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Papeete (pronounced [ʔe.te]) is the capital of French Polynesia, an overseas country of France in the Pacific Ocean. The commune (municipality) of Papeete is located on the island of Tahiti, in the administrative subdivision of the Windward Islands, of which Papeete is the administrative capital. The French High Commissioner also resides in Papeete. It is the primary center of Tahitian and French Polynesian public and private governmental, commercial, industrial and financial services, the hub of French Polynesian tourism and a commonly used port of call. The Windward Islands are themselves part of the Society Islands.

Population: 26,357

Latitude: -17° 32' 14.39" S
Longitude: -149° 33' 59.40" W

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  • French Polynesia

    French Polynesia (/ˈfrɛn pɒlɨˈnʒə/; French: Polynésie française, pronounced: [pɔlinezi fʁɑ̃sɛz]; Tahitian: Pōrīnetia Farāni) is an overseas collectivity of the French Republic; collectivité d'outre-mer de la République française (COM), sometimes…

  • Tahiti

    Tahiti (/təˈhti/; French pronunciation: ​[taˌiti]) is the largest island in the Windward group of French Polynesia; an overseas collectivity of the French Republic, sometimes referred to as an overseas country. The island is located in the archipe…

  • Society Islands

    The Society Islands (French: Îles de la Société or officially Archipel de la Société; Tahitian: Tōtaiete mā) are a group of islands in the South Pacific Ocean. They are politically part of French Polynesia.

  • Fa'a'ā International Airport

    Fa'a'ā International Airport (French: Aéroport International Tahiti Fa'a'ā) (IATA: PPT, ICAO: NTAA) is in the commune (municipality) of Fa'a'ā, on the island of Tahiti, French Polynesia, 5 km (3.1 mi) west southwest from the town center of Pape'ete,…

  • Mo'orea

    Mo'orea (Tahitian pronunciation: \ˌmō-ō-ˈrā-ä, ˈmō-ō-ˌrā-\) is a high island in French Polynesia, one of the Windward Islands, part of the Society Islands, 17 kilometres (11 mi) northwest of Tahiti. The true spelling of Mo'orea is Mo'ore'a, which me…

  • Pan Am Flight 816

    Flight PA 816 was an international flight from Auckland, New Zealand, to San Francisco, United States, via Tahiti, French Polynesia and Los Angeles, United States. It was operated by a Pan Am Boeing 707-321B bearing the registration N417PA and named…

  • Bombardment of Papeete

    The Bombardment of Papeete occurred in French Polynesia when German warships attacked on 22 September 1914, during World War I. The German armoured cruisers SMS Scharnhorst and Gneisenau entered the port of Papeete on the island of Tahiti and sank t…

  • Mont Orohena

    Mont Orohena is a mountain located in the South Pacific, on the island of Tahiti. With an elevation of 2,241 metres (7,352 ft) above sea level, it is the highest point of French Polynesia.

  • Moorea Airport

    Moorea Airport (French: Aéroport de Moorea) (IATA: MOZ, ICAO: NTTM) is an airport serving the island of Moorea in French Polynesia. It is also known as Temae Airport or Moorea Temae Airport for its location near the village of Temae in northeastern …

  • Stade Hamuta

    Stade Hamuta is a multi-use stadium in Papeete, Tahiti, in French Polynesia. It is currently used mostly for football matches and hosts the home matches of AS Manu-Ura of the Tahiti Division Fédérale.

  • Mount Tohivea

    Mount Tohivea (or Tohiea) is a volcanic peak and the highest point on the island of Moorea in French Polynesia at 3,960 feet (1,207 m). On its slopes are many streams and fertile soils. There are hiking trails along the summit close to Belvedere Poi…

  • Afaahiti

    Afaahiti is a village and district in Tahiti. It is located on Tahiti-Iti (little Tahiti) close to the Plateau of Taravao, which connects Tahiti-Nui (big Tahiti) to Tahiti-Iti. The area is rural with an abundance of lush, natural beauty and many sma…