UN SYSTEM-WIDE EARTHWATCH Web Site
ISLAND DIRECTORY

French Polynesia (France)     [28]
(Overseas Territory of France)
LAND AREA: 3265 sq. km     SEA AREA: 5030000 sq. km
NUMBER OF ISLANDS BY SIZE (sq. km):
>17,000 >10,000 >1,000 >100 >10 >1 <1 Unknown TOTAL
0 0 1 5 21 12 1 85 125
DEMOGRAPHY
  POPULATION: 223000 (1996)
  DENSITY: 68 persons/sq. km    GROWTH RATE: 2%/year
ECONOMY
  Income/Capita: $0
ENVIRONMENT (see also individual islands)
SPECIES OF CONSERVATION INTEREST:
Marine life: 18 endemic corals 52 cowries, 7 endemic
SUSTAINABLE DEVELOPMENT
INSTITUTIONS
GOVERNMENT ENVIRONMENT/SUSTAINABLE DEVELOPMENT AUTHORITY:

ENVIRONMENTAL LEGISLATION:

ENVIRONMENT/SUSTAINABLE DEVELOPMENT ORGANIZATIONS:
Ia Ora Te Natura; Association Protection, Amelioration, Promotion de l'Eau (PAPE)
REFERENCES:

Last updated 01/02/98


Islands of French Polynesia (France)
Agakauitai (France - French Polynesia - Gambier Is.)
Ahe (France - French Polynesia - Tuamotu Is.)
Ahunui (France - French Polynesia - Tuamotu Is.)
Akamaru (France - French Polynesia - Gambier Is.)
Akiaki (France - French Polynesia - Tuamotu Is.)
Amanu (France - French Polynesia - Tuamotu Is.)
Anaa (France - French Polynesia - Tuamotu Is.)
Anuanuraro (France - French Polynesia - Tuamotu Is.)
Anuanurunga (France - French Polynesia - Tuamotu Is.)
Apaataki (France - French Polynesia - Tuamotu Is.)
Aratika (France - French Polynesia - Tuamotu Is.)
Arutua (France - French Polynesia - Tuamotu Is.)
Aukena (France - French Polynesia - Gambier Is.)
Bora Bora (France - French Polynesia - Society Is.)
Eiao (France - French Polynesia - Marquesas Is)
Faaite (France - French Polynesia - Tuamotu Is.)
Fakahina (France - French Polynesia - Tuamotu Is.)
Fakarava (France - French Polynesia - Tuamotu Is.)
Fangatau (France - French Polynesia - Tuamotu Is.)
Fangataufa (France - French Polynesia - Tuamotu Is.)
Fatu Huku (France - French Polynesia - Marquesas Is)
Fatuhiva (France - French Polynesia - Marquesas Is)
Hao (France - French Polynesia - Tuamotu Is.)
Haraiki (France - French Polynesia - Tuamotu Is.)
Hatutaa (France - French Polynesia - Marquesas Is)
Hereheretue (France - French Polynesia - Tuamotu Is.)
Hikueru (France - French Polynesia - Tuamotu Is.)
Hiti (France - French Polynesia - Tuamotu Is.)
Hiva Oa (France - French Polynesia - Marquesas Is)
Huahine (France - French Polynesia - Society Is.)
Katiu (France - French Polynesia - Tuamotu Is.)
Kauehi (France - French Polynesia - Tuamotu Is.)
Kaukura (France - French Polynesia - Tuamotu Is.)
Mahetia (France - French Polynesia - Society Is.)
Maiao (France - French Polynesia - Society Is.)
Makatea (France - French Polynesia - Tuamotu Is.)
Makemo (France - French Polynesia - Tuamotu Is.)
Mangareva (France - French Polynesia - Gambier Is.)
Manihi (France - French Polynesia - Tuamotu Is.)
Manuae (France - French Polynesia - Society Is.)
Manuhangi (France - French Polynesia - Tuamotu Is.)
Maria (France - French Polynesia - Austral Is.)
Maria (France - French Polynesia - Tuamotu Is.)
Marokau (France - French Polynesia - Tuamotu Is.)
Marotiri (France - French Polynesia - Austral Is.)
Marutea (North) (France - French Polynesia - Tuamotu Is.)
Marutea Sud (France - French Polynesia - Tuamotu Is.)
Mataiva (France - French Polynesia - Tuamotu Is.)
Matureivavao (France - French Polynesia - Tuamotu Is.)
Maupihaa (France - French Polynesia - Society Is.)
Maupiti (France - French Polynesia - Society Is.)
