polineziyası
  • Galician: Polinesia Francesa - Polynésie française
  • Galician: Polinesia Francesa
  • Ganda: Polinesiya enfalansa
  • Georgian: საფრანგეთის პოლინეზია
  • Georgian: ფრანგული პოლინეზია
  • German: Französisch-Ozeanien
  • German: Französisch-Polynesien
  • German: Französisch Ozeanien
  • German: Französisch Polynesien
  • German: PYF
  • German: Polynesie française
  • German: Polynésie française
  • Greek: Γαλλική Πολυνησία
  • Guianese Creole French: Polinézi fransé
  • Gujarati: ફ્રેંચ પોલિનેશિયા
  • Hakka Chinese: Fap-koet liâng Polynesia
  • Hausa: Fap-koet liâng Polynesia
  • Hausa: Folinesiya Ta Faransa
  • Hausa: Polenekia Palani
  • Hawaiian: Polenekia Palani
  • Hebrew: פולינזיה הצרפתית
  • Hindi: फ़्रांसीसी पॉलिनेशिया
  • Hindi: फ़्रान्सीसी पॉलिनेशिया
  • Hindi: फ़्रान्सीसी पोलीनेशिया
  • Hindi: फ्रेंच पोलिनेशिया
  • Hindi: फ्रेंच पोलीनेशिया
  • Hungarian: Francia Polinézia
  • Icelandic: Franska Pólýnesía
  • Ido: Franca Polinezia
  • Indonesian: French Polynesia
  • Indonesian: Polinesia Prancis
  • Indonesian: Polynesia Perancis
  • Interlingua (International Auxiliary Language Association): Polynesia francese
  • Irish: An Pholainéis Fhrancach
  • Irish: Polainéis na Fraince
  • Italian: Polinesia francese
  • Italian: Polynésie française
  • Japanese: PYF
  • Japanese: フランス領ポリネシア
  • Japanese: 仏領ポリネシア
  • Javanese: Polinesia Perancis
  • Javanese: Polinèsia Prancis
  • Javanese: Polinésia Prancis
  • Kannada: ಫ್ರೆಂಚ್ ಪಾಲಿನೇಷ್ಯಾ
  • Kannada: ಫ್ರೆಂಚ್ ಪೋಲಿನೇಶಿಯಾ
  • Kazakh: Франсия Полинезиясы
  • Kazakh: Франция Полинезиясы
  • Kikuyu: Polinesia ya Ufaransa
  • Kinyarwanda: Polinesiya Nyamfaransa
  • Kirghiz: Полинезия
  • Kirghiz: Франция полинезиясы
  • Korean: 프랑스령 폴리네시아
  • Lao: ເຟັນຣໂພລິນີເຊຍ
  • Latin: Polynesia Francica
  • Latin: Polynesia Francogallica
  • Latin: Polynesia Gallica
  • Latvian: Franču Polinēzija
  • Latvian: PYF
  • Ligurian: Polinesia Franseise
  • Ligurian: Polinesia Françeise
  • Ligurian: Polinesia Françèise
  • Limburgan: Frans Polynesië
  • Lingala: Polinezi ya Falánsɛ
  • Lingua Franca Nova: Polinesia Franses
  • Lithuanian: Prancūzijos Polinezija
  • Lithuanian: Prancūzų Polinezija
  • Lojban: faspolplugu'e
  • Low German: Franzöösch-Polynesien
  • Luba-Katanga: Polinezi wa Nfalanse
  • Luxembourgish: Franséisch-Polynesien
  • Macedonian: Француска Полинезија
  • Malagasy: Polinezia frantsay
  • Malagasy: Polynezia frantsay
  • Malay: French Polynesia
  • Malay: Perancis Polynesia
  • Malay: Polinesia Perancis
  • Malay: Polynesia Perancis
  • Malayalam: ഫ്രഞ്ച് പോളിനേഷ്യ
  • Maltese: Polinesja Franċiża
  • Maltese: Polineżja Franċiża
  • Maori: Porinīhia Wīwī
  • Maori: Porinīhia mau-wiwi
  • Maori: Porinīhia wiwi
  • Marathi: फ्रेंच पॉलिनेशिया
  • Min Dong Chinese: Huák-guók liāng Polynesia
  • Min Nan Chinese: Hoat-kok Polynesia
  • Min Nan Chinese: Hoat-kok Polynésie
  • Nepali: फ्रान्सेली पोलिनेसिया
  • North Ndebele: Pholinesiya ye Fulansi
  • Northern Frisian: Fransöösk Polyneesien
  • Northern Sami: Frankriikka Polynesia
  • Norwegian: Fransk Polynesia
  • Norwegian Bokmål: Fransk Polynesia
  • Norwegian Bokmål: PYF
  • Norwegian Nynorsk: Fransk Polynesia
  • Occitan (post 1500): Polinesia Francesa
  • Old English (ca. 450-1100): Frencisc Polynesia
  • Oriya: ଫ୍ରେଞ୍ଚ ପଲିନେସିଆ
  • Ossetian: Францы Полинези
  • Pampanga: French Polynesia
  • Panjabi: ਫ਼ਰਾਂਸੀਸੀ ਪਾਲੀਨੇਸ਼ੀਆ
  • Persian: پلینزی فرانسه
  • Persian: پلی نزی فرانسه
