French Polynesia

French Polynesia
Flag of France
Flags of French Polynesia Coat of arms
Anthem: La Marseillaise (French)
Capital Pape'ete
Largest city Fa'a'ā
Official languages French
Ethnic groups (1988[1])
Demonym French Polynesian
Government Dependent territory
 -  President of France François Hollande
 -  President of French Polynesia Édouard Fritch
 -  High Commissioner Lionel Beffre
Overseas collectivity of France
 -  Protectorate 1842 
 -  Overseas territory 1946 
 -  Overseas collectivity 2003 
 -  Total 4,167 km2 (173rd)
1,609 sq mi
 -  Water (%) 12
 -  Land area[2] 3,521.2 km2
1,359.5 sq mi
 -  August 2012 census 268,270[3] (177th)
 -  Density 76/km2 (130th)
197/sq mi
GDP (nominal) 2008 estimate
 -  Total US$7.14 billion[4] (not ranked)
 -  Per capita US$27,352[4] (not ranked)
Currency CFP franc (XPF)
Time zone (UTC-10, −9:30, -9)
Drives on the right
Calling code +689
ISO 3166 code PF
Internet TLD .pf
a. Light European and/or East Asian.
b. Mostly French.
c. Mixed European and Polynesian descent.
d. Mostly Chinese.
French Polynesia (former French Establishments in Oceania) was reinstated on the United Nations list of Non-Self-Governing Territories by the United Nations General Assembly Resolution A/67/265 on 23 August 2013

French Polynesia (; French: Polynésie française, pronounc