Mohotani (France - French Polynesia - Marquesas Is)
Moorea (France - French Polynesia - Society Is.)
Morane (France - French Polynesia - Tuamotu Is.)
Motu Iti (France - French Polynesia - Marquesas Is)
Motu One (France - French Polynesia - Society Is.)
Motu One (France - French Polynesia - Marquesas Is)
Motuoa (France - French Polynesia - Marquesas Is)
Motutunga (France - French Polynesia - Tuamotu Is.)
Mururoa (France - French Polynesia - Tuamotu Is.)
Napuka (France - French Polynesia - Tuamotu Is.)
Nengonengo (France - French Polynesia - Tuamotu Is.)
Niau (France - French Polynesia - Tuamotu Is.)
Nihiru (France - French Polynesia - Tuamotu Is.)
Nuku Hiva (France - French Polynesia - Marquesas Is)
Nukutavake (France - French Polynesia - Tuamotu Is.)
Nukutipipi (France - French Polynesia - Tuamotu Is.)
Paraoa (France - French Polynesia - Tuamotu Is.)
Pinaki (France - French Polynesia - Tuamotu Is.)
Pukapuka (France - French Polynesia - Tuamotu Is.)
Pukarua (France - French Polynesia - Tuamotu Is.)
Raiatea (France - French Polynesia - Society Is.)
Raivavae (France - French Polynesia - Austral Is.)
Rangiroa (France - French Polynesia - Tuamotu Is.)
Rapa (France - French Polynesia - Austral Is.)
Raraka (France - French Polynesia - Tuamotu Is.)
Raroia (France - French Polynesia - Tuamotu Is.)
Ravahere (France - French Polynesia - Tuamotu Is.)
Reao (France - French Polynesia - Tuamotu Is.)
Reitoru (France - French Polynesia - Tuamotu Is.)
Rekareka (France - French Polynesia - Tuamotu Is.)
Rimatara (France - French Polynesia - Austral Is.)
Rurutu (France - French Polynesia - Austral Is.)
Taenga (France - French Polynesia - Tuamotu Is.)
Tahaa (France - French Polynesia - Society Is.)
Tahanea (France - French Polynesia - Tuamotu Is.)
Tahiti (France - French Polynesia - Society Is.)
Tahuata (France - French Polynesia - Marquesas Is)
Taiaro (France - French Polynesia - Tuamotu Is.)
Takapoto (France - French Polynesia - Tuamotu Is.)
Takaroa (France - French Polynesia - Tuamotu Is.)
Takume (France - French Polynesia - Tuamotu Is.)
Taravai (France - French Polynesia - Gambier Is.)
Tatakoto (France - French Polynesia - Tuamotu Is.)
Tauere (France - French Polynesia - Tuamotu Is.)
Tekokota (France - French Polynesia - Tuamotu Is.)
Tematangi (France - French Polynesia - Tuamotu Is.)
Temoe (France - French Polynesia - Gambier Is.)
Tenararo (France - French Polynesia - Tuamotu Is.)
Tenarunga (France - French Polynesia - Tuamotu Is.)
Tepoto Nord (France - French Polynesia - Tuamotu Is.)
Tepoto Sud (France - French Polynesia - Tuamotu Is.)
Tetiaroa (France - French Polynesia - Society Is.)
Thomasset Rock (France - French Polynesia - Marquesas Is)
Tikehau (France - French Polynesia - Tuamotu Is.)
Tikei (France - French Polynesia - Tuamotu Is.)
Toau (France - French Polynesia - Tuamotu Is.)
Tuanake (France - French Polynesia - Tuamotu Is.)
Tupai (France - French Polynesia - Society Is.)
Tupuai (France - French Polynesia - Austral Is.)
Tureia (France - French Polynesia - Tuamotu Is.)
Ua Huka (France - French Polynesia - Marquesas Is)
Ua Pou (France - French Polynesia - Marquesas Is)
Vahanga (France - French Polynesia - Tuamotu Is.)
Vahitahi (France - French Polynesia - Tuamotu Is.)
Vairaatea (France - French Polynesia - Tuamotu Is.)
Vanavana (France - French Polynesia - Tuamotu Is.)


Return to Island Directory Home Page
Return to Earthwatch Home Page

NOTE: For an explanation of each field, click on the colon (:)
Page last updated: 02/03/98