Travel Information for French Polynesia
Time zone:GMT -10 (French Polynesia) Daylight savings:    None
Main languages:French, Polynesian
Currency: Comptoirs Francais du Pacifique francs (XPF)

1 = F119, $1 = F106, £1 = F142

(rates as of Sep 2016)

Internet Domain:.pfInternational Dialling Code:    689

For help planning your trip to French Polynesia including visas, vaccinations, currency exchange, flights, accomodation and insurance, see our French Polynesia trip planning page.

Further information on French Polynesia

Discover more about French Polynesia - the country's geogrpahy and natural features, an assessment of its status on freedom and rights and data on the country's population and economy.

Geography & Natural Features

Map of french_polynesia

Total area: 4,167 sq km (507 sq km under water)

Coastline: 2,525 km (Pacific Ocean)

Neighbours (border lengths): No land borders

Highest mountain: Mont Orohena (2,241m)

Freedom & Rights

Summary status and rankings for French Polynesia from classifications of different organisations measuring political and economic freedom, democracy and civil rights. See more details of these rankings.

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Overall Ranking:    -

Other Data & Links

Status: Territory of France

Population: 280,026     Density: 67.2 people/sq km

Ethnic groups: Polynesian 78%, Chinese 12%, local French 6%, metropolitan French 4%

Religions: Protestant 54%, Roman Catholic 30%, other 10%, no religion 6%

GDP (PPP): $5.65 billion       GDP per capita: $22,000

Information derived from the CIA World Factbook. Other country profiles: BBC News.