French Polynesia

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About Country

Capital
Papeete
Population
Approximately 280,000 (2021 estimate)
Population Density
77 people per square kilometer
GDP
$6.2 billion (nominal, 2019 estimate)
Language
French and Tahitian are the official languages, but English and other languages are also widely spoken
Currency
CFP franc
National Dish
Poisson Cru (a traditional Polynesian dish made with raw fish, coconut milk, and vegetables)
Religion
Christianity is the predominant religion in French Polynesia, with the majority of the population being Roman Catholic
Climate
French Polynesia has a tropical climate, with high temperatures and humidity year-round, and a rainy season from November to April
Main Industries
Tourism, including the hospitality industry and cultural tourism; pearl farming; and agriculture, including fishing and vanilla production
Level of Development
French Polynesia is considered a developing country, with a human development index (HDI) ranking of 82 out of 189 countries (2020)
Area
Approximately 4,167 square kilometers

Escape to the paradise of French Polynesia 🇵🇫, where idyllic islands 🏝️, crystal-clear waters 💦, and warm hospitality await. Immerse yourself in the vibrant culture 🌺, indulge in delicious cuisine, and discover the many wonders of this tropical paradise. Plan your dream getaway today!

French Polynesia is an overseas collectivity of France located in the South Pacific Ocean, made up of 118 islands and atolls. The territory is known for its pristine beaches, crystal-clear waters, and rich Polynesian culture.

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  • Beautiful landscape on arrival to Bora-Bora
  • Bora Bora, French Polynesia (1)
  • Bora Bora, French Polynesia (2)
  • Bora Bora, French Polynesia (3)
  • Bora Bora, French Polynesia (4)
  • Bora Bora, French Polynesia (5)
  • Bora Bora, French Polynesia (6)
  • Bora Bora, French Polynesia
  • Bora-Bora, French Polynesia (1)
  • Bora-Bora, French Polynesia (2)
  • Bora-Bora, French Polynesia (3)
  • Bora-Bora, French Polynesia (4)
  • Bora-Bora, French Polynesia
  • French Polynesia (1)
  • French Polynesia
  • French Riviera
  • Happy Polynesian on the pirogue decorated for wedding. Island Bora Bora
  • Moorea, Moorea-Maiao, French Polynesia
  • Pape'ete, French Polynesia
  • Sunset on a Cruise Ship in Bora Bora, French Polynesia, Bora Bora
  • View over the sea, French Polynesia, Moorea

Main Attractions

Some of the main tourist attractions in French Polynesia include:

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    Bora Bora: a famous island in French Polynesia, known for its stunning lagoon and luxurious resorts.

  • 2

    Tahiti: the largest island in French Polynesia and the economic hub of the territory, known for its beautiful beaches, lively nightlife, and cultural attractions.

  • 3

    Moorea: a picturesque island in French Polynesia, known for its stunning mountain scenery and outdoor activities like hiking and snorkeling.

  • 4

    Rangiroa: a remote atoll in French Polynesia, known for its pristine beaches, turquoise waters, and world-class scuba diving.

  • 5

    Huahine: a lesser-known island in French Polynesia, known for its unspoiled beauty, friendly locals, and authentic Polynesian culture.

  • 6

    Marquesas Islands: a group of remote islands in French Polynesia, known for their rugged natural beauty, unique Polynesian culture, and ancient archaeological sites.

These are just a few examples of the many attractions that French Polynesia has to offer. The territory's stunning natural beauty, rich culture, and warm hospitality make it a must-see destination for travelers who are looking for a truly unforgettable experience.

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