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Marina of Papeete and city centre
Marina of Papeete and city centre
Location of
Papeete is located in France
Coordinates: 17°32′06″S 149°34′11″W / 17.535°S 149.5696°W / -17.535; -149.5696Coordinates: 17°32′06″S 149°34′11″W / 17.535°S 149.5696°W / -17.535; -149.5696
Overseas collectivityFrench Polynesia
 • Mayor (1995–present) Michel Buillard
Area17.4 km2 (6.7 sq mi)
 • Urban
299.5 km2 (115.6 sq mi)
 (August 2017 census[2])
 • Density1,500/km2 (4,000/sq mi)
 • Urban
 • Urban density460/km2 (1,200/sq mi)
Time zoneUTC−10:00
INSEE/Postal code
98735 /98714
1 French Land Register data, which excludes lakes, ponds, glaciers > 1 km2 (0.386 sq mi or 247 acres) and river estuaries.

Papeete is the capital city of French Polynesia, an overseas collectivity of the French Republic. The commune is located on the north-west of the island of Tahiti in the Pacific Ocean. As of 2017, there were 26,926 people living there.[3]

References[change | change source]

  1. "R1- Population sans doubles comptes, des subdivisions, communes et communes associées de Polynésie française, de 1971 à 1996". ISPF. Archived from the original on 2012-11-14. Retrieved 2019-03-14.
  2. "Populations légales de Polynésie française en 2017". INSEE. Archived from the original on 2018-05-08. Retrieved 2018-02-08.
  3. "Les populations légales de Polynésie française en 2017" (in French). 27 December 2017. Retrieved 30 May 2019.