Marquesas Islands

The Marquesas Islands are an archipelago of about a dozen islands in , most with steep mountains. Marquesas Islands has about 8980 residents.
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is the second largest island in the Marquesas Islands, in , an overseas territory of in the Pacific Ocean. Photo: Wikimedia, CC0.

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Marquesas Islands

Latitude
-9.75° or 9° 45' south
Longitude
-139° or 139° west
Open Location Code
64237222+22
Population
8980
Elevation
616 metres (2021 feet)
Geo­Names ID
4019991

Also Known As

  • Afrikaans: Marquesaseilande
  • Arabic: Kapuropod-an Marquises
  • Arabic: جزر الماركيز
  • Arabic: جزر ماركيساس
  • Armenian: Մարկիզյան կղզիներ
  • Asturian: Isles Marqueses
  • Asturian: Islles Marqueses
  • Basque: Markesa Uharteak
  • Basque: Markesak
  • Basque: Markesa uharteak
  • Belarusian: Маркізскія астравы
  • Bengali: মার্কেসাস দ্বীপপুঞ্জ
  • Bosnian: Markisko otočje
  • Breton: Inizi Markiz
  • Bulgarian: Маркизки острови
  • Catalan: Illes Marqueses
  • Catalan: Marqueses
  • Catalan: illes Marqueses
  • Cebuano: Marquesas Islands
  • Chinese: Marquises Kûn-tó
  • Chinese: 侯爵夫人群岛
  • Chinese: 侯爵夫人群島
  • Chinese: 瑪盔撒群島
  • Chinese: 馬克薩斯群島
  • Chinese: 马克萨斯群岛
  • Chuvash: Маркиз утравĕсем
  • Croatian: Markižansko otočje
  • Croatian: Marquesas
  • Croatian: Marquises
  • Croatian: Îles Marquises
  • Czech: Markézy
  • Danish: Marquesas Øerne
  • Danish: Marquesasøerne
  • Dutch: Markiezen-eilanden
  • Dutch: Markiezenarchipel
  • Dutch: Markiezeneilanden
  • Dutch: Marquesas-eilanden
  • Dutch: Marquesas Eilanden
  • Dutch: Marquesaseilanden
  • Dutch: Marquisen
  • Dutch: Marquisen Eilanden
  • Dutch: Marquiseseilanden
  • English: Marquesas
  • Esperanto: Markiza Insularo
  • Esperanto: Markizinsuloj
  • Esperanto: Markizoj
  • Estonian: Markiisaared
  • Faroese: Marquesas-oyggjar
  • Faroese: Marquesasoyggjar
  • Finnish: Marquesas-saaret
  • Finnish: Marquesassaaret
  • French: Marquises
  • French: Subdivision Administrative des Îles Marquises
  • French: archipel des Marquises
  • French: iles Marquises
  • French: Îles Marquises
  • French: îles Marquises
  • Galician: Illas Marquesas
  • Georgian: მარკიზის კუნძულები
  • German: Archipel des Marquises
  • German: Atuona
  • German: Marquesas
  • German: Marquesas-Inseln
  • German: Marquesasinseln
  • Greek: Αρχιπέλαγος Μαρκέζας
  • Greek: Μαρκησίας Νήσοι
  • Greek: Νήσοι Μαρκέζας
  • Gujarati: માર્ક્વેસાસ આઇલેન્ડ્સ
  • Hausa: Nuʻuhiwa
  • Hawaiian: 'Āina 'Enata
  • Hawaiian: Nuʻuhiwa
  • Hawaiian: ‘Āina ‘Enata
  • Hebrew: איי המרקיז
  • Hebrew: איי מרקיז
  • Hindi: मार्क्वेसस द्वीपसमूह
  • Hungarian: Marquises-szigetek
  • Indonesian: Kepulauan Marquesas
  • Irish: Na hOileáin Mharcasacha
  • Italian: isole Marchesi
  • Japanese: マルキーズ
  • Japanese: マルキーズ諸島
  • Japanese: マルケサス諸島
  • Japanese: マーケサス諸島
  • Kannada: ಮಾರ್ಕ್ವಸಾಸ್ ದ್ವೀಪಗಳು
  • Kirghiz: Маркиз аралдары
  • Korean: 마르키즈 제도
  • Latin: Insulae Marchionis
  • Latvian: Marķīza salas
  • Lithuanian: Markizo salos
  • Lithuanian: Markizų salos
  • Macedonian: Маркиски Острови
  • Malay: Kepulauan Marquesas
  • Maori: Kāhui o 'Enata
  • Maori: Kāhui o ‘Enata
  • Maori: Marquesas
  • Maori: Marquesas Islands
  • Maori: Moutere Marquesas
  • Maori: ’Enana
  • Marathi: मार्क्वेसास आईसलँड
  • Min Nan Chinese: Marquises Kûn-tó
  • Norwegian: Marquesasøyene
  • Norwegian Bokmål: Marquesas-øyene
  • Norwegian Bokmål: Marquesas
  • Norwegian Bokmål: Marquesasøyene
  • Norwegian Nynorsk: Marquesasøyane
  • Occitan (post 1500): Illas Marquesas
  • Persian: جزایر مارکیز
  • Polish: Markizy
  • Portuguese: Arquipélago das Marquesas
  • Portuguese: Arquipélagos das Marquesas
  • Portuguese: Ilhas marquesas
  • Portuguese: Marquesas
  • Romanian: Insulele Marchize
  • Russian: Маркизовы острова
  • Russian: Маркизские острова
  • Samoan: Marquesas
  • Scots: Marquesas Islands
  • Scottish Gaelic: Na Marquesas
  • Serbian: Ostrva Markiz
  • Serbian: Маркиска Острва
  • Serbian: Острва Маркиз
  • Sinhala: මක්වෙසාස් දුපත්
  • Spanish: Iles Marquises
  • Spanish: Islas Marquesas
  • Spanish: islas Marquesas
  • Spanish: Îles Marquises
  • Swedish: Archipel des Marquises
  • Swedish: Iles Marquises
  • Swedish: Marquesasöarna
  • Swedish: Marquisesöarna
  • Swedish: Marquiseöarna
  • Swedish: Îles Marquises
  • Tahitian: ’Enana mā
  • Tamil: மரியூசஸ் இஸ்லாண்ட்ஸ்
  • Tamil: மார்க்கெசசுத் தீவுகள்
  • Tatar: Маркиз утраулары
  • Telugu: మార్క్వెసాస్ దీవులు
  • Thai: Marquesas Islands
  • Thai: หมู่เกาะมาร์เคซัส
  • Turkish: Markiz Adaları
  • Ukrainian: Маркізькі острови
  • Urdu: جزائر ماکیئساس
  • Uzbek: Markiz Orollari
  • Uzbek: Markiz orollari
  • Vietnamese: Quần đảo Marquises
  • Waray (Philippines): Kapuropod-an Marquises
  • Welsh: Ynysoedd Marquesas
  • Western Mari: Маркиз ошмаотывлӓ
  • Wu Chinese: 马克萨斯群岛
  • Yue Chinese: 侯爵夫人群島
  • Circonscription Administrative des Îles Marquises
  • Isole Marchesi
  • Marquezas Islands

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