Tahiti lies in the . It is the largest of the 118 islands and atolls that comprise . Tahiti is in the , an archipelago which includes the islands of , , Taha'a, and , and has a population of 127,000 people, about 83% of whom are of Polynesian ancestry.

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is the capital city of , an overseas collectivity of the in the . Photo: Wikimedia, Public domain.

Faaa is a commune in the suburbs of in , an overseas country of in the . Photo: FRED, CC BY-SA 3.0.

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Archaeological site
A , malaʻe, meʻae or malae is a communal or sacred place that serves religious and social purposes in Polynesian societies. is situated 780 meters northwest of Tahiti.

Mont Orohena is a mountain located in the , on the island of Tahiti. is situated 5 km northwest of Tahiti. Photo: FRED, CC BY-SA 3.0.


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