Polynesia is the most far-flung, easterly region of . Polynesia is comprised of the following island nations: Polynesia includes smaller overseas territories of larger nations, including: is also often considered part of Polynesia both culturally and historically.

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is halfway between California and Australia in the .

is an island nation in the .

The are a self-governing parliamentary democracy in free association with , located in Polynesia, in the middle of the , between to the east and to the west.

is an archipelago nation in , at the equator.


, the "Friendly Islands", is an archipelago in the South Pacific Ocean.

is a group of islands in the South that lie about halfway between and and about 100 km east of its neighboring country of , which is part of the same archipelago and ethnicity.

is an island in located approximately halfway between and the .

The are a loosely grouped handful of tiny islands in the remote South Pacific, farther from any continent than any other inhabited island.

is a group of low-lying islands and atolls in the South Pacific that form the fourth smallest country in the world.


  • Location:
  • Latitude of center: 1° or 1° north
  • Longitude of center: -152° or 152° west

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