Polynesia

Polynesia is a subregion of , made up of more than 1,000 islands scattered over the central and southern . The indigenous people who inhabit the islands of Polynesia are termed Polynesians, sharing many similar traits including language family, culture, and .

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is a collection of over 100 islands halfway between California and Australia in the . Photo: mcclave, CC BY 2.0.

is an archipelago nation in , at the equator. Photo: Wikimedia, CC BY 3.0.

is an island nation in the , part of Polynesia. Photo: Neil, CC BY 2.0.

, officially named the Kingdom of , is a Polynesian sovereign state and archipelago comprising 169 islands, of which 36 are inhabited. Photo: Haanofonua, CC BY-SA 3.0.

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The are an island country in free association with , located in Polynesia, in the middle of the . Photo: backpackerben, CC BY 2.0.

is a U.S. territory in the South that lies about 100 km east of its neighboring country of , which is part of the same archipelago and ethnicity. Photo: Wikimedia, Public domain.

is a group of low-lying islands and atolls in the South Pacific that form the fourth smallest country in the world. Photo: Jjtkk, CC BY 2.0.

is an overseas community of consisting of two small island groupings in Polynesia, near and . Photo: Troisoc, CC BY-SA 4.0.

is an in the South Pacific Ocean, 2,400 kilometres northeast of , east of , south of , and west of the . Photo: Msdstefan, CC BY-SA 2.0 de.

is a group of three atolls in Polynesia, north of , about half way between and . Photo: CloudSurfer, CC BY-SA 3.0.

The are a loosely grouped handful of tiny islands in the remote South Pacific, farther from any continent than any other inhabited island. Photo: Jens Bludau, CC BY-SA 3.0.

is an uninhabited unincorporated territory of the United States—one of the smallest U.S. Photo: NASA, Public domain.

is an uninhabited atoll in the Line Islands in Micronesia, 1,105 mi south of , about half way between and . Photo: USFWS - Pacific Region, Public domain.

is an uninhabited island in Micronesia region of the , about half way between and . Photo: Joann94024, CC BY-SA 3.0.

is an uninhabited island in , geographically part of the Line Islands. Photo: NOAA Photo Library, CC BY 2.0.

is an uninhabited atoll in Polynesia, 717 nautical miles southwest of , about one-third of the way to the . Photo: Wikimedia, Public domain.

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