Surface:The total land area of French Polynesia is 3,660 sq km.
Population: French Polynesia has about 279,000 (July 2007) inhabitants, comprising Polynesians, the Chinese, and the local and metropolitan French.
System of government: French Polynesia is a dependent territory.
Capital: Papeete, the capital of French Polynesia, has a population of 26,200.
Religion: Protestants and Roman Catholics constitute majority of the population.
Official Language: The two official languages are French and Polynesian.
Government: French Polynesia is a dependent territory.
Climate: The country experiences a tropical climate, which is largely moderate.
Units of measure and electricity: French Polynesia follows the metric system and the electricity unit is 110 V/220 V and 50 Hz.
Time Zone: The standard time is GMT – 10.
Currency: Comptoirs Francais du Pacifique Franc (1 € = 119.33 XPF).
Travel documents required: Apart from Americans, UK nationals, Canadians, New Zealanders and the Irish, visitors from other countries require a valid visa for visiting.
Most beautiful island on the earth, very romantic, snorkelling is to die for. Not much nightlife or entertainment, but excellent for romance and couples retreat.
Lovely and hot, nice food nice people easy to find things, good transport.