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French Polynesia Facts and Culture

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  • Food and Recipes: Lunch is usually a large meal and in some areas the only cooked meal of the day.  Dinner a lighter... More
  • Family: The hierarchy of ranked titles and chieftainship has disappeared, but the descendants of chiefly families are aware of their history. The descendants... More
  • Fashion: Clothing styles are relaxed in French Polynesia.  For men Beach wear is often just from the waist down. Sunday is a... More
  • Cultural Attributes: Kindness, generosity, and hospitality are central values in the islands. More

French Polynesia Facts

What is the capital of French Polynesia?

Capital Papeete (located on Tahiti)
Government Type parliamentary democracy (Assembly of French Polynesia); an overseas collectivity of France
Currency XPF
Total Area 1,609 Square Miles
4,167 Square Kilometers
Location Oceania, five archipelagoes (Archipel Des Tuamotu, Iles Gambier, Iles Marquises, Iles Tubuai, Society Islands) in the South Pacific Ocean about half way between South America and Australia
Language French (official), Tahitian (official)
GDP - real growth rate 2.4%
GDP - per capita (PPP) $26,100.00 (USD)

French Polynesia Demographics

What is the population of French Polynesia?

Ethnic Groups Polynesian 78%, Chinese 12%, local French 6%, metropolitan French 4%
Nationality Adjective French Polynesian
Nationality Noun French Polynesian(s)
Population 295,121
Population Growth Rate 1%
Population in Major Urban Areas PAPEETE (capital) 137,000
Predominant Language French (official), Tahitian (official)
Urban Population 51.4%

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Interesting French Polynesia Facts

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  • Tahiti is French Polynesia's largest island.

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