French Polynesia

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Map of French Polynesia
  • Status: Overseas Country
  • High Commissioner: Lionel Beffre (2013)
  • President: Edouard Fritch (2015)
  • Land area: 1,413 sq mi (3,660 sq km); total area: 1,609 sq mi (4,167 sq km)
  • Population (July 2014 est.): 280,026 (growth rate: 0.97%); birth rate: 15.47/1000; infant mortality rate: 4.78/1000; life expectancy: 76.79 density per sq mi: 197
  • Capital (2011 est.): Papeete (on Tahiti), 137,000
  • Monetary unit: Pacific financial community franc
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