A French overseas collectivity in the southern Pacific Ocean made up of several groups of Polynesian islands, the most famous island being Tahiti in the Society Islands group, which is also the most populous island and the seat of the capital of the territory Papeete.
The islands of French Polynesia have a total land area of 4,167 square kilometres (1,622 sq. mi) scattered over 2,500,000 square kilometres (965,255 sq. mi) of ocean. There are around 130 islands in French Polynesia.
In the Directory
- Cook Bay, Moorea, Society Islands
- Tahitian Women on the Beach - Paul Gauguin
- A common fishing canoe