National Symbols of French Polynesia

French Polynesia is a country in Australia/Oceania. It shares borders with the following countries: The capital of French Polynesia is Papeete.

The official language is French and the CFP franc is the currency of the French Polynesia. The domain is .pf and the country code is +689.

National day is celebrated on 17 Aug 2022. Every country in the world has national symbols including national animal, national flower, motto, etc and French Polynesia is no exception.

In French Polynesia, Football is considered as a national sport, and it is a passion of many French Polynesian people. Tahiti Drink is not only a traditional drink, but one of the national drink of French Polynesia. As poetry is a highly appreciated art, many poets like Not Declared represent a national French Polynesian symbol.

The current president of French Polynesia is Edouard Fritch.

In French Polynesia the power plugs and sockets are of type A, B, C, E, F. The standard voltage is 110 V, 220 V and the frequency is 60 Hz.

The French Polynesian national anthem was written by Maeva Bougues, Irmine Tehei, Angèle Terorotua, Johanna Nouveau, Patrick Amar, Louis Mamatui, Jean-Pierre, Célestin and composed by Maeva Bougues, Irmine Tehei, Angèle Terorotua, Johanna Nouveau, Patrick Amar, Louis Mamatui, Jean-Pierre, Célestin.

Country information

Official name(s) French Polynesia
Alternative name(s) Overseas Country of French Polynesia
Regional location Oceania, five archipelagoes (Archipel Des Tuamotu, Iles Gambier, Iles Marquises, Iles Tubuai, Society Islands) in the South Pacific Ocean about half way between South America and Australia
Country name etymology Borrowed from French polynésie, coined by Charles de Brosses in 1756, from Ancient Greek πολύς (polús, “many”) + νῆσος (nêsos, “island”).
Climate Tropical, but moderate
Terrain Mixture of rugged high islands and low islands with reefs
Population 280,904
Language(s) French
Religion Maohi Protestant
Country code +689
Literacy rate 98%
Currency CFP franc
Capital city Papeete
ISO PYF
Domain(TLD) .pf
Ethnicity Unmixed Polynesians, Demis, Europeans, East Asians
Head of government President
Nationality French Polynesian
Driving side Drive on the Right-hand side
Date format dd/mm/yyyy
Total area 4,167 km2 (1,609 sq mi)
Timezone UTC−10:00UTC−09:30 (Marquesas Islands) UTC−09:00 (Gambier Islands)
Average elevation 1,121 m (3,675 ft)
Coastline 2,525 Km
Mains electricity 110 V, 220 V
Emergency telephone numbers Emergency Telephone Numbers

Coat of arms

Flag map of French Polynesia

Flag map of French Polynesia

Motto of French Polynesia

"Tahiti Nui Mare'are'a"

National animal of French Polynesia

The National animal of French Polynesia is Sea turtles

National Animal of French Polynesia - Sea turtles

National flower of French Polynesia

The National flower of French Polynesia is Gardenia Taitensis. Botanical name is The Tahitian Gardenia.

National flower of French Polynesia - Gardenia Taitensis

National bird of French Polynesia

The National bird of French Polynesia is Albatross

National bird of French Polynesia - Albatross

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French Polynesian Proverbs - Popular quotes, proverbs and sayings.

Our purpose here is to observe, to learn, to grow, to love; and then we return home.

None so deaf as those who would not hear.

One man's meat is another man's poison.

Half a loaf is better than none.

Don't blow your own trumpet.

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Country location

French Polynesia is a territory of France

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