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French Polynesia

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(POL-OCT) : Partner # 11

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Status: Overseas collectivity of France with the specific designation of Overseas country – Self government status

Brief description / Geography: 121 islands including 76 inhabited representing a surface area of 3 500 km2 for an ocean area – economic exclusive zone of 5 500 000 km2
Capital: Papeete
Official language: French
Population: 259 596 inhabitants (2007)
Population density: 74,2 inhabitants /km2
Currency: CFP franc (XPF)
Gross domestic product (GDP): 526 billions XPF # 4.41 billions ? # 5.49 billions US$ (2005)
GDP per capita: 2.07 millions XPF # 17 350 ? # 21 565 US$
Economic activities: Tourism, Black Tahitian Pearls, Fishing, Agriculture
Climate: Tropical warm and humid