  • Persian: پلی‌نزی فرانسه
  • Persian: پولنزی فرانسه
  • Persian: پولینزیای فرانسه
  • Persian: پولینزی فرانسه
  • Persian: پولی‌نزی فرانسه
  • Pitcairn-Norfolk: French Poliinesya
  • Polish: Polinezja Francuska
  • Portuguese: Polinésia Francesa
  • Portuguese: Pōrīnetia Farāni
  • Portuguese: Território Polinésia Francesa
  • Pushto: د فرانسې پولینزي
  • Quechua: Fransis Pulinisya
  • Quechua: Phransis Pulinisya
  • Quechua: Phransya Pulinisya
  • Quechua: Ransis Pulinisya
  • Romanian: Polinezia Franceză
  • Romansh: Polinesia Franzosa
  • Rundi: Polineziya y'Abafaransa
  • Russian: Французская Полинезия
  • Samogitian: Prancūzijės Polėnezijė
  • Samogitian: Prancūzėjės Polinezėjė
  • Samogitian: Prancūzėjės Polėnezėjė
  • Sango: Polinezïi tî farânzi
  • Sardinian: Polinèsia Frantzesa
  • Scots: French Polynesie
  • Scottish Gaelic: French Polynesia
  • Scottish Gaelic: Poilinèis na Frainge
  • Serbian: Француска Полинезија
  • Serbo-Croatian: Francuska Polinezija
  • Shan: ပေႃႇလီႇၼေးသျႃး ၶွင် ၾရၢင်ႇသဵတ်ႈ
  • Shona: French Polynesia
  • Sicilian: Polinesia Francisa
  • Sicilian: Polinesia francisi
  • Sicilian: Pulinesia francisa
  • Sicilian: Pulinesia francisi
  • Silesian: Francusko Polinezyjo
  • Sinhala: ප්‍රංශ පොලිනීසියාව
  • Sinhala: ප්‍රංශ පොලිනේසියා
  • Slovak: Francúzska Polynézia
  • Slovenian: Francoska Polinezija
  • Somali: French Polynesia
  • South Azerbaijani: فرانسه پولینزیاسی
  • Spanish: Francopolinesio
  • Spanish: Polinesia Francesa
  • Sundanese: Polinésia Perancis
  • Sundanese: Polinésia Prancis
  • Swahili: Polinesia ya Ufaransa
  • Swahili: Polynesia ya Kifaransa
  • Swedish: Franska Oceanien
  • Swedish: Franska Polynesien
  • Swedish: French Polynesia
  • Tagalog: French Polynesia
  • Tagalog: Polinesyang Pranses
  • Tagalog: Pranses na Polinesya
  • Tagalog: Pranses na Polynesia
  • Tahitian: Pōrīnetia farāni
  • Tamil: ஃப்ரென்ச் பாலினேஷியா
  • Tamil: பிரெஞ்சு பொலினீசியா
  • Tamil: பிரெஞ்சுப் பொலினேசியா
  • Tatar: Франса Палинизиясе
  • Tatar: Франсуз Полинезиясе
  • Tatar: Француз Полинезиясе
  • Telugu: ఫ్రెంచి పాలినేషియా
  • Telugu: ఫ్రెంచ్ పాలినేసియా
  • Telugu: ఫ్రెంచ్ పోలినిషియా
  • Thai: French Polynesia
  • Thai: พอลินีเชียฝรั่งเศส
  • Thai: เฟรนช์พอลินีเชีย
  • Thai: เฟรนช์โปลินีเซีย
  • Tigrinya: የፈረንሳይ ፖሊኔዢያ
  • Tonga (Tonga Islands): Polinisia fakafalanisē
  • Turkish: Fransız Polinezyası
  • Turkish: Fransız Polonezya
  • Uighur: Fransiyige Qarashliq Polinéziye
  • Uighur: فرانسىيىگە قاراشلىق پولىنېزىيە
  • Ukrainian: Полінезія Французька
  • Ukrainian: Французька Полінезія
  • Urdu: French Polynesia
  • Urdu: فرانسیسی پولینیشیا
  • Vietnamese: Polynesia thuộc Pháp
  • Vietnamese: Polynésie thuộc Pháp
  • Võro: Prantsusõ Polüneesiä
  • Waray (Philippines): French Polynesia
  • Welsh: Polynesia Ffrainc
  • Welsh: Polynesia Ffrengig
  • Welsh: Polynésie française
  • Western Mari: Франци Полинези
  • Western Mari: Француз Полинези
  • Western Panjabi: فرانسیسی پولینیشیا
  • Wolof: Polineesi Faraañse
  • Wolof: Polineesi gu Faraas
  • Wu Chinese: 法属波利尼西亚
  • Yoruba: French Polynesia
  • Yoruba: Orílẹ́ède Firenṣi Polinesia
  • Yoruba: Polinésíà Fránsì
  • Yue Chinese: 法屬波利尼西亞
  • Zulu: i-French Polynesia
  • French Establishments in Oceania
  • French Oceania
  • French Settlements in Oceania
  • Polinesia Françeize
  • Établissements Français de l’ Océanie
  • Француз Полинезиясы

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