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___ Satellite View and Map of the City of Papeete, Tahiti, French Polynesia

Searchable Map and Satellite View of Papeete using Google Earth Data

Papeete LogoSatellite view is showing Papeete, the capital of French Polynesia, an overseas collectivity of France. The urban settlement of Papeete is located in the north western part of the island of Tahiti, the highest and largest island in the Windward islands, an archipelago of 118 islands and atolls.

The island was proclaimed a colony of France in 1880. Tahiti is located in the middle of nowhere in the South Pacific Ocean, 4,226 km south of Hawaii, 5,956 km west of Brisbane, Australia, 7,756 km east of Lima, Peru.

Papeete has a population of about 26,000 inhabitants (2012 census), 134,000 people live in the urban area. Official language is French, but Tahitian and other Polynesian languages are widely in use.

Papeete is the primary center of Tahitian and French Polynesian tourism and a frequently used used port of call for cruise ships and yachts.

The map shows a city map of Papeete with expressways, main roads and streets, and the location of Tahiti Faa’a International Airport (IATA code: PPT), about 5 km (3 mi) southwest of Papeete.

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Papeete with Marina Taina
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Local Time Papeete:
Thursday-April-11  05:06
Standard Time Zone UTC/GMT -10 hours
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Google Earth: Searchable Map and Satellite view of Papeete, Tahiti, French Polynesia.
City Coordinates: 17°32′06″S 149°34′11″W
More about French Polynesia:

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French Polynesia Country Profile

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External Link:
Ville de Papeete
Official website of Papeete (in French).

Wikipedia: Papeete
Wikipedia entry: Papeete.
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Other Polynesian Island Nations and Territories:
American Samoa, Cook Islands, Niue, Pitcairn, Samoa, Tonga, Tuvalu

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