French Polynesia
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EDM code : Etudiants Du Monde / Students of the World.
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French Polynesia - Physical geography

Area : 4 167 Km2
Water : 12 %
Lands under cultivation : 7 %
Wild pasture lands : 5 %
Forests : 22 %

Min. Height : 0 m (Pacific Ocean)
Max. Height : 2241 m (Mt Orohana)


French Polynesia - Climate
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Temperatures ░C (degrees Celsius) in Papeete (Tahiti)
Rainfall (mm) in Papeete (Tahiti)
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French Polynesia - People
Nationality : Polynesian
Main language(s) : French, Tahitian

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Population (2005) : 257 000 people
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Density : 62 people / Km2
Fertility rate : 2.34 children / woman
Life expectancy : 74 years
Urban population : 52 %

Main cities :
25 000 people Papeete (capital)
25 000 people Faaa
14 000 people Pirae
3 100 people Uturoa (Raiatea isl.)


French Polynesia - Economy
Currency : Franc CFP (XPF) = 100 Centimes
Rate of exchange (Sept.2004) :

1 Euro = 119.3 Francs CFP (XPF)

GNP (Gross National Product), 2005 : 4.76 billion dollars
GNP per capita, 2005 : 18521 dollars


French Polynesia - Miscellaneous information
MAIN NATURAL RESOURCES :
- Vanilla
- Copra Oil
- Fishes
- Pearls
SERVICES :
- Tourism
RECORDS :
- 2nd highest waterfall in Oceania = Hakaui (Marquisian Islands, 365 m).


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