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French Polynesia

French Polynesia
  • Capital

    Capital

    Papeete (Tahiti)

  • Local time

    Local time

    7:10

  • Population

    Population

    275 485

  • Driving side

    Driving side

    Right

  • Calling code

    Calling code

    +689

  • Currency

    Currency

    Fr XPF (franc)

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French Polynesia

French Polynesia
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  • Capital

    Capital

    Papeete (Tahiti)

  • Local time

    Local time

    7:10

  • Population

    Population

    275 485

  • Driving side

    Driving side

    Right

  • Calling code

    Calling code

    +689

  • Currency

    Currency

    Fr XPF (franc)

  • Average Salary

    Average Salary

    $ 1 502

  • Petrol price

    Petrol price

    € 1.28 pl

  • Precipitation

    Precipitation

    475mm /year

Geography & travel

  • Country Area

    Country Area

    4 167 km2

  • Protected Area

    Protected Area

    2%

  • Forest Area

    Forest Area

    42%

  • Agricultural area

    Agricultural area

    12%

Population

  • Languages

    Languages

    French
    Polynesian
    Asian languages

  • Diabetes

    Diabetes

    19.4%

  • Tuberculosis

    Tuberculosis

    19 per 100k

Economy

  • Industries

    Industries

    tourism, pearls, agricultural processing, handicrafts, phosphates

  • Agriculture

    Agriculture

    coconuts, vanilla, vegetables, fruits, coffee, poultry, beef, dairy products, fish

  • Natural Resources

    Natural Resources

    timber, fish, cobalt, hydropower

  • Natural Resources

    Natural Resources

    timber, fish, cobalt, hydropower

  • Renewable Energy

    Renewable Energy

    10%

  • CO2 Emissions

    CO2 Emissions

    803kt

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What not to do when visiting French Polynesia

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Don’t be surprised by incredibly amiable and hospitable locals to visitors - it’s their nature. Be friendly to everyone around you.

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Don’t forget to greet with a handshake. Kissing on the cheek is also an acceptable greeting.

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Don’t consume alcohol in public - it’s illegal.

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Don't be surprised by occasional nudity - some beaches allow it.

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Business & Communication

Don't necessary haggle in the stores or markets - it's no customary.

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Don't refuse the Hibiscus blossom when offered - place it behind your left ear. The Tiare Tahiti flower can be found only in French Polynesia and is used to welcome friends or new visitors.

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Don’t forget the cyclone season in French Polynesia is usually from November to April.

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