French Polynesia Vacations and Tourism Guide
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Info about French Polynesia
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.