French Polynesia is a group of islands in the South Pacific that make up a constituent country of the French Republic.
What is the capital of French Polynesia?
The capital city of French Polynesia is Papeete. To get a visual idea of all the islands of French Polynesia, see the Related Link.
In that the French Overseas Collectivities and Territories are specifically excluded from the French-American Income Tax Treaty of 1994 how did French Polynesia access the benefits of the treaty?
French Polynesia has a much more autonomous status than other French overseas collectivities (it is also a pays d'outre-mer, and its executive is called the President of French Polynesia, not the governor of French Polynesia). This status makes it more like an associated state than a dependency of France (similar to the relationship that the Federated States of Micronesia has with the United States).
What is the currency of Tahiti?
The Tahiti currency is the Cour de Franc Pacifique (CFP) also known as the Pacific Franc.
What does nahi mean in Hindi?
It means 'no.'
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How long is a flight from Los Angeles to French Polynesia?
Tahiti is readily accessible from the east and west coast USA, Hawaii, New Zealand, Australia and Japan. Direct, non-stop flight times are about 8 hours from Los Angeles (daily flights) and Sydney, 5 hours from Auckland and Honolulu, 12 hours from New York.
What languages are spoken in French Polynesia?
There are many Polynesian languages spoken in French Polynesia. It just depends on the island. The main Polynesian language is Tahitian (from Tahiti) but French is now the most spoken language since everything is conducted in French (business, school, TV, etc.).
On the other hand, the Polynesian languages are much more preserved in French Polynesia than in Hawai, where the English language is destroying the local culture.
What languages are spoken in Melanesia?
The region of Melanesia includes the four independent countries of Vanuatu, the Solomon Islands, Fiji, and Papua New Guinea, as well as the French special collectivity of New Caledonia, and the Indonesian region of Western New Guinea.
Hundreds of languages are spoken there, including (in no particular order):
- Fijian, Western
- Gau Done
- Hindi, Fiji
- Ambae, East
- Ambae, West
- Ambrym, North
- Ambrym, Southeast
- Dixon Reef
- Efate, North
- Efate, South
- Maewo, Central
- Malua Bay
- Nambas, Big
- Port Sandwich
- Port Vato
- Shark Bay
- South West Bay
- Tanna, North
- Tanna, Southwest
Is Fiji part of French Polynesia?
No it is not, it is part of Melanesia. It was a British Colony until 1970 (the Union Jack is still part of it's flag today).
What is the largest island of French Polynesia?
it is Tahiti
Where is Polynesia?
It is one of the three sub-divisions of the Pacific Ocean with the Hawaian Islands to the North, Easter Island to the East and New Zealand marking the Southern extremity.
East of Micronesi.
What continent is french polynesia in?
It's not associated with a continent, but with the region of Oceania.
Are there mountains in french polynesia?
Yes there are mountains in the French Polynesia. There are 186 mountains in total. They include Aiguille Nord and Mont Mokoto.
What oceans borders french Polynesia?
What is 'French Polynesia' called in French?
la Polynésie française
What is Polynesian?
The Polynesian people are a collection of various ethnic groups that speak Polynesian languages, a branch of the Oceanic languages within the Austronesian languages, and inhabit Polynesia. They number over 1,500,000 people. The Polynesian peoples include:
Aniwa, Anuta, Austral, Futunan, Hawaiian, Kapingamarangi, Mangareva, New Zealand Māori, Cook Islands Māori, Marquesan, Moriori, Niuafoʻou, Niuean, Nuguria, Nukumanu, Nukuoro, Ontong Java, Pileni, Pukapuka, Rapan, Rapanui, Renbelian, Samoan, Sikaiana, Tahitian, Takuu, Tikopia, Tokelauan, Tongan, Tongareva, Tuamotu, Tuvaluan, Uvean, Wallisian.
On which island is Papeete the capital of French Polynesia located?
Papeete is located on the island of Tahiti in the South Pacific Ocean.
What type of government does French Polynesia Have?
French Polynesia have a Parliamentary System of Government. The head of government is elected by the simple majority vote within the assembly
National Animal Of The French Polynesia?
Bigfoot. he roams the land like crazy . LOOK OUT!
What is the principal island for French Polynesia?
What are French Polynesia neighbouring countries?
It is a Island so it has no neighbouring countries surounding it
How many inhabitants are there on the largest of the islands in French Polynesia?
Tahiti is both the largest & most populous with 178 thousand & 133 people at last count
& raiatea the second largest had 12 thousand & 24 people
How many islands are in French Polynesia?
Where is French Polynesia?
In the South Pacific Ocean, the best-known island being Tahiti.